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Matt Kassian | Winger

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/28/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 232
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Matt Kassian is still an unrestricted free agent with training camps just around the corner, but he isn't concerned.
"There's been two-ways (offers) and tryout (invitations). I'm not too worried," said Kassian, who has talked to several teams. He suited up in 33 games with Ottawa last season and amassed 63 penalty minutes, while picking up two points. Aug 28 - 5:25 PM

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Don't be surprised if Matt Kassian draws into the Senators' lineup against Toronto Saturday night and again Sunday against the Penguins,

The Battle of Ontario, even with both the Sens and the Leafs out of the playoff hunt, is always a spirited affair and Kassian may be needed if things get a little rough. Plus, Mika Zibanejad will miss both weekend games due to injury so there is room to play Kassian.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Apr 12 - 11:20 AM

Matt Kassian will be in the Ottawa lineup Saturday afternoon against Boston.

He draws back in at the expense of Stephane Da Costa, who was assigned to Binghamton of the AHL Friday to play over the Olympic break.
Feb 8 - 9:02 AM

Matt Kassian will suit up against Toronto Saturday night.

Ottawa coach Paul MacLean obviously believes he needs a little more muscle in the lineup against the physical Leafs. Stephane Da Costa will sacrafice his spot in the lineup and sit in the press box Saturday night.
Feb 1 - 1:22 PM

Matt Kassian and Joel Corvo will be healthy scratches against the Hurricanes Saturday afternoon.

They, along with Patrick Wiercioch, will sit in the press box in PNC arena. Just thought you'd like to know.
Jan 25 - 9:47 AM

Matt Kassian will likely be a healthy scratch against the Rangers Saturday.

He will give way to Chris Neil who is returning from a three-week absence due to a lower-body injury.
Jan 18 - 10:31 AM

Matt Kassian will be a healthy scratch against the Bruins Saturday.

Just in case you are the one person who has Kassian on your fantasy roster.
Sat, Dec 28, 2013 11:37:00 AM

Matt Kassian will suit up Saturday against the Maple Leafs.

The Senators are going with a tougher lineup against their provincial rivals, so Stephane Da Costa will be a healthy scratch after he play Friday night in Buffalo.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 02:40:00 PM

Matt Kassian is a healthy scratch for the Senators in Game 2 of their second-round series with the Penguins.

The 26-year-old played in Game 1, getting 9:42 of ice time and a shot on goal. Guillaume Latendresse, who has played in two playoff games this year, gets the chance in Kassian's place.
Fri, May 17, 2013 07:39:00 PM

Matt Kassian drew into the lineup Friday night for the Senators.

Coach Paul MacLean has decided to sit rookie Cory Conacher, so clearly he wanted to add some size and toughness to the lineup. Conacher had a shot on goal and two penalty minutes in 9:17 of Game 1. Kassian had a goal in 15 games this season. It's his playoff debut.
Fri, May 3, 2013 07:35:00 PM

Matt Kassian will be in the Ottawa lineup against the Flyers Saturday night.

He will play at the expense of Guillaume Latendresse as coach Paul MacLean wants a little more muscle in the lineup against the physical Philly squad. If you need some PIMs considering starting Kassian.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 12:24:00 PM

Matt Kassian will be in the lineup Saturday night against Toronto.

He was a healthy scratch a couple of times the past week or so. Don't be surprised if Kassian has a little spat with Colton Orr or Frazer McLaren.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 11:58:00 AM

It sounds like Matt Kassian might be the odd man out in Ottawa on Friday.

With Milan Michalek back in action, Sportsnet's Ian Mendes reports that Kassian will be a healthy scratch. The big forward has one goal and 32 PIM in 13 games played for the Senators this season.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 05:13:00 PM

Matt Kassian finished Ottawa's 4-0 loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday night with 20 penalty minutes.

This is the type of game that could win penalty minutes for those in weekly-scoring leagues, though we're sure there aren't many out there who actually owned him. Chris Neil also had a valuable fantasy night, with 14 penalty minutes, four shots on goal and six hits.
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 10:28:00 PM

Matt Kassian dropped the gloves for the first time as a member of the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.

He fought Tampa Bay's B.J. Crombeen, who ended up with 22 minutes in penalties on the night, in the first period. Kassian has one goal, 13 hits and seven PIMs in five games with the Senators since being acquired in a trade with Minnesota a couple of weeks ago.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 11:15:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2David Legwand
3Mika Zibanejad
4Zack Smith
5Jean-Gabriel Pageau
LW1Clarke MacArthur
2Milan Michalek
3Colin Greening
4Mike Hoffman
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Alex Chiasson
3Mark Stone
4Chris Neil
5Erik Condra
D1Erik Karlsson
2Marc Methot
3Jared Cowen
4Cody Ceci
5Chris Phillips
6Patrick Wiercioch
7Eric Gryba
G1Craig Anderson
2Robin Lehner