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Mark Borowiecki | Defenseman | #74

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/12/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 5 (139) / OTT
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Mark Borowiecki may miss Sunday's game against the Blue Jackets.
He is still trying to shake off the effects of a bad flu bug. Borowiecki was not 100% Saturday, and may need one more game off to get over his illness. Jan 22 - 11:27 AM

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Mark Borowiecki out sick Saturday against Toronto.

No surprise here. Borowiecki could not even get through the morning skate. He has two points with 52 blocks, 69 PIMs and a 197 hits in 40 games this season.
Jan 21 - 6:41 PM

Mark Borowiecki left Saturday's morning skate early as he recovers from the flu.

He's considered a game-time decision, but if he couldn't get through the skate then it's not likely that he'll play. Borowiecki is day-to-day, and apparently nearing a return.
Jan 21 - 3:07 PM

Mark Borowiecki won't play Thursday against Columbus due to the flu.

Well, that's no fun. He's been a steady workhorse defenseman all season long for Ottawa but he'll have to beat the bugs first. Consider him day-to-day.
Jan 19 - 6:54 PM

Mark Borowiecki is not warming up for Thursday's match with Columbus.

Which clearly indicates that he will not play tonight. The rugged defender has posted 69 PIMs and 197 hits in 40 games thus far with Ottawa.
Jan 19 - 6:36 PM

Mark Borowiecki scored his first goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers.

Borowiecki opened the scoring just 2:02 into the game. The Sens followed that up by making it 2-0 when Zack Smith scored 1:08 later. Unfortunately for Ottawa, they blew a 3-1 lead in the second period before falling behind for the first time in the third. Borowiecki has two points in 33 games this season. He has zero fantasy appeal.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 10:49:00 PM

His name may be funny to say, but don't worry you'll see Mark Borowiecki's name plenty enough to get it right.

The bruising defender is leading the NHL with 149 hits thus far, despite losing two games to suspension. His lead is significant, with a 21-hit gap over Matt Martin. The 27-year-old has also posted 63 PIMs and 42 hits in 32 games this season, and averages just over 13-minutes per match. So if you're in need of his type of services, make sure you dial Borowiecki.
Sun, Dec 25, 2016 09:46:00 PM

Mark Borowiecki will return to the Sensators' blue line on Saturday against the Devils.

The 27-year-old has just a point to his credit, but he also has 39 blocks, 54 PIMs, and 130 hits on his ledger through just 28 games. So get him back in your lineup if you're in the right kind of pool.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 12:45:00 PM

Mark Borowiecki has served his two game suspension.

Borowiecki was being punished for boarding Tyler Toffoli on Saturday. Ottawa's next game is on Dec. 17 against New Jersey.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 05:56:00 PM

Mark Borowiecki has been suspended two games for boarding Tyler Toffoli on Saturday.

You can check out the 95-second explanation via the link below. In short, the department says that the defender had "ample time" to "avoid, or at least minimize contact." And they're right. Toffoli had enough time to look up, find Borowiecki, and turn his body to protect the puck. For his part, Borowiecki has apologized for his actions and agreed that what he did was wrong, and will learn from the experience. He'll be eligible on Saturday the 17th against New Jersey, and he'll forfeit a bit over $12K in salary.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 12:47:00 PM

The NHL will be meeting Sunday to determine if Mark Borowiecki will be suspended for a hit on the Kings' Tyler Toffoli.

The hit occured in Saturday afternoon's game and the NHL will have to deliberate quickly as the Sens play an afternoon game against the Ducks on Sunday. Stay tuned for updates prior to the 4:00 pm EST puck drop.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 10:51:00 AM

Mark Borowiekci picked up 10 PIMs and seven hits during Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Kings.

He fought Matt Greene a bit after picking up a boarding major to kick off the first period. He skated just 12:33 in all. Borowiecki has but 54 PIMs in 28 games.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 09:29:00 PM

Mark Borowiecki didn't look good against Montreal in preseason action on Thursday night.

He was guilty of giving away the puck plenty of times and he got beat wide on the Canadiens' first goal. Borowiecki also briefly left the game, favoring his shoulder, after he was checked into the boards by Greg Pateryn. It's unclear if that will cost him any time, but he appears to be fine for now.
Fri, Sep 30, 2016 08:12:00 AM

Mark Borowiecki and Chris Wideman may be Ottawa's third defense pairing going into the season.

If that is the case then Senators GM Pierre Dorion is "comfortable with that." Dorion said he would like to add some depth in case of injuries, but he feels that Michael Kostka or Fredrik Claesson is capable of filling in as well.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Sun, Aug 14, 2016 03:56:00 PM

Mark Borowiecki is out indefinitely with a torn MCL.

He said that surgery will not be required, but it is a long-term ailment. Borowiecki isn't expected to play again for the rest of the regular season, but he could play again if the Senators qualify for the playoffs.
Mon, Mar 7, 2016 11:27:00 AM

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