OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators today recalled centre Josh Hennessy from the American Hockey League's Binghamton Senators on an emergency basis to play in today's game against the New Jersey Devils at Scotiabank Place. Hennessy replaces Antoine Vermette, who remains day-to-day with a hip injury.
This is the third recall of the season for Hennessy, who made his NHL debut on Dec. 12 in the Senators' 3-2 win over the Red Wings in Detroit. In six games with Ottawa this season, he has recorded no points, four shots on goal and averaged 6:13 of ice time.
The 21-year-old native of Brockton, Mass., is third in team scoring in Binghamton with 12 goals and 14 assists for 26 points. He also has 30 penalty minutes in 33 games.
Binghamton's next game is tonight, when they host the Philadelphia Phantoms at 7:05 p.m. The Senators are in seventh place in the AHL's East Division with 11 wins, 21 losses and four overtime losses for 26 points.
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