Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

July 13, 2007 14:53 ET

Senators Sign Forward Niko Dimitrakos

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 13, 2007) - The Ottawa Senators announced today the signing of right winger Niko Dimitrakos to a one-year contract.

Dimitrakos, 28, has played four NHL seasons with the San Jose Sharks and Philadelphia Flyers, most recently with the Flyers where he recorded no points and six penalty minutes in five games during the 2006-07 season.

A native of Somerville, Mass., Dimitrakos was San Jose's fifth-round draft choice (155th overall) in the 1999 NHL entry draft. He played two and a half seasons with the Sharks before being traded to the Flyers for a 2006 third-round draft pick on March 9, 2006. In parts of four NHL seasons, he has scored 24 goals and added 38 assists for 62 points, while recording 95 penalty minutes over 158 games. The right-winger has added one goal and eights assists in 20 career NHL playoff games.

NIKO DIMITRAKOS, Right wing, shoots right, 5'11", 205 lbs.

Born: May 21, 1979 (Somerville, Mass.)

Drafted: San Jose's fifth-round pick (155th overall) in the 1999 NHL entry draft.

Transactions: Traded by San Jose to Philadelphia in exchange for a third-round draft pick in the 2006 NHL entry draft on March 9, 2006.



Regular season Playoffs
Season Club League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998-99 U. of Maine NCAA 35 8 19 27 33
1999-00 U. of Maine NCAA 32 11 16 27 14
2000-01 U. of Maine NCAA 29 11 14 25 43
2001-02 U. of Maine NCAA 43 20 31 51 44
2002-03 San Jose NHL 21 6 7 13 8 - - - - -
Cleveland AHL 55 15 29 44 30 - - - - -
2003-04 San Jose NHL 68 9 15 24 49 15 1 8 9 8
Cleveland AHL 7 4 4 8 4 - - - - -
2004-05 Langnau Swiss-A 3 0 1 1 2 - - - - -
2005-06 San Jose NHL 45 4 12 16 26 - - - - -
Philadelphia NHL 19 5 4 9 6 5 0 0 0 2
2006-07 Philadelphia NHL 5 0 0 0 6 - - - - -
Philadelphia AHL 45 15 13 28 34 - - - - -
Chicago AHL 17 4 10 14 20 15 3 7 10 8
NHL Totals 158 24 38 62 95 20 1 8 9 10

Contact Information

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    Steve Keogh, 613-599-0326
    Brian Morris, 613-599-0289