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Stephane Da Costa | Center

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/11/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 180
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Stephane Da Costa may head to the KHL, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie.
He may head overseas because Ottawa reportedly isn't prepared to give him a one-way contract. He's set to become a restricted free agent in July. Da Costa spent most of the 2013-14 campaign in the minors with Binghamton, where he tallied 18 goals and 58 points in 56 matches. Jun 16 - 6:37 PM

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Stephane Da Costa recorded two goals and two assists to lead France to a 6-2 win over Denmark on Monday at the 2014 World Hockey Championship.

He has picked up six goals and nine points in six games at the tournament. France will play in the quarterfinals for the first time since 1995 and the play of Da Costa and Antoine Roussel has been a big part of the team' success. Roussel leads the team in scoring, with 10 points, but Da Costa is right behind him.
May 20 - 9:54 AM

France pulled off a shocking 3-2 shootout victory over Canada in the 2014 World Championship.

Canada has only ever lost to France once before and that came in 1995. Stephane Da Costa was the hero for the French, scoring two power-play goals in regulation. Cristobal Huet turned aside 34 shots to earn the win.
Source: TSN.ca
May 9 - 12:35 PM

The Ottawa Senators have returned Stephane Da Costa to AHL Binghamton.

Da Costa has been a point-per-game player in the AHL this season, but he's still working to establish himself with Ottawa. He has three goals and four points in 12 NHL contests in 2013-14. He's eligible to play in the minors during the Olympic break.
Feb 7 - 1:28 PM

Stephane Da Costa scored the only Ottawa goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Penguins Monday.

Da Costa's third marker of the campaign opened the scoring, but the team wasn't able to get any more pucks behind Marc-Andre Fleury. Cory Conacher and Erik Condra drew assists on the tally.
Feb 3 - 9:51 PM

Stephane Da Costa became the fourth player born in France to have a multi-goal game in the NHL on Tuesday when he scored a pair against Columbus.

Antoine Roussel, Philippe Bozon and Paul MacLean are the others. Da Costa has appeared in just eight games with the Ottawa Senators this season. He has six goals and three assists in 43 career NHL outings.
Jan 30 - 10:26 AM

Stephane Da Costa has been called up by Ottawa.

He doesn't have a point in four NHL games this season. Da Costa has registered 12 goals and 25 assists in 37 matches with AHL Binghamton in 2013-14.
Jan 20 - 4:09 PM

Stephane Da Costa has been placed on waivers by the Ottawa Senators.

Da Costa has no points in four games this season. He's signed to a two-way contract, but he comes with a $825,000 cap hit in the NHL.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 12:21:00 PM

Stephane Da Costa centered Ottawa's top line at the start of Wednesday's contest against Los Angeles.

He was filling for Jason Spezza, who sat out the game with a nagging groin problem. Coach Paul MacLean mixed up his line combinations throughout the night though and only his second unit (Clarke MacArthur-Kyle Turris-Cory Conacher) remained intact.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 10:42:00 AM

Stephane Da Costa is glad to be starting out the season with Ottawa, but he doesn't plan to be complacent.

"I'm definitely excited, but I'm not relieved yet," he said. "I'm on a two-way contract and I could go down tomorrow or in two months or in two weeks, so I've got to try my best to stay here all year." He practiced between Zack Smith and Chris Neil on Tuesday, but he isn't guaranteed to play in Friday's regular-season opener at Buffalo.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 07:52:00 AM

Stephane Da Costa might be retained as an extra forward to start the season.

He has played well at training camp and has filled in admirably on the team's top line while Jason Spezza has dealt with a "minor" groin injury. The Senators' other additional spot will probably go to tough guy Matt Kassian.
Mon, Sep 30, 2013 10:46:00 AM

Stephane Da Costa's agent, Wade Arnott, says his client agreed to one-year contract with the Ottawa Senators.

The Sens extended a qualifying offer to Da Costa in late June after it was thought he might be moving on. There was also concern Da Costa might decide to head to Europe after playing in just nine NHL games last season. Da Costa could earn a role with the Senators in training camp, but he's unlikely to have any fantasy impact.
Fri, Aug 2, 2013 06:25:00 PM

Stephane Da Costa was given a qualifying offer from Ottawa on Wednesday.

It was thought that his time in Ottawa could be over, but the Senators appear to still be interested in retaining his services. If Da Costa wants he can still bolt for Europe though. He had one goal and one assist in nine NHL appearances during the lockout-shortened season.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 10:36:00 AM

Ottawa Senators reassign C Stephane Da Costa to AHL Binghamton.

Da Costa was sent down to make room for G Robin Lehner, who will likely stay up as long as Craig Anderson (sprained ankle) is sidelined. Da Costa had two points in nine NHL games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 11:00:00 AM

Stephane Da Costa scored his first goal of the season in Ottawa's 4-2 loss to the Penguins on Wednesday night.

Da Costa has only played in five games this year, but with the rash of injuries to the Sens, it's likely he'll be given plenty of chances to succeed. Jim O'Brien also scored for his fourth of the season. Chris Neil had 14 penalty minutes.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 10:05:00 PM

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7Eric Gryba
G1Craig Anderson
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