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Kyle Turris | Center

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/14/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 191
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Kyle Turris scored a goal and an assist in Sunday's 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay.
Turris opened the scoring just 32 seconds into the game, and he picked up the primary assist on Mark Stone's second period goal. The 25-year-old has nine goals and 27 points in 38 games this season. He's currently on pace to reach the 58-point mark for the second consecutive season. Jan 4 - 10:06 PM

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Kyle Turris scored a highlight reel shorthanded goal and added an assist in the Senators 6-2 win over Anaheim on Friday.

Turris made a sweet move to beat two Duck defenders to score his seventh of the year in the Sens blowout win. Mike Hoffman also added two goals for Ottawa who scored the first four goals of this game to make it a blowout. Turris was one of five Senator players to collect two points on the night. Bobby Ryan had two assists against his old team and Mika Zibanejad added a goal and a helper as well.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 12:09:00 AM

Kyle Turris scored early and late and that was enough offense to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-0 shutout of the Devils in New Jersey Wednesday night.

Turris notched his first goal of the game and fifth of the season on the Sens' first shot on goal. It came on a power play at 2:26 of the first period. Then, with only one second remaining in the third period, Turris scored his sixth goal of the season into the Devils' empty net. The Sens only put 16 shots on net in the game, compared with 34 for the Devils, who were stymied by Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson. The Sens were 5-for-5 on the penalty kill. The Sens (13-12-6) won in regulation for the first time under new coach Dave Cameron, who is 2-1-1 since replacing Paul MacLean on Dec. 8.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 09:46:00 PM

Kyle Turris notched a goal and an assist in Ottawa's 4-3 loss to Detroit on Monday.

His fourth goal of the season gave the Senators a 1-0 lead on a first-period power play. Turris has generated seven points in his past seven contests to give him 14 on the year.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 09:30:00 AM

The Ottawa Senators struggled in the faceoff circle in their 3-2 loss to St. Louis on Saturday.

Kyle Turris was awful in the circle, losing 12 of 14 faceoffs. Mika Zibanejad scored a goal but wasn't much better as he won just 27% of his draws. Overall, Ottawa lost the faceoff battle 37-23. It's hard to control the play when you aren't winning possession of the puck early on. Turris has also been struggling in the goal department this year with three in 19 games.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 11:59:00 AM

Kyle Turris scored a goal and added an assist in the Sens' 4-3 OT loss to Vancouver on Tuesday.

Turris collected his second goal in as many games while playing next door to his home town in Vancouver. Turris has 10 points in 15 games this season while playing first line minutes for the Senators. Matt Hoffman and Mark Stone rounded out the scoring for Ottawa who were playing from behind for most of the night.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 02:18:00 AM

Kyle Turris ended a 12-game goalless drought on Sunday in a 5-3 loss to Toronto.

His last goal came in Ottawa's opener against Nashville back on Oct. 9. Turris also won 12 of 19 faceoffs versus the Leafs on Sunday, but he finished with a minus-3 rating.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014 10:51:00 AM

Kyle Turris has not scored a goal since the first game of the season.

Although he has registered five assists over the Senators' next nine games, he needs to pick up his game if he is to be considered a legitimate number one center. Turris' faceoff work (44.3% success rate) could also use some improving. We predicted that Turris would have some growing pains this season without Jason Spezza to play ahead of him in Ottawa. It looks as if that is exactly what is happening.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Sun, Nov 2, 2014 10:53:00 AM

Kyle Turris contributed a pair of assists in Ottawa's win against Columbus on Tuesday.

Both of his helpers came in the third period to help the Senators break a 2-2 tie and win the game by a score of 5-2. Turris has one goal and five helpers in eight matches.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 11:21:00 AM

Kyle Turris has earned a point in each of Ottawa's first three games of the year.

He has picked up an assist in each of his last two outings after he scored a goal in the Senators' regular season opener. Turris helped set up a power-play goal by Clarke MacArthur on Monday to give Ottawa a 1-0 win over Florida. He's been playing well as the team's undisputed number one center in the early going, but his work on faceoffs has been abysmal. He has 20 wins on the draw and a 37 percent efficiency rating.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 08:32:00 AM

Kyle Turris scored the opening goal in Ottawa's 3-2 loss to Nashville on Thursday night, converting on a wrist shot just over the blueline that fooled Pekka Rinne.

Clarke MacArthur and Mark Borowiecki received assists on the goal from Turris, who notched 58 points and finished plus-22 for the Sens last season. The 25 year-old needs to prove that he can maintain those impressive stats on a consistent basis.
Fri, Oct 10, 2014 01:23:00 AM

Kyle Turris doesn't think he needs to adjust his game as Ottawa's projected number one center.

"I don't think I'm going to adjust my game, maybe the preparation mentally you have to be a little stronger, outside of that I have to continue to play my game and improve my game," he said. "I think that will be alright." Turris feels lucky to have learned from Jason Spezza and he knows what to expect from handling the role in the past when Spezza was hurt. He also played between Clarke MacArthur and Bobby Ryan last season, which served primarily as the Senators' top unit.
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 04:22:00 PM

Barring a trade by the Ottawa Senators, Kyle Turris is the primary candidate to fill the first-line, center's job left vacant by the departure of Jason Spezza.

Two seasons ago, when Spezza was injured, Turris was 22 and forced into the top spot. When Spezza returned in 2013-14, Turris was relieved. He said he enjoyed centering the second line and not having to see the opposition's best defensive players every shift. He responded with his best NHL season -- 26 goals, 32 assists, 58 points and a plus-22 rating -- and at least part of that had to do with the extra breathing space. Now Turris is better equipped for the more prominent posting. "I definitely think I've learned a lot over the past two years from those experiences, from being put into that role when Spezz was hurt, and seeing how hard the matchup is," Turris said. "I just tried to take that mentality and put it into the role I had this past year. This upcoming year, if I'm put into that role again, I think the experience I have now will work in my favor, to know what to expect and how better to prepare for it. If I get that opportunity I'll be excited about it."
Source: Ottawa Sun
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 09:58:00 AM

Kyle Turris played well for Canada at the IIHF World Hockey Championships.

The Canadians were eliminated from medal contention by virtue of Thursday's 3-2 loss to Finland, but Turris scored for Canada in the loss and registered six points in eight games overall. Turris also had a very strong 2013-14 NHL campaign registering 58 points and establishing himself as a solid number two center in the league. He makes a decent mid to late round pick for 2014-15.
Sat, May 24, 2014 11:45:00 AM

Kyle Turris will play for Canada at the upcoming IIHF Hockey Championships in Belarus.

He will be joined by Ottawa teammate Marc Methot for the tourney that starts May 9th. Turris had a very nice season with 26 goals and 58 points and established himself as a bona fide number two center in the NHL.
Fri, Apr 18, 2014 11:05:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Mika Zibanejad
3David Legwand
4Zack Smith
5Curtis Lazar
6Jean-Gabriel Pageau
LW1Clarke MacArthur
2Mike Hoffman
3Milan Michalek
4Colin Greening
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Alex Chiasson
4Chris Neil
5Erik Condra
D1Erik Karlsson
2Marc Methot
3Jared Cowen
4Cody Ceci
5Chris Phillips
6Patrick Wiercioch
7Eric Gryba
8Mark Borowiecki
G1Craig Anderson
2Robin Lehner