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Senators' Drake Batherson: Slick OT winner on two-goal night

Batherson scored two goals -- including the overtime winner -- in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Devils. Batherson's first goal gave Ottawa a 2-0 lead 11 seconds into the second period. His second was both more significant and more impressive. Batherson turned Ty Smith inside out with a beautiful toe drag and put the puck past Mackenzie Blackwood to spoil the goalie's return from a heel injury. A major ankle injury has suppressed Batherson's counting stats, but he's been excellent on a per-game basis, with 44 points in as many appearances. Remember his name when you begin preparing for fantasy drafts next year.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Registers helper in win

Batherson registered an assist in Friday's 2-1 shootout win over the Blue Jackets. The Senators have been patient with Batherson, as he spent the bulk of his first two seasons as a pro with AHL Belleville. Fast forward to 2021-22 and we're witnessing a vastly improved player who has produced 15 goals and 26 assists through 42 games at hockey's highest level. Batherson signed a six-year, $29.85 million contract last September, a deal that could be a true bargain for Ottawa given the huge leap that he's taken this season alone.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Game-time call against Wings

Batherson (illness) will be a game-time call versus Detroit on Tuesday. Batherson was just five games back from a long-term ankle injury before being sidelined with a non-COVID illness. In those five contests, the 23-year-old winger racked up one goal and three assists, including a pair of power-play points, and should be in line for a top-six role when he's fit to play.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Good to go Tuesday

Batherson (illness) is in Tuesday's lineup against Detroit, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Batherson is set to return from a three-game absence Tuesday. The 23-year-old has tallied 14 goals and 38 points through 36 games this season. Just before his illness, he scored four points over a five-game span.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Remains out Sunday

Batherson (illness) will not play Sunday against the visiting Jets, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Batherson will miss his third straight game with the ailment, and it's unclear at this point if he'll travel on the team's upcoming two-game road trip, which starts Tuesday in Detroit.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Sidelined with illness

Batherson (illness) won't play Saturday versus the Rangers, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Batherson will miss a second straight contest due to a non-COVID illness. The 23-year-old winger will be reevaluated ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Jets.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Set to miss out Thursday

Batherson is considered doubtful to play in Thursday's matchup with Nashville due to illness, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Batherson has stormed back with four points in five games since returning from a long-term ankle issue. Without Batherson in the lineup, the Senators will likely roll with seven defensemen against the Preds and could be forced to recall a player from the minors if Tim Stutzle (knee) is unable to give it a go, as well.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Two-point effort Tuesday

Batherson scored the game-winning goal on the power play and added an even-strength assist in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Canadiens. Both points came in the third period, as Batherson spearheaded a rally that broke open a 3-3 tie. The 23-year-old has looked good since returning from a two-month absence due to an ankle injury, picking up a goal and four points in the last five games.
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All-Star Return: Drake Batherson is Back in the Senators Lineup

After suffering an extremely unfortunate high-ankle sprain on January 25th, Batherson is back. There’s no arguing between fans, management, and even the Senators coaches when discussing star forward Drake Batherson‘s play prior to his injury, he was far and away the team’s best forward, and offensive player. Through the first 31 games of this season, Batherson would find the back of the net 13 times, while adding 21 assists, he currently leads the Senators in points-per-game by a steady margin (1.10), with the next closest being Josh Norris (0.77). Adding this level of production and offensive firepower to the lineup for the final 18 games of the season is extremely exciting for both management and fans alike. At just 23, Batherson has a lot of room to grow, and it was obvious this season, he’s already matched his point production from last season in 25 fewer games.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Picks up where left off pre-injury

Batherson (ankle) picked up an assist in a 4-1 loss to Florida on Saturday. He also had two shots on goal and five assists in 18:42 of ice time after missing 28 games. The point pushed Batherson to a new career high (35 points) in just 32 games. It's good to get this breakout star back on the ice and in rosters. Activate him now.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Back on active roster

Batherson (ankle) was removed from injured reserve, per the NHL's media site. Batherson was enjoying a breakout campaign before suffering an ankle injury in January, causing him to miss the last 28 games. The 23-year-old winger has 13 goals and 34 points through 31 appearances. He's expected to return to a top-six role Saturday against the Panthers.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Looking to return in late March

Batherson (ankle) is hoping to return to the lineup against Florida or Nashville on March 26 or 29, respectively, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Batherson has already missed 23 games due to his ankle injury and is set to miss at least another five contests. With Batherson still on the shelf, Tyler Ennis is currently slotting into a second-line role, though Adam Gaudette has also featured in that role periodically.
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Senators' Drake Batherson: Nearing return

Batherson (ankle) returned to practice Thursday, but he isn't expected to play during the Senators' current five-game home stand, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Batherson was off to a fantastic start to the season before suffering a high ankle sprain in late January, racking up 13 goals and 34 points through the first 31 games of the campaign, so fantasy managers will want to keep a close eye on the 23-year-old's progress as he nears a return to action.
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SNAPSHOTS: Drake Batherson is determined to play again this season

Drake Batherson is back on his own two feet. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. The crutches and the walking boot that helped the Ottawa Senators winger get around after he suffered a high ankle sprain Jan. 25 against the Buffalo Sabres are gone, but the timeline for Batherson’s return hasn’t changed.
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Senators' Drake Batherson out 'a couple months' after hit from Sabres' Aaron Dell

It was already known that Ottawa Senators star forward Drake Batherson would be sidelined through at least the All-Star Game scheduled for Feb. 5 due to the high ankle sprain he suffered as a result of the questionable hit delivered by Buffalo Sabres goaltender Aaron Dell in Tuesday's game, a check that earned Dell a three-game suspension. The concern was that the his absence could be much longer.
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Drake Batherson will miss months after hit from Aaron Dell

Senators head coach D.J. Smith said Drake Batherson suffered a high-ankle sprain and will be out for a couple of months. Batherson suffered the injury after being hit by Sabres’ goaltender Aaron Dell on Tuesday. Dell was given a three-game suspension for the hit. The injury will keep Batherson out of the NHL All-star game. His teammate Brady Tkachuk will go in his place.
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