|Assets:||Has great hands and the knowledge to go to prime scoring areas. Is deadly from in close, but also has an accurate shot. Also displays great hockey sense on offense.|
|Flaws:||Needs to make better use of his 6-2 frame, so he'll need to bulk up for the NHL game. Lacks a nasty streak. Could use more work on his skating and play without the puck.|
|Career Potential:||Cagey scoring winger with upside.|
|Canadian Major Junior||Sportsmanlike Player of the Year||2011-12|
|WHL||Brad Hornung Trophy||2011-12|
|WHL||Plus/Minus award||2011-12 (Shared with Brendan Shinnimin)|
|WHL||East First All-Star Team||2011-12, 2010-11|
|4/14/2014||Assigned to the Binghamton Senators (AHL).|
|3/23/2014||Recalled from the Binghamton Senators (AHL).|
|2/06/2014||Missed 8 games (upper body injury).|
|2/06/2014||Assigned to the Binghamton Senators (AHL).|
|1/20/2014||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|12/31/2013||Recalled from the Binghamton Senators (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|5/24/2013||Missed the last playoff game (undisclosed).|
|5/05/2013||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/14/2013||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/05/2013||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|4/16/2012||Recalled from Brandon (WHL).|
|9/20/2011||Returned to his junior team (Brandon-WHL).|
|9/19/2011||Signed by the Ottawa Senators to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/21/2010||Returned to his junior team (Brandon-WHL).|
|6/26/2010||Drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round (178th overall) in 2010.|
Mark Stone wants to dominate development camp | 07/03/2014 5:59 PM
NewsMark Stone wants to stand out at Ottawa's development camp.
Impact"I feel like I need to dominate when I'm out on the ice and show I can play at the next level," said Stone. "When it comes right down to it, if people can see the things I've gone through from my first development camp to my fifth, I'm just trying to show that I've become better over time." He played alongside Kyle Turris and Clarke MacArthur at the end of season when Bobby Ryan was injured. Stone has played 23 games with Ottawa over the past two years. He'll be looking to seize a full-time NHL spot in 2014-15.
Stone proving valuable to Sens | 03/29/2014 10:41 AM
NewsMark Stone has been a very nice adidtion to the Ottawa lineup.
ImpactHe is playing on the team's second line alongside Clark MacArthur and Kyle Turris while Bobby Ryan is sidelined from a sports hernia and has registered four points in his last three games. Keep an eye on his prodcution as he might be worth a flyer if you are looking for a short-term scoring boost.
Mark Stone has impressed in latest NHL stint | 03/27/2014 10:14 AM
NewsMark Stone has produced a goal and an assist in two games during his latest recall from the minors.
ImpactCoach Paul MacLean said that Stone has "been one of our best players in the past two games." He's been playing alongside Kyle Turris and Clarke MacArthur with Bobby Ryan sidelined due to injury. Stone has four points in nine games with Ottawa this year.
Ottawa returns Mark Stone to the minors | 02/07/2014 8:08 AM
NewsOttawa sent Mark Stone down to the minors on Thursday.
ImpactHe suffered an upper-body injury at practice on Jan. 20, but he's healthy again and will work his way back into game shape in the minors. Stone has one goal and one assist in seven games with Ottawa this season and he could be back in the NHL at some point after the Olympic break.
Mark Stone could return some time this week | 02/04/2014 7:57 AM
NewsMark Stone (upper body) might be available for Tuesday's game against St. Louis.
ImpactHowever, it's more likely that he'll be ready to play against Buffalo Thursday or Boston on Saturday.
Mark Stone travels with Sens | 02/01/2014 1:34 PM
NewsMark Stone left with the Senators on their three-game road trip.
ImpactThat does not mean that the rookie winger will be able play before the Olympic break as he is still dealing with an upper-body injury. Check back with us Monday for further updates on Stone's status. He certainly will not be in the Ottawa lineup Saturday night against Toronto.
Mark Stone (upper body) skates Monday | 01/28/2014 7:11 AM
NewsMark Stone (upper body) skated on his own Monday.
ImpactCoach Paul MacLean is hopeful that Stone will be able to return before the Olympic break, but he isn't ready to rejoin the team for practices yet. Stone was injured last week at practice when he crashed into the boards.
Mark Stone suffers injury at practice | 01/20/2014 4:04 PM
NewsMark Stone was injured during Monday's practice when he crashed into the boards.
Ian Mendes on Twitter
ImpactHe left the ice with an apparent wrist/arm injury and won't be traveling with the Senators to Washington for Tuesday's contest.
Mark Stone getting chance with Spezza | 01/18/2014 10:22 AM
NewsMark Stone is getting a chance to play right wing alongside playmaker Jason Spezza.
ImpactAlthough the 21-year-old only has a goal and an assist in six games with Ottawa thus far, he has some natural goal-scoring ability as evidenced by his 18 points in 14 AHL contests this season and his 41 goals and 123 points in his final year of junior hockey. Keep an eye on Stone.
Mark Stone heads up to the NHL | 12/31/2013 12:24 PM
NewsThe Ottawa Senators have summoned Mark Stone.
ImpactStone has nine goals and 18 points in 14 AHL contests this season. The 21-year-old has also played in four contests with Ottawa and is searching for his first NHL point.
Mark Stone suffers shoulder injury in AHL | 10/06/2013 9:32 AM
NewsMark Stone suffered a shoulder injury Saturday while playing for the Binghamton Senators.
