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Colin Greening | Winger

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/9/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
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Colin Greening has been sent to the minors.
Greening successfully cleared waivers on Wednesday. He hasn't played for Ottawa since Jan. 8, so at least this will give him an opportunity to shake off the rust. He has a goal in 20 games in 2014-15. Jan 28 - 1:57 PM

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Colin Greening went unclaimed on waivers.

No surprise there. The Senators had been trying to trade Greening and putting him on waivers was presumably their last resort. He has a goal and no assists in 20 games this season.
Jan 28 - 12:13 PM

Colin Greening has been placed on waivers by the Ottawa Senators.

The Senators have been openly shopping Greening as he hasn't been used since Jan. 8. If he clears then he'll likely be sent to the minors.
Jan 27 - 12:23 PM

Ottawa is trying to find a new team for Colin Greening.

GM Bryan Murray told the 28-year-old winger that he is shopping him around the league. Greening is likely going to remain as a healthy scratch for a while because Chris Neil is close to returning and the Senators would like to find a way to keep Jean-Gabriel Pageau around. However, Greening is unlikely to attract many trade suitors, so he'll probably end up on waivers with the intention of sending him to the minors. That could happen shortly after the All-Star break.
Jan 20 - 11:03 AM

Colin Greening and Patrick Wiercioch are expected to sit out a second straight game on Tuesday night against Dallas.

Greening has put up an impressive 27 PIMs and 64 hits through just 20 games this season, in leagues where those categories are well rewarded, keep him in mind as he gives you good bang for the buck.
Jan 13 - 8:16 PM

Colin Greening and Patrick Wiercioch will sit out Saturday's tilt against the Arizona Coyotes.

While Wiercioch is lacking in fantasy value with four points and 18 PIMs through 24 games, Greening meanwhile has 27 PIMs and 64 hits over just 20 games. Neither are great options, but Greening gives you better bang for the buck when he plays.
Jan 10 - 7:03 PM

Colin Greening scored his first goal of the year in Monday's win over Buffalo.

He scored into an empty net to give Ottawa a 5-2 lead with just two seconds remaining in the third period. Sometimes even a simple goal like that can get a player going, but in Greening's case we wouldn't expect much. He has one point in 16 games this campaign and he shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 09:17:00 AM

Colin Greening finds himself back on the sidelines Wednesday night versus the Devils.

After playing in Ottawa’s last three games, Greening will once again be a healthy scratch. He has yet to produce a point in 11 games this year, while posting a minus four rating. With Greening out, Jean-Gabriel Pageau will make his season debut.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 05:03:00 PM

Colin Greening will again be a healthy scratch when the Senators host the Canucks on Sunday evening.

Greening has skated just eight games this season with no points. Despite all of Ottawa's struggles, it seems there's no place for him on the team.
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 06:00:00 PM

Colin Greening will be back in the Senators lineup Saturday night against the Lightning.

Colin Greening will be in the lineup when Ottawa travels to Tampa Bay to take on the Lightning. Greening has yet to record a point in seven games for the Sens this year. Mika Zibanejad will also suit up Saturday night with Bobby Ryan on the shelf due to a broken finger sustained in last night's game. Patrick Wiercioch will continue to be a healthy scratch.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 06:25:00 PM

Colin Greening, Mika Zibanejad, and Mark Borowiecki will all be healthy scratches against Florida on Friday night.

Ottawa sits just one point behind Toronto for the second Wild Card slot and three points behind Boston for the first, so it's telling to see who Coach MacLean thinks gives his team the best chance to win.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 07:27:00 PM

Ottawa forwards, Colin Greening and Erik Condra, will both be healthy scratches for the Senators Monday night.

Ottawa travels to Detroit Monday night to take on the wings and Coling Greening will find himself a healthy scratch for the Senators. He had played in two straight games for the Sens' but will make way for Curtis Lazar, who is returning to action after missing two game with an undisclosed injury. Condra will also be a healthy scratch Monday.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 06:04:00 PM

Colin Greening, Erik Condra and Patrick Wiercioch may be healthy scratches when Ottawa opens the 2014-15 campaign against Nashville on Thursday night.

Lineup decisions won't be finalized until after the morning skate on Thursday, but based on Tuesday's practice the call to scratch those three appears to be the case.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Wed, Oct 8, 2014 09:14:00 AM

Colin Greening (lower body) returned to Ottawa's lineup Thursday night.

He had been sidelined since Mar. 28 with a lower-body ailment. Greening had one shot and saw close to 15 minutes of ice time in a 2-1 shootout win over New Jersey.
Fri, Apr 11, 2014 01:45:00 AM

Colin Greening is closing in on a return from a nagging lower-body injury.

He will travel with his teammates to Long Island and is listed as probable for Tuesday's game against the Islanders. As he has only 17 points in 73 games this season, Greening is not really a fantasy asset.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Sun, Apr 6, 2014 10:04:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Mika Zibanejad
3David Legwand
4Zack Smith
5Curtis Lazar
6Jean-Gabriel Pageau
LW1Clarke MacArthur
2Mike Hoffman
3Milan Michalek
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
3Andrew Hammond