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Cody Ceci | Defenseman | #5

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/21/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 207
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (15) / OTT
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Cody Ceci is good to go on Tuesday night.
Ceci didn't skate Monday because of an undisclosed issue, but he was back on the ice for Tuesday's morning session. Jan 9 - 11:49 AM

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Cody Ceci was scoreless with a minus-1 rating in Saturday's loss at Florida, but he was able to post six blocked shots with one hit.

Ceci is a physical player, and that's his biggest benefit to fantasy owners in deeper pools. He has just five goals and eight points with a minus-5 rating through 34 games but he has dished out 62 hits with 79 blocked shots to make up for the lack of offense.
Sun, Dec 24, 2017 12:30:00 AM

Cody Ceci potted his fifth goal of the year in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to Tampa Bay.

Ceci has recorded three goals in the last five games. He celebrated his 24th birthday with a team-high 32:54 of ice time. Ceci also posted three shots, four hits and four blocks in the contest.
Fri, Dec 22, 2017 09:32:00 AM

Cody Ceci found the back of the net in a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

Ceci, who has scored a goal in two consecutive games, also had five shots, six hits and a plus-3 rating in the contest. He has four markers and seven points in 30 matches this campaign.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 09:52:00 AM

Cody Ceci got his third goal of 2017-18 in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Buffalo.

Ceci got the Senators on the board in the third period after the Sabres built a 3-0 lead. He also had two shots and five hits in the contest. Ceci has six points in 29 matches this campaign.
Wed, Dec 13, 2017 09:47:00 AM

Sens head coach Guy Boucher is contemplating whether or not to scratch Cody Ceci on Wednesday.

The Senators have been struggling and this is one way to shake things up. Ceci had a minus-2 rating in Sunday's ugly loss to the Jets. He has two goals and three assists in 25 games this season. We'll provide an update on Boucher's decision.
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 06:13:00 PM

Cody Ceci opened the scoring in Tuesday's 3-2 victory at Vancouver while also posting a plus-1 rating and two blocked shots.

Ceci scored just two goals with 17 points in 79 games last season, so this was quite a surprise. His real value to fantasy owners is his willingness to sacrifice his body, as he logged 159 blocked shots and 111 hits in 2016-17.
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 01:18:00 AM

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.
Sat, Jun 17, 2017 11:28:00 AM

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."
Mon, May 29, 2017 01:18:00 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.
Sun, May 21, 2017 06:22:00 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.
Sun, May 21, 2017 05:26:00 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.
Thu, May 4, 2017 08:58:00 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.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 03:25:00 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.
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 09:24:00 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.
Thu, Apr 6, 2017 06:37:00 PM

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2Zack Smith
3Ryan Dzingel
4Tom Pyatt
5Clarke MacArthur
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
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4Mark Borowiecki
5Fredrik Claesson
6Johnny Oduya
7Thomas Chabot
8Chris Wideman
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2Mike Condon