ImpactStone had a shot to make the Senators on the second line but he was deemed not ready and sent to the minors to get time on the first line. He was being evaluated as to the severity of the injury Saturday night. Mark Borowiecki was also hurt in the game but it is not thought to be serious.
Mark Stone to try out for 2nd-line spot | 09/24/2013 8:12 AM
NewsMark Stone will get his chance to audition for Ottawa's second line in Tuesday's preseason game versus Toronto.
ImpactHe is projected to play alongside Clarke MacArthur and Kyle Turris. Cory Conacher, Mike Hoffman and Mika Zibanejad are also trying out for the position. All four of the guys bring a different dimension to the game," coach Paul MacLean said. "Hoffman brings the dimension of speed and is somebody who can really shoot the puck, Conacher has tenacity and skill with the puck, Mark Stone has size and good hands down around the net, but maybe not as good a skater. Mika brings power and speed and a big shot."
Mark Stone hopes to catch on with Senators | 09/02/2013 5:02 PM
NewsMark Stone is projected to be healthy by the time training camp starts and he wants to challenge for an NHL roster spot.
Impact"I know I'm knocking on the door," he said. "It's just a matter of me putting together some consistent hockey and showing I can play at this level for an 82-game season." Stone skated in four games with Ottawa last season and he suited up in one playoff game, where he suffered a high ankle sprain. The Senators will see how he does at their rookie camp this week prior to his involvement in the club's main camp next week.
Mark Stone still dealing with sprained ankle | 07/03/2013 11:08 AM
NewsMark Stone is still dealing with the high-ankle sprain he suffered in the playoffs and hasn't been able to skate yet.
Ian Mendes on Twitter
ImpactIt's been over a month since Stone was hurt in Game 4 of the Senators' second-round series against the Penguins. Injuries of this type can take as much as six or seven weeks to heal sometimes, so you would think Stone will be able to fully heal and prepare for training camp in September.
Stone might have a high-ankle sprain | 05/25/2013 12:58 PM
NewsMark Stone's undisclosed injury might be a high-ankle sprain.
Ian Mendes on Twitter
ImpactIf that's true, then it would have a negative impact Stone's offseason training. He had 15 goals and 38 points in 54 AHL games this season.
Mark Stone (undisclosed) not playing in Gm5 | 05/24/2013 7:18 PM
NewsMark Stone did not make the trip to Pittsburgh for Game 5 because of an undisclosed injury.
Seth Rorabaugh on Twitter
ImpactStone was injured in Game 4 on Wednesday, his playoff debut. The 21-year-old played 11:23 and had two shots on goal. Matt Kassian and Cory Conacher took pregame line rushes, so one of them will draw back into the lineup.
Mark Stone doesn't do much in Game 4 loss | 05/23/2013 11:31 AM
NewsMark Stone registered two shots in 11:23 of ice time for the Senators in Game 4 versus Pittsburgh.
ImpactStone hadn't played in the NHL since early March when he skated in four contests with Ottawa. He replaced Cory Conacher, who sat as a healthy scratch, in the lineup.
Senators to dress Mark Stone in Game 4 | 05/22/2013 1:02 PM
NewsMark Stone is expected to make his 2013 playoff debut in Game 4 Wednesday night.
ImpactHe had one assist in one game with the Senators last year during the postseason and skated in four matches with the team in the regular season. Stone is slated to play alongside Jason Spezza and Milan Michalek against the Penguins.
Senators reassign Mark Stone to AHL | 03/14/2013 6:12 PM
NewsMark Stone has been reassigned to the minors.
ImpactHe didn't have a point in four games with Ottawa, while posting three shots and a minus-1 rating. In 38 AHL contests this season, Stone has generated 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists).
Mark Stone will make regular season debut | 03/06/2013 4:16 PM
NewsOttawa will insert Mark Stone into the lineup Wednesday night against Toronto.
Bruce Garrioch on Twitter
ImpactHe'll be making his NHL regular-season debut after playing in one game with the Senators during the playoffs last year. He took to the ice alongside Jakob Silfverberg and Peter Regin during the morning skate. Stone has notched eight goals and 21 points in 38 games with AHL Binghamton this campaign.
Ottawa recalls Mark Stone from AHL | 03/05/2013 7:57 PM
NewsOttawa has recalled Mark Stone from the minors.
ImpactHe had been sidelined with a broken finger, but he returned to play three games last week for AHL Binghamton over the weekend. Stone made his NHL debut in the 2012 playoffs and registered an assist in Game 5 against the New York Rangers. He hasn't played in the regular season yet. It should be noted that Stone was brought up earlier in the day, prior to the announcement of Milan Michalek's likely return Wednesday from injury. It's unclear how that will impact Ottawa's lineup, but the situation should become clearer by Wednesday afternoon.
|Goals||1||4 times-last:at Pit||last:Apr 13||0|
|Assists||2||vs. Chi||Mar 28||0|
|Points||2||vs. Chi||Mar 28||0|
|Penalty Minutes||2||2 times-last:vs. NYI||last:Apr 2||2|
|Plus/Minus||3||vs. Cgy||Mar 30||0|
|Power Play Goals||1||at Pit||Apr 13||0|
|Power Play Points||1||at Pit||Apr 13||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||19 times-last:at Pit||last:Apr 13||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||19 times-last:at Pit||last:Apr 13||0|
|Shots||5||vs. Mtl||Jan 16||1|
|Penalty Minutes||4||2013-14 (Ott)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2013-14 (Ott)|
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