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Cody Ceci | Defenseman | #5

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (22) / 12/21/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (15) / OTT
Contract: view contract details

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Cody Ceci has had a rough start to his 2016-17 season.
In five games to date, Ceci has registered a mere assist and has posted a minus three rating. He also took a terrible penalty Saturday night that resulted in a Tampa goal which had a large impact on the outcome of the game--a 4-1 loss. Ceci, has a load of talent, and many were thinking that after a few seasons in the NHL this campaign would be his breakout year. So far, that does not seem to be happening. Oct 23 - 10:25 AM

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Cody Ceci was benched for the first period in Saturday's preseason game against Montreal.

He missed a meeting and was forced to sit as a result. Ceci ended up logging 14:46 of ice time in the Senators 3-2 overtime loss.
Oct 1 - 6:02 PM

The Ottawa Senators have re-signed Cody Ceci to a two-year, $5.6 million contract.

The deal comes with an annual average value of $2.8 million. Ceci will make $2.25 million in the first year and $3.35 million in the second year. The 22-year-old scored 10 goals and 26 points in 75 games last season. After the NHL season, Ceci joined Team Canada at the World Hockey Championship where he scored a goal, six points and a plus-8 rating in 10 games.
Aug 23 - 2:50 PM

Senators GM Pierre Dorion believes a contract will be worked out with Cody Ceci in next few weeks.

The Senators and Ceci have been discussing two- and six-year deals. The restricted free agent defender had 10 goals and 26 points in 75 matches last season.
Aug 12 - 10:25 AM

Ottawa's next priority is getting Cody Ceci signed.

The Senators announced the signing of Mike Hoffman to a four-year contract on Wednesday. GM Pierre Dorion and Ceci's agent J.P. Barry have been working on a two-year bridge deal. "With this one (Ceci) we don't have a set date," said Dorion. "The only date that matters is (the season opener) Oct. 12 and I can assure you that Cody will be playing for us on Oct. 12."
Jul 27 - 6:16 PM

Cody Ceci's agent, J.P. Barry, was in Ottawa Monday for a one-on-one discussion with Ottawa GM Pierre Dorion.

It's believed the two sides have talked about deals in the range of two to six years. "(The) meeting went very well and we'll meet again in (Buffalo at the draft)," Barry told the Postmedia via text message.
Jun 21 - 10:00 AM

Cody Ceci will become a restricted free agent in July.

It is believed that the Senators have offered him short- and long-term deals. Ceci enjoyed his best season in 2015-16 when he collected 10 goals and 26 points in 75 games.
Jun 14 - 9:47 AM

Cody Ceci continued to produce on the scoreboard on Thursday night, scoring a goal and adding an assist in the Senators' win over Florida.

Ceci now has five points over his past five games, giving him a career high 26 points this season.
Apr 8 - 1:13 AM

Cody Ceci picked up an assist in his 200th NHL game on Wednesday night.

Ceci also recorded a blocked shot and two hits while playing 20:43 minutes in last night's victory over the Winnipeg Jets. This season, the 22 year-old has career highs with eight goals and 22 points.
Mar 31 - 8:17 AM

Cody Ceci will play in his 200th game Wednesday night in Winnipeg.

In only his third season with the Senators in the NHL, Ceci will become the 50th player in franchise history to reach the mark. The 22 year-old was selected 15th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. About the milestone he said, "It seems like yesterday I was just getting the call from Binghamton to drive up here and now I’m playing my 200th game. It’s a nice accomplishment for me and I’ll definitely enjoy it." Over his career, Ceci has 16 goals and 51 points.
Mar 30 - 10:23 AM

Cody Ceci found his game once he starting playing with Dion Phaneuf.

Ceci has evolved into a strong two-way force since Phaneuf arrived in Ottawa a month ago. He is more aggressive jumping into the play knowing Phaneuf is there to back him up and he has also been taking more shots. Keep an eye on Ceci and don't forget him on draft day as he could be a nice developing sleeper pick.
Mar 19 - 11:31 AM

Cody Ceci scored a goal in Thursday's 4-2 win over Carolina.

His seventh marker of the season, and second in the last three games, held up as the game winner. Ceci has contributed 18 points in 52 matches this season.
Feb 19 - 8:51 AM

Cody Ceci scored a goal in Saturday's loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Ceci cut the Jackets' lead to 3-2 in the third period, but that's as close as the Sens would come to tying the game. Mika Zibanejad and Dion Phaneuf picked up the assists on the goal. Ceci has six goals and 17 points in 50 games this season.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Feb 14 - 11:30 AM

Cody Ceci scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Ceci gave Ottawa a 4-3 lead in the second period before Sidney Crosby erupted for three straight goals. Ceci also picked up the primary assist on Dave Dziurzynski's third period goal. The 22-year-old has five goals and 15 points in 44 games this season.
Feb 2 - 11:11 PM

Cody Ceci scored a goal and added an assist in "garbage time" Thursday night in the Senators' 6-3 loss to New Jersey.

The Sens were well out of the game after falling behind 5-0 after the first period. Ceci's contributions late in the third period helped the score look a bit more presentable. Ceci has a goal and three assists in his past three games.
Jan 21 - 10:32 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Chris Kelly
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Clarke MacArthur
3Ryan Dzingel
4Matt Puempel
5Tom Pyatt
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Chris Neil
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Thomas Chabot
7Chris Wideman
G1Craig Anderson
2Andrew Hammond