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48 days until Ottawa Senators regular season!

Jared Cowen wore #48 for the Ottawa Senators in his NHL debut. The 6’5 giant from Allan, Saskatchewan was drafted 9th overall by the Senators in 2009. In April 2010, Cowen played his first NHL game. During the lockout, he reported back to Binghamtom where he suffered a potentially season-ending hip injury. After a successful surgery, Cowen returned to the Senators lineup in April. The day before his return, the team was in Boston for what was supposed to be an away game. It ended up being the day of the Boston Marathon bombings. Cowen was one of a group of guys who had planned on attending the race and watching from the finish line, where the bombings occurred. But at the last minute, some of the guys wanted to take a nap so they stayed at the hotel instead. Cowen says they would have been in the exact spot in happened, within a block or so.

Other players to wear #48: Ivan Ciernik

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49 days until the Ottawa Senators regular season!
Francis Lessard wore #49 for the Ottawa Senators. Lessard was originally drafted by the Hurricanes, but before he even played his rights were traded to the Philadelphia Flyers, who then traded him to the Atlanta Thrashers after 3 seasons with the Flyers’ AHL affiliate. Known for his physical and enforcing style of play, the 6’2 Montreal native signed with the Ottawa Senators in 2010. In 24 games with the Senators, Lessard recorded 0 points and 78 penalty minutes. 
Other players to wear #49: Chris Kelly

49 days until the Ottawa Senators regular season!

Francis Lessard wore #49 for the Ottawa Senators. Lessard was originally drafted by the Hurricanes, but before he even played his rights were traded to the Philadelphia Flyers, who then traded him to the Atlanta Thrashers after 3 seasons with the Flyers’ AHL affiliate. Known for his physical and enforcing style of play, the 6’2 Montreal native signed with the Ottawa Senators in 2010. In 24 games with the Senators, Lessard recorded 0 points and 78 penalty minutes. 

Other players to wear #49: Chris Kelly

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ADMIN NOTE: 

Were they the Heritage Classic ones? If so, they’re most likely on sale because the Sens are retiring those jerseys this season! If not…well then shit.

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50 days until the Ottawa Senators regular season! No player has ever worn the number 50 for the Senators. 

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52 days until the start of the Ottawa Senators regular season!

Current forward Colin Greening wore the number 52 for the Ottawa Senators when he first joined the team. Greening was drafted 204th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 2005 NHL Draft. Greening played 4 seasons at Cornell University without missing a single game. He was captain for his junior and senior years. After graduating Cornell in 2010, Greening joined the Binghamton Senators, and later the Ottawa Senators in 2011. In his rookie season in 2012 (at age 26), Colin racked up an impressive 17 goals and 20 assists. Greening’s most memorable goal (for fans, at least) was in game 3, round 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs in 2013 when he scored the double OT winner against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Greening now wears #14 for the team.

Other players to wear #52:

  • David Van Drunen
  • Chris Bala
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51 days until the Ottawa Senators regular season! 

Derek Smith is the only player to have worn #51 for the Ottawa Senators. The 6’2 Belleville native went undrafted and in 2007 was signed by the Senators. Smith left college a year early to pursue his dream of playing in the NHL. He made his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings in 2010. Smith was a member of the 2011 Calder Cup Championship team with the Binghamton Senators. In 2011, Smith signed with the Calgary Flames.

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53 days until the start of the Ottawa Senators regular season! 
Ilya Zubov is the only player to have worn the number 53 for the Senators. The 6ft Russian was drafted 98th overall in the 2005 NHL Draft by the Ottawa Senators, using a pick acquired from the St. Louis Blues for Patrick Lalime. Zubov spent most of his 3 seasons with the club in the AHL, registering only 11 NHL games and 1 NHL point. When he was assigned o Binghamton at the start of the 2009 season, he demanded a trade out of disappointment. No other team was interested, and Zubov was granted permission to sign with a Russian team. On Jusy 1st, 2014, he became a UFA. 

53 days until the start of the Ottawa Senators regular season! 

Ilya Zubov is the only player to have worn the number 53 for the Senators. The 6ft Russian was drafted 98th overall in the 2005 NHL Draft by the Ottawa Senators, using a pick acquired from the St. Louis Blues for Patrick Lalime. Zubov spent most of his 3 seasons with the club in the AHL, registering only 11 NHL games and 1 NHL point. When he was assigned o Binghamton at the start of the 2009 season, he demanded a trade out of disappointment. No other team was interested, and Zubov was granted permission to sign with a Russian team. On Jusy 1st, 2014, he became a UFA. 

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54 days until the start of the Ottawa Senators regular season! No player has ever worn #54 for the Senators.