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Patrick Wiercioch | Defenseman

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (24) / 9/12/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 206
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Patrick Wiercioch will draw back into the Senators lineup Monday at Washington.
Wiercioch had previously been sidelined by an undisclosed injury but is finally healthy to suit up again for the Sens. On the season, he has a goal and three assists in 17 games played. Wiercioch will replace Chris Phillips on the blue line Monday night as the only change to the Senators lineup. Dec 22 - 5:00 PM

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Patrick Wiercioch will be a scratch on Saturday in Montreal.

The young defender appears to be nearing ready to make his return from injury.
Source: NHL.com
Dec 20 - 6:07 PM

Peter Wiercioch practiced Friday morning, but will not play against the Ducks.

Still no word on what's been ailing the young defender, but the fact that he was on the ice is good news nevertheless.
Dec 19 - 6:34 PM

Patrick Wiercioch is dealing with an undisclosed injury.

Wiercioch missed Tuesday's practice and is doubtful for Wednesday's contest. Chris Phillips is expected to draw back into the lineup after spending two games as a healthy scratch.
Dec 16 - 2:10 PM

Patrick Wiercioch is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Los Angeles.

Wiercioch was activated off injured reserve on Wednesday, but isn't in the Senators' lineup tonight. The 24-year-old should get into a game soon enough.
Dec 11 - 7:50 PM

Patrick Wiercioch is no longer on injured reserve, according to Ottawa's website.

He hasn't played since Nov. 29 because of an undisclosed ailment, but it appears he'll be available for Thursday's contest against Los Angeles.
Dec 10 - 6:16 PM

Patrick Wiercioch (undisclosed) was put on injured reserve Thursday night.

The move helped the Senators make room on their roster for Marc Methot, who made his season debut. Wiercioch's status is unclear at this time. He has missed Ottawa's past two games.
Dec 5 - 9:41 AM

Patrick Wiercioch will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Nashville.

The 24-year-old has one goal and three points in 10 games this season for the Senators. He's been a healthy scratch in Ottawa's last four games.
Nov 20 - 6:56 PM

Patrick Wiercioch netted his first goal of the year in Tuesday's win over Detroit.

"I was hoping it was going to come sooner, rather than later," said Wiercioch. "It was getting a little frustrating, putting pucks on net and not seeing the results." He scored the game winner in a 3-1 victory. Wiercioch has two points in eight games this campaign.
Nov 5 - 8:52 AM

Defenseman Patrick Wiercioch is hoping to make things work this season as a member of the Senators.

The offensive-minded defenseman struggled to remain in coach Paul MacLean's lineup last year, having been a healthy scratch on 29 occasions, but that hasn't prevented him from putting down roots in Ottawa. "You can worry about it, but it's not going to do much good for you," he said. "We're realistic of the business, and we kind of know what we're in for. Unless you have a no-movement clause, you're in play. That's just the way it is. You've got to see if you do get traded, it's an opportunity, another team wants you. There's just a lot of great fans here in Ottawa, and my wife and I really enjoy it here. We want to continue our stay." The rearguard's offensive abilities have never been in question, making him a potentially valuable fantasy asset if he can carve out a regular role in the lineup.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Aug 10 - 8:18 AM

Patrick Wiercioch registered another assist and had five shots in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the New York Islanders.

He has earned four helpers, including three on the power play, in his past five games since returning from the press box. Wiercioch has been a healthy scratch frequently this season, but he's made the most of his recent string of appearances. Depending on how deep your league is, he could be worthy of a flier.
Apr 3 - 10:47 AM

Patrick Wiercioch has contributed three assists in his past four games.

He has suited up in Ottawa's last four contests after being a healthy scratch for eight consecutive matches. Wiercioch is trying his best to stay in the lineup and picking up points is a good way to accomplish that.
Apr 1 - 8:25 AM

Patrick Wiercioch got back in the lineup on Tuesday night.

He had been a healthy scratch for eight straight games. He collected a power-play assist and logged 15:23 of ice time in Ottawa's 3-2 shootout loss to Florida. Wiercioch also finished the match with a minus-1 rating and two penalty minutes. He got the opportunity to play because of an injury to Chris Phillips.
Mar 26 - 8:08 AM

Patrick Wiercioch has been a healthy scratch for seven straight games.

He has 17 points in 42 appearances this season. "In fairness to (Wiercioch), him, Gryba and Cowen as young defencemen in the league were expected to come in the league and we felt they were going to make strides and they didn't, at the start," coach Paul MacLean explained. "I think Cowen and Gryba have come a long a little bit better than Patrick has, but the play of Cody Ceci, coming up and being able to play in the league the way he has, is more of a factor with Patrick." He may play either Monday or Tuesday.
Mar 24 - 4:59 PM

Patrick Wiercioch could be in Ottawa's lineup Thursday.

He hasn't played since Mar. 5 and he has 17 points in 42 contests this season. Eric Gryba appeared to be the odd man out during the morning skate.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Mar 20 - 1:41 PM

Depth Charts

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