OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators today returned right-winger Brandon Bochenski to the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.
The 23-year-old NHL rookie was recalled Thursday, Feb. 9 on an emergency basis to replace the injured Brian McGrattan (right eye) for the Senators' 2-1 loss to the Atlanta Thrashers at Scotiabank Place. On 12 shifts and 14:01 of time-on-ice against the Thrashers, Bochenski recorded two shots.
This season, Bochenski has played a total of 20 games with Ottawa, recording six goals, seven assists, 14 penalty minutes and is a +7 in plus-minus rating. With Binghamton, Bochenski has played 20 games, recording 24 points (8-16) and 24 penalty minutes.
The B-Sens are sixth in the East Division with 18 wins, 25 losses, two overtime losses and two shootout losses for 40 points. Binghamton returns to action tonight to take on the Syracuse Crunch at 7:30 p.m.