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Marc Methot | Defenseman

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 228
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Marc Methot (concussion) will draw back into the Senators' lineup on Wednesday.
Methot was forced to miss three games due to the injury. He has a goal in five contests this season. His return corresponds with Chris Wideman being projected as a healthy scratch. Oct 28 - 11:50 AM

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Marc Methot (concussion) skated Monday as a full participant in practice.

"It was a hard practice and I got through it, so that's good," Methot said. He is hoping to be OK to play in Wednesday's game against Calgary. He won't rush himself back from a concussion, especially after he suffered a bit of a setback over the weekend.
Oct 27 - 10:57 AM

Marc Methot will be scratched with due to a concussion on Saturday night against Arizona.

It's a terrible injury to sustain, so hopefully Methot will be able to make a speedy recovery. He was scheduled to play Saturday, but he sustained a bit of a setback. Consider Methot day-to-day for now. Chris Wideman will take his place.
Oct 24 - 6:57 PM

Marc Methot (concussion) might participate in Saturday's game.

Methot has missed two games due to the injury. It's worth emphasizing that he still needs to be medically cleared before he can return.
Oct 23 - 12:51 PM

Marc Methot (concussion) skated Wednesday as an extra defender.

If he passes his baseline test Thursday then Methot is expected to play Saturday night versus Arizona. He isn't projected to play Thursday, though.
Oct 21 - 12:01 PM

Marc Methot apparently has a concussion, according to GM Bryan Murray.

The Senators originally thought Methot's flu-like symptoms were just an illness, but then discovered it was more than that. Still, he may not be sidelined for very long and will see if he can practice with the team Wednesday.
Oct 20 - 11:25 AM

Marc Methot (illness) didn't skate Monday, but he's expected to play Thursday against New Jersey.

He sat out this past Saturday's game due to illness. Consider him day-to-day for now, but get ready to activate him if you normally would.
Oct 20 - 11:18 AM

Marc Methot is sick with the flu, so Chris Wideman will make his NHL debut Saturday against Nashville.

The 25-year-old defender Wideman has put up 30 goals and 130 points over the last three seasons with AHL Binghamton, including 19 goals and 61 points last season. If he gets hot, he may be worth a spot at the end of your lineup.
Oct 17 - 7:27 PM

Marc Methot (undisclosed) didn't finish practice on Sunday.

Head coach Dave Cameron called the move precautionary. It certainly doesn't appear to be a serious injury but we'll be keeping an eye on the situation. The 30-year-old missed 37 games with a back injury last season.
Sep 20 - 2:40 PM

An optimistic Marc Methot is looking forward to next season after enduring through last year's injury and contract dispute.

"Last year was a bit of nightmare in terms of dealing with the injury, so it’s finally nice to be going into the season healthy, and I’m in pretty good shape right now," Methot said. "(The contract dispute) was one of the most stressful things that I’ve had to deal with during my career... it’s not easy when you worry about your future and your security and all of that ties into it. Having that comfort now is just great."
Aug 15 - 11:40 AM

Marc Methot believes that coming home will be a huge advantage for the Senators.

Ottawa dropped the first two games of the series in Montreal, but they will look to get back into it in game's three and four at home. "It’s nice to get back in our own beds, get a chance to regroup in front of our home crowd, so hopefully we will get a chance to get a couple of points out of it. Being able to play in front of our home crowd is, and should be, a huge advantage for our club."
Apr 19 - 9:13 AM

Marc Methot notched a goal and an assist in Ottawa's 5-2 win against Montreal on Thursday.

He also finished with a plus-3 rating, while logging a team-high 25:27 of ice time. It was Methot's first goal of the season. He has eight points in 29 games.
Mar 13 - 10:49 AM

Senators general manager Bryan Murray is happy about Marc Methot’s extension, partly because he didn’t have to go to five or six years.

Methot signed a four-year, $19.6 million extension Monday. "We didn’t want to go that term," Murray said. "The big thing was that Marc really wanted to stay in Ottawa, there’s no question about that. He got close to the number he thought he realistically thought he could get anyway." Murray acknowledged that he had to bump up the salary a bit since Methot didn’t get the term he wanted.
Feb 17 - 10:12 PM

Marc Methot has signed a four-year extension with the Ottawa Senators worth $19.6 million.

His new deal has an average annual value of $4.9 million and it has a modified 10-team no trade clause. You can scratch Methot's name off the trade market now. He would've been dealt had the two sides not been able to come to terms on a contract. Methot has been limited to 17 games this season due to injury, but the Ottawa native plays regularly with Erik Karlsson when he's healthy.
Feb 16 - 10:09 AM

The Senators are optimistic they will be able to re-sign Marc Methot, according to Sportsnet’s Damien Cox and Elliotte Friedman of HNIC.

Cox says that talks are "ongoing" and that it "sounds as though there’s lots of optimism." If Ottawa can’t reach an agreement with the 29-year-old, expect him to be moved. Methot has five points in 17 games this season.
Feb 14 - 9:30 PM

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