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Michael Blunden | Winger | #14

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/15/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 217
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (43) / CHI
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The Ottawa Senators have returned Michael Blunden back to AHL Binghamton.
A career minor leaguer, Blunden doesn't boast any fantasy value unfortunately. The 29-year-old forward has 13 points and 141 penalty minutes in 124 career NHL games. Sat, Nov 12, 2016 02:29:00 PM

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The Senators have summoned Michael Blunden.

Blunden has three goals and four points in nine AHL contests in 2016-17. The 29-year-old forward has 13 points and 141 penalty minutes in 124 career NHL games.
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 02:31:00 PM

Ottawa has waived Michael Blunden.

He is expected to begin the year with Binghamton of the AHL if he clears. Blunden appeared in 20 games with the Lightning last campaign, but spent most of the year in the minors with Syracuse where he had 38 points in 49 matches.
Wed, Oct 5, 2016 04:22:00 PM

Michael Blunden has inked a two-year, two-way deal with the Ottawa Senators worth $1.475M.

Blunden had three goals and five points in 20 games with Tampa Bay in 2015-16. At the AHL level, he had 21 goals and 38 points in 49 contests. The 29-year-old will ding the cap at $737.5K while up with the big boys.
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 04:29:00 PM

Michael Blunden will tag in for Erik Condra in Tuesday's Game 3 against the Islanders.

Blunden, who has not played since Game 5 against Detroit due to an upper body injury, has no points in five games this postseason.
Tue, May 3, 2016 06:38:00 PM

Michael Blunden (upper body) feels good and may be back in the lineup for Game 3 on Tuesday night.

If the Lightning dress 12 forwards then you can expect Blunden to play with Jonathan Marchessault and Vladislav Namestnikov on the fourth line. Tampa Bay could choose to go with seven defensemen, though. Blunden is slated to be a game-time decision.
Tue, May 3, 2016 05:35:00 PM

Michael Blunden (upper body) hopes to be available to play on Tuesday in Game 3 versus the Islanders.

He skated on Monday at practice after missing the first two games of Tampa Bay's second-round series because of an upper-body injury.
Mon, May 2, 2016 02:47:00 PM

Michael Blunden didn't play in Game 1 because of an upper-body injury.

He should be considered day-to-day for now. If he isn't ready to return on Saturday then Jonathan Marchessault could play again in Game 2 versus the New York Islanders.
Fri, Apr 29, 2016 08:34:00 AM

Michael Blunden will be a healthy scratch in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal against the Islanders.

Jonathan Marchessault will dress instead after being a scratch all of Round 1. Matt Taormina will also be scratched. He dressed in Game 4 against Detroit, but only saw the ice in a measly 2:39.
Wed, Apr 27, 2016 07:07:00 PM

Michael Blunden is enjoying his time in the playoffs, especially since at this time last year he was recovering from reconstructive knee surgery from a torn ACL and MCL.

"Mike has earned his way here," coach Jon Cooper said. "There are those players who give those 8-12 minutes a night that will do anything for their teammates. He's big, will go to any area on the ice, phenomenal on the bench. He's one of those guys who can get under the opponent's skin a little bit." He doesn't get much ice time or score many points, but his teammates love the energy he brings to the ice.
Wed, Apr 20, 2016 10:27:00 AM

Michael Blunden will be scratched against Detroit on Tuesday night.

Unfortunately there's not fantasy value here. Blunden has posted just 12 points in 116 career NHL games.
Source: Corey Long
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 06:20:00 PM

Tampa Bay summoned Michael Bluden from AHL Syracuse on Saturday.

The 29-year-old career tweener has posted just 12 points in 113 career NHL games. By that measure, you can leave him on the pine.
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 07:13:00 PM

Michael Blunden has been assigned to AHL Syracuse.

He has contributed two goals and two assists in nine games with the Lightning this season, but it looks like Tampa Bay will get Tyler Johnson and Brian Boyle back from injury.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 04:08:00 PM

In a late switch, Mike Blunden tagged in for Matt Carle on Saturday night against Columbus.

Still no word on why Carle was left on the bench tonight, but we'll keep you posted. Blunden meanwhile offers no fantasy value.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 07:48:00 PM

Michael Blunden will be scratched from Saturday's match with Columbus.

Though Blunden has compiled two points, nine PIMs, and 17 hits through his eight games with Tampa Bay this season, he has just 112 games at the NHL spread over the last 10 years. Which unfortunately means he lacks fantasy value.
Source: Corey Long
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 06:27:00 PM

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