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Kyle Turris | Center | #7

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/14/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (3) / ARI
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Kyle Turris can become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2017-18 campaign.
Turris currently has a $3.5 million cap hit and he will be due for a significant raise. He has played well as the top center on the Senators, while racking up 265 points in 396 games in six seasons with the team. Turris led Ottawa with 27 goals last year and he recorded 55 points in 78 matches. If he did hit free agency then there's no doubt that there would be plenty of interested clubs. Jul 31 - 8:35 AM

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Kyle Turris had five shots and an assist in Ottawa's 2-1 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.

He registered his fifth assist and ninth point of the playoffs to help the Senators avoid elimination at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Turris and Erik Karlsson had assists on a power-play goal by Bobby Ryan in the second period. The marker ended Ottawa's 0-for-29 drought during a two-man advantage.
May 24 - 8:33 AM

The Ottawa Senators are struggling mightily on the power play right now.

Ottawa went 0-for-4 in Friday night's loss to Pittsburgh, which now puts them in an 0-for-25 slump in their last nine games. "I think everybody is frustrated," forward Kyle Turris said. "We haven’t capitalized on the power play, a couple of my passes were off and we weren’t connecting on plays that we needed to make to get our momentum going and to give ourselves an opportunity to capitalize. We’ve got to start with that, and it will eventually come. First we have to execute."
May 20 - 10:13 AM

Kyle Turris filled up the stat sheet Saturday night in the Senators' 5-4 OT win over the Rangers in Game 5 of their second round series.

Not only did Turris score the overtime-winning goal, he led all players with nine hits, was 15 for 23 in the faceoff dot, took three shots on goal and was a plus two for the evening. Is it any wonder that Turris was named the game's first star? Playing in Ottawa Turris doesn't get a lot of press, but the casual hockey fan should now be aware how good a player Turris really is.
May 7 - 8:21 AM

Kyle Turris scored the game-winning goal in Ottawa's 5-4 OT win in Game 5.

What a wacky game. The Rangers built up a 2-0 lead in the first period, but the Sens managed to score three unanswered goals to go ahead 3-2. New York scored the next two goals before former Ranger Derick Brassard tied up at four with less than 1:30 remaining in regulation. In the extra frame, it took Turris 6:28 seconds to find the back of the net. The Sens forward finished the night with a plus-2 rating, three shots on goal and nine hits in 24:58 of ice time. Turris is up to three goals and three assists in 11 games this postseason. The Senators are up 3-2 in the best-of-seven series. Ottawa will look to put the Rangers away in Game 6 at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night.
May 6 - 6:33 PM

Kyle Turris scored Ottawa’s only goal in their 4-1 loss to the Rangers in Game 4.

It’s the second straight game that the Senators have managed to score just one goal against Henrik Lundqvist. In both instances, the goal was pretty meaningless. Turris’ goal at the 13:34 mark of the third period cut his team’s deficit to 4-1, but that’s as close as they’d come to making it a game. Turris is up to two goals and five points in 10 playoff games. The Senators were able to build up a 2-0 lead in the series, but they haven’t looked overly impressive in Games 3 and 4 of the series. It’ll be interesting to see what adjustments they make now that they’re heading back home for Game 5 on Saturday afternoon.
May 4 - 10:27 PM

Kyle Turris ended a nine-game goalless slump in Game 6 against Boston.

He notched just one goal and one assist in six playoff outings in Round 1, but insists that he is confident going into Ottawa's next series versus the New York Rangers.
Apr 27 - 9:20 AM

Kyle Turris has chipped in one assist in four postseason games against Boston.

Turris led the team with 27 goals during the regular season, but he hasn't found the back of the net yet in Ottawa's first-round series versus the Bruins. He has been credited with just one shot on goal in each of the last three matches. It's a good thing that the Senators hold a 3-1 series lead or else there would be plenty of heat on Turris to pick it up offensively.
Apr 21 - 9:21 AM

Kyle Turris will be a healthy scratch on Sunday versus the Islanders.

Turris will get the Senators' last game off to rest up for the playoffs. His regular season closes with 27 goals and 55 points along with 61 blocks in 78 games.
Apr 9 - 3:28 PM

Kyle Turris amassed one goal and two assists in Monday's 5-4 shootout loss to Detroit.

He scored his 27th goal and added his 27th assist during the third period to help Ottawa rally from a 4-2 deficit. Turris and the Senators will host the Red Wings on Tuesday night.
Apr 4 - 10:51 AM

Kyle Turris picked up a goal and an assist in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday.

Turris took a slick pass from Cody Ceci before ripping a point shot through traffic and passed Steve Mason for his 26th of the year. Turris has picked up seven points in his last seven games and is leading the push to get the Sens into the playoffs. He has now matched his career high of 26 goals, leaving him with seven games to surpass that mark. His assist came on Erik Karlsson's 15th goal of the year.
Mar 28 - 10:47 PM

Kyle Turris scored two goals in a 3-2 win over Boston on Tuesday night.

He gave the Senators a 2-1 lead after the second period and got the game winner in the third. He has 25 goals and 48 points in 69 games this year.
Mar 22 - 10:59 AM

Kyle Turris scored a goal in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Turris' power play goal at the 11:23 mark of the third period tied the game at one. Unfortunately for the Senators, they gave up a late goal to Richard Panik. Turris has 23 goals and 22 assists in 66 games this season. Erik Karlsson and Mike Hoffman picked up the assists on Ottawa's only goal.
Mar 16 - 11:45 PM

Kyle Turris is expected to return from a bruised finger on Tuesday night.

Turris was considered to be probable to play against Tampa Bay on Monday and he skated between Ryan Dzingel and Zack Smith during Tuesday's morning session.
Mar 14 - 11:02 AM

Kyle Turris (finger) is regarded as probable for Tuesday's contest.

That seems even more likely given that Ottawa has already taken the step of sending Phil Varone to the minors. Turris has missed three straight games.
Mar 13 - 1:45 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Nate Thompson
5Colin White
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Zack Smith
3Clarke MacArthur
4Ryan Dzingel
5Nick Paul
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
4Tom Pyatt
5Christopher DiDomenico
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Cody Ceci
4Fredrik Claesson
5Mark Borowiecki
6Johnny Oduya
7Chris Wideman
8Thomas Chabot
9Ben Harpur
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon
3Andrew Hammond