Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

November 16, 2008 13:08 ET

Ottawa Senators Recall Brendan Bell From Binghamton (AHL)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2008) - The Ottawa Senators today recalled defenceman Brendan Bell from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.

After 15 games this season with the B-Sens, Bell has scored six goals added nine assists for 15 points, while recording 12 penalty minutes. The 25-year-old is in his fourth National Hockey League season and sixth pro.

Bell, an Ottawa native and graduate of Brian Kilrea's Ottawa 67's, played last season with both the Phoenix Coyotes and their AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage. In 69 games with the Rampage, he scored seven goals and added 24 assists for 31 points while recording 80 penalty minutes. He recorded no points in two games with the Coyotes.

Bell was the Toronto Maple Leafs' third-round choice (65th overall) in the 2001 National Hockey League entry draft. He made his NHL debut in 2005-06 with Toronto, playing in one game with the Maple Leafs. In 48 career NHL games with Toronto and Phoenix, Bell has scored one goal and added six assists while recording 27 penalty minutes.

The defenceman has represented Canada internationally on two occasions, winning a gold medal at the 2003-04 Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzerland, and winning a silver medal at the 2002 world junior championships in Halifax.

The Binghamton Senators (8-5-1-1) next see action tonight, when they visit the Hershey Bears.

Contact Information

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