|Assets:||Owns a great release. Is both skilled and industrious, with a nose for the net. Pays the price to score and has a history of putting up good numbers at lower levels. Can also be a factor due to his speed.|
|Flaws:||His defensive play still needs some work. Also needs to add more meat on his bones and get physically stronger in order to thrive at the highest level when playing a harder-nosed game.|
|Career Potential:||Skilled sniper with a little upside.|
|AHL||First All-Star Team||2013-14|
|QMJHL||Frank J. Selke Trophy||2009-10|
|QMJHL||First All-Star Team||2009-10, 2008-09|
|6/19/2014||Signed by the Ottawa Senators to a one-year contract extension.|
|2/24/2014||Recalled from the Binghamton Senators (AHL).|
|12/11/2013||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|12/02/2013||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|7/18/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Ottawa Senators to a one-year contract.|
|6/26/2013||Ottawa Senators tendered a qualifying offer.|
|5/24/2013||Missed the last 12 regular season and first 10 playoff games (collarbone).|
|4/12/2013||Collarbone, sidelined indefinitely.|
|4/05/2013||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|3/26/2013||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|1/12/2013||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|4/16/2012||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|12/24/2011||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|12/22/2011||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|10/01/2011||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|9/29/2010||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|7/21/2010||Signed by the Ottawa Senators to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/19/2009||Returned to his junior team (Saint John-QMJHL).|
|9/30/2008||Released by the Philadelphia Flyers.|
|9/18/2008||Invited to training camp by the Philadelphia Flyers.|
|6/27/2009||Drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the 5th round (130th overall) in 2009.|
Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored two goals during Friday's victory against the Ducks. | 12/19/2014 10:11 PM
NewsSenators left winger Mike Hoffman scored two goals during Friday's victory against the Ducks.
ImpactHe also had three shots on goal and a plus-three rating. Hoffman now has 10 goals, 16 points, and a plus-13 rating through 29 games.
Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored two goals on Thursday against the Wild. | 11/06/2014 10:09 PM
NewsSenators left winger Mike Hoffman scored two goals on Thursday against the Wild.
ImpactHoffman has three goals and an assist this season. His plus/minus rating also doubled to plus-four. Ottawa beat Minnesota, 3-0.
Mike Hoffman signs two-way contract with Sens | 06/19/2014 11:47 AM
NewsMike Hoffman has signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Senators.
ImpactHe collected three goals and three assists in 25 games with Ottawa last season. Hoffman spent most of the year in the AHL with Binghamton, where he tallied 30 goals and 67 points.
Mike Hoffman scores only Ottawa goal in win | 04/10/2014 10:57 PM
NewsMike Hoffman scored the only Senators goal in a 2-1 shootout victory over the Devils Thursday night.
ImpactHoffman's third goal of the season midway through the second period put the Sens ahead by a score of 1-0; a lead that wouldn't last. Mika Zibanejad and Cody Ceci picked up helpers on the marker.
Mike Hoffman scores in blowout loss | 03/19/2014 10:09 AM
NewsMike Hoffman scored in Ottawa's 8-4 loss to the New York Rangers.
ImpactHe has two goals and one assist in 12 NHL games this season. Hoffman had two points against Winnipeg on Mar. 8 for his first big-league scores.
Hoffman to skate alongside Ryan and Turris | 03/08/2014 9:39 AM
NewsWith the injury to Clarke MacArthur, Mike Hoffman will likely skate alongside Kyle Turris and Bobby Ryan.
ImpactAt least that is the way it went on practice Friday. Hoffman has had tremendous success with Binghamton this season in the 51 games he's played, scoring 30 goals and registering 67 points, good for second in AHL scoring. He bears watching.
Mike Hoffman is back up with Ottawa | 02/25/2014 8:13 AM
NewsMike Hoffman was called up by Ottawa Monday morning.
Impact"This is third time we've had him up here (in the past two seasons)," coach Paul MacLean said. "Is this the time that he's ready to come and play? It's certainly appears like it, the way he has played in Binghamton." Hoffman ranks second in AHL scoring with 30 goals and 37 assists in 51 games. He skated with Mika Zibanejad and Bobby Ryan in Monday's session.
Ottawa demotes Mike Hoffman | 12/11/2013 12:52 PM
NewsThe Ottawa Senators have sent Mike Hoffman down to the minors.
