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Cody Ceci | Defenseman | #5

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/21/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (15) / OTT
Contract: view contract details

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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

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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

Cody Ceci logged a team-high 27:36 of ice time Sunday against Edmonton.

"It's great. It's a lot of fun. You're really involved in the game that way," Ceci said. "(Erik) Karlsson and (Marc) Methot were matched up against (Connor) McDavid's line, so there was a lot of ice time against the other lines. They were saving them for the top line." He benefited from the confidence boost by contributing two assists. Ceci has posted just one goal and five points in 39 games this season. He would like to get on the scoresheet more, but his focus has been on improving defensively.
Jan 10 - 10:31 AM

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

He gave the Senators a 3-1 lead after the first period, but the Rangers came back to hand Ottawa a 4-3 loss. Ceci has contributed just three points in 35 games this season along with a minus-10 rating and 63 shots. He shouldn't be on your fantasy radar at this time.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 11:15:00 AM

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.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 10:25:00 AM

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.
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 06:02:00 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.
Tue, Aug 23, 2016 02:50:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Chris Kelly
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Zack Smith
3Ryan Dzingel
4Nick Paul
5Tom Pyatt
6Clarke MacArthur
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
4Viktor Stalberg
5Chris Neil
6Tommy Wingels
7Christopher DiDomenico
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
8Ben Harpur
9Jyrki Jokipakka
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon
3Matt O'Connor