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Senators' Jake Sanderson: Commits long term in Ottawa
Sanderson signed an eight-year, $64.4 million contract extension with the Senators on Wednesday.
Sanderson is entering the final year of his entry-level contract, so his new deal won't kick in until 2024-25. It didn't take long for the Senators to sign the Montana native to a long-term deal after he posted four goals and 28 assists over 77 contests as a rookie last season. Sanderson is now officially a core part of the Senators' defense, alongside Thomas Chabot and Artem Zub. Jakob Chychrun could also be in that mix if he stays with the team beyond the expiration of his current contract at the end of next season. Expect Sanderson to see top-four minutes and some power-play time in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Crafts two assists in big win
Sanderson supplied a pair of assists to complement a plus-4 rating in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Lightning.
This was the best game of Sanderson's rookie campaign. The fifth overall pick from 2020 -- who also had four shots on goal -- upped his total to 27 assists and 31 points through 75 contests. His latest pair of apples took place at even strength, but Sanderson has 16 total points on the power play as a sign that he's going to rapidly mature into an elite blue-line talent.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Two-assist night
Sanderson had a pair of assists Thursday as Ottawa dropped a 5-4 decision to Colorado.
Sanderson has four goals and 24 assists in 63 games in 2022-23. He has picked up his pace of late with six assists in his last seven games. Sanderson is only 20 years of age and should be considered in the late middle rounds of redraft leagues next season.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Logs helper Thursday
Sanderson produced an assist, three shots on goal, two blocked shots and a minus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Kraken.
Claude Giroux stole the puck in the corner and fed Sanderson, who then passed to Alex DeBrincat on the game-winning goal. Over his last three games, Sanderson has three helpers -- his ice time has dipped a bit, but he's not being too negatively impacted by the addition of Jakob Chychrun. Sanderson is up to 25 points, 93 shots on net, 100 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating through 59 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Notches two assists
Sanderson posted two assists and one shot, helping the Senators to a 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets on Saturday.
Sanderson would pick up helpers on both of Travis Hamonic's goals. He would also add two hits and four blocked shots in the contest. This performance gives Sanderson his first points in three games and four points in his last seven games. On the season, the rookie defenseman has four goals and 22 points in 56 games.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Scores power-play tally Monday
Sanderson scored a goal on two shots in Monday's 6-2 win over the Red Wings.
Sanderson got Ottawa on the board early in the second period, evening the score 1-1 with a power-play marker from the point. The rookie defenseman is up to two four goals, two on the power play, and 18 assists through 54 games this season. He's added 29 hits, 92 blocked shots, and a minus-2 rating.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Removed from IR
Sanderson (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Thursday, per the NHL media site.
Sanderson should be good to go Friday against Carolina following a five-game absence. He has accounted for 21 points, 85 shots on goal and 88 hits in 51 contests this campaign. Sanderson was paired with Travis Hamonic during Thursday's practice, according to TSN 1200 Ottawa.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Could play Friday
Sanderson (upper body) could return to action as soon as Friday versus Carolina, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Sanderson will start taking contact during Thursday's practice before a decision is made regarding his status for Friday's contest. The 20-year-old rookie defender has collected three goals, 21 points, 85 shots and 88 blocks through 51 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Shifts to IR
Sanderson (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Sanderson is slated to be out of action for two weeks after getting hurt Saturday against Edmonton. He has three goals, 18 assists, 85 shots on net and 88 blocks in 51 games this season. Nikita Zaitsev will draw back in for the Senators on Monday against Calgary.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Out for at least two weeks
Sanderson will be out of action for at least two weeks after suffering an upper-body injury in Saturday's game against Edmonton.
Sanderson has produced three goals, 21 points, 85 shots on net and 88 blocks in 51 games during his rookie season. His absence could lead to more responsibilities for Erik Brannstrom, including time on the second power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Sustains injury versus Oilers
Sanderson (undisclosed) was injured in Saturday's 6-3 loss to Edmonton, Claire Hanna of TSN reports.
There was no update on Sanderson's status following the contest. He appeared to be hurt following a hit from Edmonton's Vincent Desharnais and left the game early in the third period. Sanderson logged 19:29 of ice time Saturday and scored his third goal of the season in the opening minute of the second period.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Sets up goal in big win
Sanderson delivered a power-play assist to complement a plus-3 rating in Friday's 6-2 win over the Maple Leafs.
Ottawa used its fifth overall pick on Sanderson in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, and we're already seeing nice returns from the UND product. Sanderson has two goals and 17 assists -- including a goal and nine helpers on the man advantage -- through 48 games. While he should already be on dynasty rosters, more experience figures to put Sanderson squarely on the map for redraft leagues starting in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Bags two apples in win
Sanderson dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Islanders.
Sanderson played a role in both of Ottawa's goals. The rookie blueliner has sandwiched a five-game point drought between two-assist efforts, but you have to go back to Nov. 16 to find Sanderson's previous multi-point performance before this pair in January.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Contributes two helpers
Sanderson logged a pair of assists in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Coyotes.
This was Sanderson's third multi-point effort of the season. The 20-year-old defenseman has picked up a goal and three helpers over eight games since the holiday break as he continues to log top-four minutes. He's at two goals, 14 helpers, eight power-play points, 64 shots on net, 69 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating through 41 contests as a rookie.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: Finds back of net
Sanderson scored his second goal of the season in a 4-3 overtime win over Washington on Thursday.
Sanderson was the highest drafted defenseman in 2020, going fifth overall, so his ceiling is quite high. The rookie has 13 points in 35 games this season, as well as 59 blocked shots.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jake Sanderson: On track to play
Per TSN Sports' Claire Hanna, Sanderson (upper body) was a full participant at morning skate, putting him on track to play Tuesday versus Boston.
Sanderson exited Thursday's loss to Washington after taking a puck up high, but he skated on the second pairing and the second power-play unit during morning practice, putting him on track to suit up against the Bruins. Sanderson's picked up 12 points while averaging 20:48 of ice time through 33 games this season.... See More ... See Less
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