December 18, 2008 13:46 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2008) - The Ottawa Senators today recalled forward Cody Bass and assigned defenceman Brian Lee to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.
Bass was recalled for the second time this season on Dec. 1 and played in five games, recording a five-minute fighting penalty. He was first called up on Nov. 19, for a total of nine games and 10 penalty minutes with Ottawa.
The 21-year-old began the season with the Senators and was a healthy scratch for two games before being assigned to Binghamton on Oct. 7. In 18 games with the B-Sens this season, Bass has scored once and added one assist, while recording 39 penalty minutes
Since his second recall of the season on Dec. 13, Lee played in two games, most recently playing 17:29 and collecting one assist in Ottawa's 4-1 loss to the Atlanta Thrashers on Dec. 16.
After playing in the first five games of the season with the Senators, Lee was assigned to Binghamton on Oct. 22 before being recalled on Nov. 28. In 20 AHL games, the 21-year-old has one goal, five assists, 20 penalty minutes and an even rating. Lee has recorded three assists and two penalty minutes in eight games with Ottawa this season.
The Binghamton Senators (13-9-3-3) next see action on Friday, Dec. 19 when they host the Syracuse Crunch.
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