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Cody Ceci joins Sens on emergency recall

by Chris Lund / Ottawa Senators

With news that Sens defenceman Marc Methot had come down with the flu and fellow blueliner Jared Cowen in the midst of a two-game suspension, the Ottawa Senators have recalled 2012 first round pick Cody Ceci for tonight's game on an emergency basis.

Ceci, an Ottawa native, is currently playing his first season of professional hockey with the Binghamton Senators since being drafted by the big club two summers ago. He is also an alumnus of the Ottawa 67s.

From the official release...

Ceci, 19, is playing in his first full professional season with Binghamton and currently leads all B-Sens defenceman and is third in team scoring with 17 points, including two goals. He has posted a +8 rating and recorded 10 penalty minutes in 24 AHL games.

Ceci was the Senators’ first-round pick (15th overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. An Ottawa native, he spent three-plus years with the Ontario Hockey League’s Ottawa 67’s, before compelting his major junior career with the Owen Sound Attack. In 265 career OHL regular-season games (238 with Ottawa), he scored 49 goals and added 121 assists for 170 pionts.

Ceci is slated to make his NHL debut tonight when the Sens take on the Buffalo Sabres.

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