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Cody Ceci | Defenseman | #5

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/21/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 207
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (15) / OTT
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The Ottawa Senators will reportedly protect Cody Ceci from the expansion draft.
The fact that they're protecting Ceci is significant because it means they'll either trade Dion Phaneuf, trade Marc Methot (or lose him in the expansion draft) or strike a side deal with Vegas to make sure they don't select Methot. Ceci had two goals and 15 assists while averaging 23:12 of ice time in 79 games last season. Jun 17 - 11:28 AM

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Cody Ceci broke his index finger in the first and third rounds of the playoffs.

He had his hand frozen before games, but stayed in the lineup. "It was displaced a little bit, but then later in the same game, it broke back into place," Ceci said. "It was a rough ride for my finger, but I'm all right now."
May 29 - 1:18 PM

Cody Ceci, who missed the third period on Sunday, was being rested.

The Senators were down 5-0 after 40 minutes, so coach Guy Boucher decided that it would be better to keep Ceci out. It's possible that Ceci has been playing through an injury. Either way, he's expected to play in Game 6.
May 21 - 6:22 PM

Cody Ceci didn't join the rest of the Senators for the third period of Game 5.

It's not clear why Ceci left the game. It could be to rest a pre-existing injury though. The Senators were down 5-0 going into the third period, so there would be no point to push Ceci if he's been playing hurt.
May 21 - 5:26 PM

Cody Ceci got some praise from coach Guy Boucher following a 4-1 loss to the Rangers on Tuesday night.

"I thought (Cody) Ceci was one of the guys who had a really solid game," said Boucher. "(Ceci) had five blocked shots out of our 11, and I thought he played fine from beginning to end. He was plus-1 in a game like that." He also recorded an assist, three hits and one shot on goal in 22:50 of ice time. The point was Ceci's first of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs and his third helper in 15 career postseason appearances.
May 4 - 8:58 AM

Cody Ceci will be rested for Sunday's finale with the Islanders.

His regular season ends with two goals and 17 points along with 111 hits and 159 blocks.
Apr 9 - 3:25 PM

Cody Ceci logged a team-high 22:57 of ice time in his return to the lineup on Thursday night.

Ceci was leaned on heavily because Erik Karlsson and Marc Methot were sidelined with injuries. His return to action was a surprise because the Senators initially didn't expect him to be able to play this week. Ceci suffered a lower-body injury on Apr. 1 against Winnipeg. Jyrki Jokipakka was a last-minute healthy scratch.
Apr 7 - 9:24 AM

Cody Ceci (lower body) is on the ice warming up against the Bruins on Thursday.

Which likely indicates that he'll play tonight. Ceci has posted two goals and 17 points along with 109 hits and 157 blocks.
Apr 6 - 6:37 PM

Cody Ceci (lower body) won't play in Thursday's match with Boston.

This will be his third straight game out with the ailment. Ceci has posted two goals and 17 points along with 109 hits and 157 blocks. Consider him day-to-day.
Apr 6 - 5:56 PM

Cody Ceci (lower body) won't return before the end of the regular season.

That will sideline him for Ottawa's next five games, starting with Monday's match against Detroit. Ceci sustained a lower-body injury on Saturday night.
Apr 3 - 12:36 PM

Cody Ceci exited Saturday's game against Winnipeg because of a lower-body injury.

He appeared to injure his leg during the second period. Ottawa is already missing top-four blueliners Erik Karlsson and Marc Methot, so this is the last thing they needed. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Apr 2 - 9:11 AM

Cody Ceci has recorded an assist in each of the last two games.

He helped set up a goal by Mike Hoffman on Thursday night. Ceci has chipped in three of his 16 points this season in the past five outings.
Mar 31 - 9:40 AM

Cody Ceci notched a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 5-2 win against Dallas.

It was his second marker of the season and his first since Dec. 27 when he scored versus the New York Rangers. Ceci has three multi-point performances this season and 13 total points.
Mar 9 - 11:07 AM

The Ottawa Senators are one of the teams linked to Matt Duchene, but according to the Ottawa Citizen, they aren't willing to trade Cody Ceci to get it done.

Ceci hasn't put up great offensive numbers this year, but he's a young and valuable piece of his team's defense. The 23-year-old is averaging over 23 minutes of ice time per game for the Sens this season. The fact that they don't want to trade him shows just how valuable he is to the organization.
Feb 25 - 10:58 AM

Cody Ceci picked up a pair of helpers during Sunday's 7-6 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets.

It's the second time this month that he's accomplished the feat. However Ceci is only up to six assists and seven points through 45 games.
Jan 22 - 8:06 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Nate Thompson
5Colin White
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Zack Smith
3Clarke MacArthur
4Ryan Dzingel
5Nick Paul
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
4Tom Pyatt
5Christopher DiDomenico
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Cody Ceci
4Fredrik Claesson
5Mark Borowiecki
6Johnny Oduya
7Chris Wideman
8Thomas Chabot
9Ben Harpur
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon
3Andrew Hammond