Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
Curtis Lazar
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHDATE: 02/02/1995
AGE: 21
DRAFTED: OTT: 2013-17 overall
WHL East First All-Star Team (2014) George Parsons Trophy (Memorial Cup Most Sportsmanlike Player) (2014)
2014-15: Played his first professional season with Ottawa … Made his NHL debut, skating in 15:04 time-on-ice, recording two shots on goal and winning five of eight faceoffs on Oct. 9 at Nashville (3-2 loss) … Became the 21st teenager in franchise history to make his debut for the Senators … Recorded the first assist (and point) of his NHL career on Oct. 16 vs. Colorado (5-3 win) … Tallied an assist on the team’s first goal of the game while playing his first NHL game in his home province on Nov. 11 at Vancouver (4-3 OT loss) … Recorded the primary assist on Mike Hoffman’s overtime winner while making his return to Rexall Place on Nov. 13 at Edmonton (4-3 OT win) … Scored his first NHL goal in his 26th NHL game on Dec. 15 in a 5-4 shootout loss to Buffalo (Jhonas Enroth) … Loaned to Hockey Canada on Dec. 18 and served as Team Canada’s captain while recording nine points (five goals, four assists) in skating in each of the team’s seven games en route to helping Canada capture the gold medal at the 2015 IIHF WJC in Toronto and Montreal (missed eight NHL games) … Led Ottawa forwards and ranked third among Senators with 167 hits … Played his first NHL playoff game on April 15 at Montreal (4-3 loss) … Appeared in each of the Senators’ six playoff games. 2013-14: Completed his fourth season of major junior hockey with the WHL’s Edmonton Oil Kings establishing new major junior career highs in goals (41), assists (35) and points (76) … Recorded seven points (three goals, four assists) while appearing in each of Canada’s seven games (to rank third in scoring among Canadian players) at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship in Malmo, Sweden ... Was recognized as one of Canada’s three best players (as selected by the coaches) at the tournament’s conclusion … Led the Oil Kings in goals while ranking second in team scoring … Was recognized as the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the period ending April 20 after recording four points (three goals, one assist) over two consecutive first star performances in helping the Oil Kings defeat Medicine Hat in Game 1 (April 18) and in Game 2 (April 20) of the Eastern Conference final … Tied for second among Edmonton players in post-season scoring with a playoff career-high 22 points (10 goals, 12 assists) while appearing in each of the Oil Kings’ 21 games in helping the team win the WHL Championship and qualify for the Mastercard Memorial Cup in London, Ont. … Recorded four points (two goals, two assists) including the overtime winner at 2:42 of the third overtime period in the tournament’s semi-final against Val d’Or (in what was the longest game ever played in tournament history) to help Edmonton reach (and ultimately win) the Memorial Cup ... Was awarded the George Parsons Trophy as the Memorial Cup’s most sportsmanlike player. 2012-13: Registered new major junior career highs in goals (38), assists (23) and points (61) while skating in each of Edmonton’s 72 regular season games ... Ranked first among Oil Kings in goals and was fifth among all players in scoring ... Tied for 14th among WHL players in goals ... Recorded the first hat-trick of his major junior career (and the first of two on the season) on 9/23/12 against Red Deer ... Registered 13 multi-point contests ... Ranked third among Oil Kings with nine post-season goals (in a major junior career-high 22 contests) while helping Edmonton reach the WHL final against Portland ... Skated in the 2013 CHL Top Prospects Game on 1/17/13 in Halifax ... Recorded four points (three goals, one assist) over five games in helping Team Canada win the Ivan Hlinka tournament in August 2012.