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Mike Hoffman | Winger

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/24/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 185
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Ottawa is open to giving Mike Hoffman a long-term deal if he continues to rack up points like he did in his successful rookie campaign.
The Senators would like to see him improve his two-way game and play with more consistency, though. "Mike's play tailed off a bit in the second half (two goals in the last 16 games) and we want to see if Mike can do it again ... we have a lot of confidence and faith Mike can do that next year," said assistant GM Pierre Dorion. Hoffman was awarded a one-year, $2 million deal from arbitration. Aug 4 - 11:16 AM

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Mike Hoffman has been awarded a one-year, $2 million deal from arbitration.

That's a pretty good deal for Ottawa after Hoffman led the Senators with 27 goals last season. He posted 48 points in 79 games during his rookie campaign.
Aug 3 - 3:48 PM

The verdict on Mike Hoffman's arbitration hearing won't be known until Sunday night at the earliest.

Hoffman and the Senators had their hearing on Thursday. The young forward led Ottawa in goals last season with 27. He was asking for $3.4 million while the club was countering with $1.75 million.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Aug 1 - 10:38 AM

Mike Hoffman has filed an arbitration request of $3.4 million.

The Ottawa Senators are countering at $1.75 million. Hoffman broke out last season with 27 goals and 48 points in 79 games. His arbitration hearing is scheduled for Thursday.
Jul 28 - 10:49 AM

Mike Hoffman's arbitration hearing has been scheduled for July 30.

Hoffman broke out in 2014-14 with 27 goals and 48 points in 79 contests. That should be more than enough to earn him his first one-way contract.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 13 - 6:08 PM

Mike Hoffman, who had a breakout rookie season in 2014-15, has filed for salary arbitration.

The talented winger made $750,000 last season but is due for a significant increase after scoring 27 goals and registering 48 points in 79 games. Although we do not know what figures have been filed by either side, we do know that the Senators and Hoffman are very far apart in their positions at present. Stay tuned.
Jul 4 - 11:05 AM

Mike Hoffman has received a qualifying offer from the Senators.

The two sides will continue working on a new contract. Ottawa also sent qualifying offers to Alex Chiasson, Shane Prince and Cole Schneider.
Jun 29 - 6:24 PM

Ottawa isn't close to a new contract with Mike Hoffman.

Senators assistant GM Pierre Dorion told TSN 1200 on Thursday that talks with Hoffman's representatives have gone well so far. He is a restricted free agent on July 1 after he broke out in 2014-15 with 27 goals and 48 points in 79 games.
Jun 25 - 6:40 PM

Mike Hoffman isn't disappointed that he wasn't nominated for the Calder Trophy (top rookie).

"I wouldn’t say disappointed, those guys had excellent years and should definitely be proud of themselves and deserve to be there," Hoffman said. "What do you do? It’s not up to me. I played as hard as I could every game, so at the end of the day it doesn’t lie in my hands." Teammate Mark Stone, Florida defenseman Aaron Ekblad and Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau were the three nominees. Hoffman finished the regular season with 27 goals and 48 points in 79 games.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Apr 26 - 9:20 AM

Mike Hoffman scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Hoffman picked up the primary assist on Bobby Ryan's first period goal, and he scored a goal of his own in the third period. Patrick Weircioch, Erik Karlsson and Eric Condra also scored for the Senators. The Senators appeared to be dead in the water after going down 3-0 in the series but they will now return home trailing 3-2. Ottawa has allowed just three goals in three games since Craig Anderson replaced Andrew Hammond in the series. Game six will take place on Sunday night at 6:00 PM EST. Hoffman now has two goals and three points in five playoff games in 2015.
Apr 24 - 10:00 PM

Mike Hoffman was promoted to the second line on Wednesday in Game 4 alongside Mika Zibanejad and Bobby Ryan.

Hoffman had been playing on the fourth line of the Senators. He scored the only goal of the game in Ottawa's 1-0 victory to stay alive in the playoffs. Montreal leads the series 3-1.
Apr 23 - 11:18 AM

Mike Hoffman, who led the Senators in goals during the regular season with 27, scored the only goal that mattered for Ottawa Wednesday night.

Hoffman found the net at 9:05 of the third period to give the Sens a 1-0 victory over the visiting Montreal Canadiens. The win enabled Ottawa to avoid being swept out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Montreal leads the best-of-seven, first-round series 3-1. The teams will return to Montreal for Game 5 Friday night. For Hoffman, the goal was his first of the postseason. It was the result largely of some hustle by center Mika Zibanejad. He hit the Canadiens' Tom Gilbert as the defenseman tried to backhand the puck out of the zone and along the boards from the corner. The puck was knocked down at the blue line, where Sens defenseman Cody Ceci was able to get possession and set up Hoffman in the high slot. Zibanejad went from the corner to the front of the net and screened Canadiens goaltender Carey Price as Hoffman's shot went in high on the glove side. For the first time in the series, the Sens didn't have a 1-0 lead after the first period.
Apr 22 - 10:18 PM

Mike Hoffman will open the postseason on the fourth line.

He led the Senators with 27 goals during the regular season, but Milan Michalek's return from injury will bump him to a combination with David Legwand and Alex Chiasson. Wednesday's game in Montreal will be his first in the NHL playoffs.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 15 - 5:40 PM

Mike Hoffman netted his 27th goal of the year in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win against Pittsburgh.

He entered the match with no goals and one assist in his past seven games. Hoffman leads all rookies with 27 goals and he ranks fourth with 48 points in 77 contests.
Apr 8 - 9:41 AM

Mike Hoffman recorded a goal and two assists in Monday's big 5-2 win over the Sharks.

Believe it or not, this was Hoffman's second three-point effort of the season (and career). While his goal was merely an empty-netter, his assists were well earned, and he also contributed a hit and three blocks. Hoffman continues to lead the team in goals with 26, and ranks fifth in points with 46.
Mar 24 - 1:32 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2Mika Zibanejad
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Curtis Lazar
6Eric O'Dell
LW1Clarke MacArthur
2Mike Hoffman
3Milan Michalek
4Colin Greening
5Matt Puempel
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Alex Chiasson
4Chris Neil
D1Erik Karlsson
2Marc Methot
3Cody Ceci
4Patrick Wiercioch
5Jared Cowen
6Mark Borowiecki
7Chris Phillips
G1Craig Anderson
2Andrew Hammond