Erin Nicks on Twitter
ImpactHoffman has no points in three games with Ottawa this season. He also has 11 goals and 15 assists in 21 AHL contests.
Mike Hoffman skates with Turris and Ryan | 12/03/2013 7:56 AM
NewsMike Hoffman skated with Kyle Turris and Bobby Ryan at Monday's practice.
ImpactHe was brought up from the minors Monday and the Senators look like they'll give him an immediate opportunity to make an impact. "I've got to come up here and play well, play consistent, and I've got to produce," Hoffman said. "It's another time for me to prove myself, and I think I'm ready. It's all about confidence."
Senators bring up Mike Hoffman | 12/02/2013 2:00 PM
NewsThe Ottawa Senators have summoned Mike Hoffman from AHL Binghamton.
ImpactHe ranks second in the AHL with 26 points in 21 games this campaign. Hoffman has no points in four career NHL outings over the past two seasons.
Senators agree to terms with Mike Hoffman | 07/17/2013 10:31 PM
NewsMike Hoffman has inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Ottawa Senators.
ImpactHoffman will make $67,000 in the minors or $660,000 if he spends the season with Ottawa. He had 13 goals and 28 points in 41 AHL games last season. He missed a significant amount of playing time in 2012-13 because he suffered a broken collarbone and then later re-injured it.
Mike Hoffman hurt collarbone, out long term | 04/12/2013 10:11 AM
NewsMike Hoffman re-injured his collarbone last week and will be out indefinitely.
ImpactHoffman broke his collarbone earlier in the year while playing in the minors. He missed two months with the injury, but it's not clear yet whether Hoffman simply aggravated the injury or fractured the bone again. Either way, it sounds like it'll be a long time before Hoffman is back on the ice.
Mike Hoffman won't be able to play on Friday | 04/05/2013 10:16 AM
NewsThe Senators say Mike Hoffman (undisclosed) won't play Friday night.
Ian Mendes on Twitter
ImpactHoffman was injured in the third period of Tuesday's game against Boston and appeared to be favoring his shoulder as he left the ice. The Sens are hoping the injury isn't serious but it should be noted Hoffman missed two months earlier this year after breaking his collarbone while in the minors. We'll update you as we know more.
Mike Hoffman hurt in Tuesday's loss | 04/03/2013 9:15 AM
NewsMike Hoffman left Tuesday's game in the third period after he was on the receiving end of a hit from Boston Bruins rookie Dougie Hamilton.
ImpactHe was favoring his shoulder as he left the ice and he missed eight weeks with a broken collarbone earlier this year in the minors. Hoffman has no points and six shots in three NHL games with Ottawa since being brought up from the AHL.
Hoffman to play with Alfredsson and Turris | 03/28/2013 10:37 AM
NewsMike Hoffman is projected to start Thursday's game versus the New York Rangers on a line with Kyle Turris and Daniel Alfredsson.
Impact"There's a little bit of pressure (to create offense), but that's my game, that's what I'm going to have to do to stay up here," said Hoffman. He has generated 13 goals and 15 assists in 41 contests with Binghamton in the AHL this year. Hoffman played in one game with Ottawa last season.
Senators recall Mike Hoffman from AHL | 03/26/2013 6:26 PM
NewsOttawa Senators recall Mike Hoffman from AHL Binghamton.
ImpactHoffman was part of Ottawa's abbreviated training camp this season before being returned to Binghamton. The 23-year old has 13 goals and 28 points in 41 AHL games this season. Hoffman likely won't have any fantasy value this season.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsMike Hoffman was called up from the minors on Friday January 18.
|10/28/2014||Ott||CBJ||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/16/2014||Ott||Col||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/13/2014||Ott||Fla||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||2||3 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Dec 19||1|
|Assists||1||6 times-last:at Buf||last:Dec 15||1|
|Points||2||4 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Dec 19||2|
|Penalty Minutes||2||2 times-last:at StL||last:Nov 25||2|
|Plus/Minus||3||vs. Ana||Dec 19||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||29 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Dec 19||1|
|Power Play Points||0||29 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Dec 19||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||29 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Dec 19||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||29 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Dec 19||0|
|Shots||5||2 times-last:at Buf||last:Dec 15||6|
|Penalty Minutes||2||2 times-last: 2013-14 (Ott)|
|Plus/Minus||-1||2 times-last: 2012-13 (Ott)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2013-14 (Ott)|
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