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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 will tag in for Fredrik Claesson against Tampa Bay on Thursday.
Through 40 games thus far the rugged defender has a pair of points along with 52 blocks, 69 PIMs and 197 hits. Claesson meanwhile has posted just four points with 15 hits in 14 games. Feb 2 - 6:40 PM

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Mark Borowiecki (flu) will be in the lineup Thursday.

This will be Borowiecki's first game since Jan. 17. He has two points and 69 penalty minutes in 40 contests this season.
Feb 2 - 12:32 PM

Mark Borowiecki (flu) took part in Thursday's practice.

Borowiecki still might not play on Thursday though. He may need time to get back into game shape after missing four contests.
Jan 26 - 12:05 PM

Mark Borowiecki isn't ready to return from the flu after all.

He was not on the ice for the morning skate, so he isn't ready to play yet. This will be the fourth game that Borowiecki has missed due to the illness.
Jan 24 - 11:00 AM

Mark Borowiecki (flu) is expected to be back in the lineup on Tuesday night.

He has missed the past three games because he wasn't feeling well. Fredrik Claesson will likely head to the press box if Borowiecki returns.
Jan 24 - 10:29 AM

Mark Borowiecki and Casey Bailey will both be scratched from Sunday's match with the Blue Jackets.

Borowiecki is still out sick with the flu. Bailey is up with the team as an extra just in case.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 22 - 4:56 PM

Mark Borowiecki is 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

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PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Chris Kelly
5Curtis Lazar
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Zack Smith
3Ryan Dzingel
4Tom Pyatt
5Clarke MacArthur
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
4Chris Neil
5Tommy Wingels
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon