It wasn't Zack Smith's fault the Senators fell to the Blue Jackets 7-6 on Sunday in overtime.
There's mutual interest between Zack Smith and the Senators to work out a new contract.
Zack Smith earned a goal and an assist in Ottawa's 5-3 win over Edmonton on Sunday.
Zack Smith will play in Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals.
The Senators are hoping that Zack Smith will be able to return from his abdominal injury this coming Saturday.
Zack Smith was placed on I/R on Thursday by the Senators with an abdominal injury.
Zack Smith will sit out at least Ottawa's next two games due to an abdominal strain.
Zack Smith suffered an upper-body injury in Tuesday's game against the Rangers.
Zack Smith notched two goals and an assist in the Senators' 6-2 throbbing of the Islanders on Sunday night.
Zack Smith scored his fourth goal of the season during Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Kings.
Zack Smith scored in Friday's 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Zack Smith will return from his undisclosed injury to face the Sabres on Saturday.
Zack Smith didn't take part in Ottawa's practice on Friday.
Zack Smith is back with Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mark Stone.