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Marc Methot | Defenseman | #3

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 228
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 6 (168) / CLM
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Marc Methot scored the game-winning goal and registered an assist in Ottawa's 5-1 win over Pittsburgh in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final.
Kyle Turris, Derick Brassard, and Mike Hoffman each recorded a goal and an assist for the Senators. Zack Smith accounted for the Senators' other marker. It was Smith's first goal of the 2017 playoffs. Bobby Ryan registered two assists, giving him five goals and 13 points in 15 contests. May 17 - 11:27 PM

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Marc Methot recorded his first point of the playoffs in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Rangers.

He had an assist on Erik Karlsson's game winner late in the third period. "We're playing the New York Rangers here, there's no way we're going to let ourselves get too high here, it's only Game 1," said Methot. "We still have a long way to go. You're put yourself in a good position when you win that first game, so we'll take it." He has six points in 26 career postseason appearances.
Apr 28 - 9:07 AM

Marc Methot's injured finger felt okay in Game 2.

Mathot was a touch concern about his ability to get through the contest, but in the end he was able to. He had a minus-one rating in 18:12 minutes of ice time in his return. He was sidelined for nearly a month due to the injury.
Apr 16 - 3:08 PM

Marc Methot is out with his teammates for the pre-game warmup skating alongside Erik Karlsson ahead of Game 2 against the Boston Bruins.

Methot missed nine regular-season games and one playoff game due to a broken finger after taking a slash from Sidney Crosby. The Senators will be happy to get his steadying presence back in their lineup.
Apr 15 - 2:56 PM

As of right now, it appears that Ottawa Senators defensemen Marc Methot will make his return to the lineup for Game 2 of the series against the Bruins.

The Senators are being cautious and expect to make the final decision after the pre-game warmup but Methot said he feels "pretty good". It would be a big boost to the Sens lineup if they can get Methot's steadying presence back.
Apr 15 - 12:14 PM

Marc Methot said his finger feels "pretty good" right now.

Methot missed the end of the regular season and Game 1 of the playoffs because of a lacerated finger, but it sounds like he'll be back in the lineup sooner than later. It's unclear if he'll be available for Saturday afternoon's game. If he doesn't play on Saturday, he's expected to be in the lineup for Game 3 in Boston on Monday. "I felt pretty good out there and, at this point, we’re just going to have to wait until (Saturday) morning and see what happens and discuss everything with the coaches and the trainers," Methot said.
Apr 15 - 9:54 AM

Marc Methot (finger) took part in Friday's practice.

Methot was paired with Erik Karlsson, so that will likely be his partner if he draws into the lineup on Saturday. A decision won't be made about his availability before Saturday morning at the earliest.
Apr 14 - 12:19 PM

Marc Methot (finger) will be a game-time decision for Game 2 on Saturday.

Methot was also regarded as a game-time decision on Wednesday and was ultimately held out of the contest. He last played on March 23. If he's unavailable again on Saturday, then Fredrik Claesson might draw into the lineup again.
Apr 13 - 1:24 PM

As expected, Marc Methot (finger) isn't ready to return for Game 1.

Methot was initially regarded as a game-time decision, but his absence was anticipated based on the pregame warmup pairings. Fredrik Claesson is in the Senators' lineup as a result.
Apr 12 - 7:13 PM

Based on the pregame warmups, Marc Methot (finger) will not play in Game 1 on Wednesday.

That's not official yet, but it looks like Fredrik Claesson will take his place and be paired with Erik Karlsson. Methot has been regarded as a game-time decision.
Apr 12 - 6:45 PM

Marc Methot (finger) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday.

Methot is available to play in Game 1 against Boston, but coach Guy Boucher may decide to give the defenseman more time to heal. If Methot doesn't play then Fredrik Claesson is expected to take his place.
Apr 12 - 1:00 PM

Marc Methot (finger) isn't sure if he will be in the lineup on Wednesday night.

"I don't know yet (about Game 1). I just got off the ice," said Methot after Tuesday's practice. "I've got to go talk to the trainers." He hasn't played since Mar. 23 because of a lacerated finger.
Apr 11 - 4:47 PM

Marc Methot (finger) will participate in Tuesday's practice.

After that there's a good chance that Methot will participate in Game 1 on Wednesday. He had no goals and 12 assists in 68 regular season games.
Apr 10 - 11:35 AM

Marc Methot (finger) skated on Thursday.

Senators GM Pierre Dorion expects to have Methot, Bobby Ryan and Zack Smith back in the lineup for the playoffs. Methot has been sidelined since Mar. 23 after his finger was mangled by a slash from Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby.
Apr 7 - 9:36 AM

Coach Guy Boucher noted that Marc Methot (finger) will not return before the end of the regular season.

His finger was "shattered" by a Sidney Crosby slash, so he may not be available for the start of the playoffs, assuming the Senators get in. We'll keep you posted. Methot's regular season ends with 12 assists, 77 blocks and 164 hits in 68 games.
Apr 1 - 12:45 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Chris Kelly
5Colin White
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Zack Smith
3Ryan Dzingel
4Nick Paul
5Tom Pyatt
6Clarke MacArthur
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
4Viktor Stalberg
5Chris Neil
6Tommy Wingels
7Christopher DiDomenico
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
8Ben Harpur
9Jyrki Jokipakka
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon
3Matt O'Connor