8 Hockey Players who Played for Blackhawks and Senators

My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Chicago Blackhawks and the Ottawa Senators.

And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, I’m here to help.

I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.

Marian Hossa

Marián Hossa had a stellar NHL career spanning 19 seasons. He was drafted 12th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 1997 NHL Draft. Hossa’s initial success was with the Senators, where he displayed his scoring ability and skill set, quickly establishing himself as a premier forward in the league.

Hossa also played with the Penguins and the Red Wings, reaching the Stanley Cup Finals with both teams in consecutive years, although falling short on both times. However, Hossa’s pursuit of a Stanley Cup championship was realized when he joined the Blackhawks, helping the team secure three Stanley Cup championships.

Hossa was known for his two-way play, being equally adept in offensive and defensive situations, which earned him nominations for the Frank J. Selke Trophy, awarded to the best defensive forward in the NHL. He was also named to the NHL All-Star Game on five occasions.

Hossa Key Stats

  • Stanley Cup Winner (Blackhawks)
  • 1000+ Career Points (Blackhawks, Senators, Thrashers, Penguins, Red Wings)
  • 500+ Career Goals (Blackhawks, Senators, Thrashers, Penguins, Red Wings)
  • 100+ Point Season (Thrashers)
  • 40+ Goal Season (Senators, Thrashers, Red Wings)
  • 50+ Assist Season (Thrashers)

Peter Bondra

Peter Bondra was selected by the Washington Capitals in the eighth round, 156th overall, in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. Spending the majority of his career with the Capitals, Bondra became one of the most prolific goal-scorers in the league.

Bondra’s best season came in 1997-1998 when he led the NHL with 52 goals, helping the Capitals reach the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. A five-time All-Star, Bondra had two 50-goal seasons and nine 30-goal seasons over his illustrious career.

After 14 seasons with the Capitals, Bondra also played for the Ottawa Senators, Atlanta Thrashers, and Chicago Blackhawks. He retired with 503 goals and 389 assists for 892 points in 1,081 regular-season games, placing him among the top goal-scorers of his generation.

Bondra Key Stats

  • 500+ Career Goals (Capitals, Senators, Thrashers, Blackhawks)
  • 40+ Goal Season (Capitals)

Craig Anderson

Craig Anderson, an American goaltender, had a distinguished career in the NHL. Anderson played for multiple teams including the Blackhawks, Panthers, Avalanche, Senators, Capitals, and Sabres. He is particularly remembered for his time with the Ottawa Senators, where he played for 10 seasons.

Anderson’s career in the NHL included many achievements, including playing in over 700 games and securing over 300 wins, a milestone reached by only 39 NHL goaltenders. He represented the United States in international play as well.

One of the highlights of his career was being awarded the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 2017, which is given to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey.

Anderson Key Stats

  • 300+ Career Wins (Senators, Blackhawks, Panthers, Avalanche, Sabres, Capitals)
  • 30+ Win Season (Avalanche, Senators)

Johnny Oduya

Johnny Oduya was drafted 221st overall in the seventh round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals. A Swedish defenseman, Oduya had a 12-year NHL career, most notably with the Chicago Blackhawks.

With Chicago, he won the Stanley Cup twice, in the 2012–13 and 2014–15 seasons. Known for his skating ability and defensive skills, Oduya played a vital role in the Blackhawks’ championship teams.

Over his career, Oduya played in 850 regular-season NHL games, registering more than 40 goals and nearly 150 assists. He also represented Sweden in international competition, including winning a silver medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Dominik Hasek

Dominik Hasek was drafted 199th overall in the tenth round of the 1983 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. A Czech goaltender, Hasek is considered one of the greatest goaltenders in the history of the NHL.

Hasek’s NHL career took off when he joined the Buffalo Sabres, where he became a starter and earned the nickname “The Dominator.” During his time with the Sabres, he won the Hart Trophy as the league’s most valuable player twice (1997, 1998) and the Vezina Trophy as the top goaltender six times.

In 2002, he won a Stanley Cup with the Detroit Red Wings, and he added another Cup with the Red Wings in 2008. Over his career, Hasek played in 735 regular-season games, posting a .922 save percentage and a 2.20 goals-against average.

Hasek Key Stats

  • Hall of Fame (Sabres, Red Wings, Blackhawks, Senators)
  • All-Star (Sabres)
  • Stanley Cup Winner (Red Wings)
  • 300+ Career Wins (Sabres, Red Wings, Blackhawks, Senators)
  • 30+ Win Season (Sabres, Red Wings)

Robin Lehner

Robin Lehner is a Swedish goaltender currently playing for the Vegas Golden Knights. He was selected 46th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators. Before joining the NHL, Lehner played in the J20 SuperElit league in Sweden and then in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.

Lehner made his NHL debut with the Ottawa Senators in 2010 and became a permanent fixture in their lineup by the 2013-14 season. He struggled with consistency during his time in Ottawa, and in 2015, he was traded to the Buffalo Sabres. Despite solid save percentages, Lehner’s overall performance was limited due to a lack of offensive support from the team.

Lehner signed with the New York Islanders in 2018 and had an outstanding season, winning the William M. Jennings Trophy and the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. He later moved to the Chicago Blackhawks for the 2019-2020 season before joining the Vegas Golden Knights​​.

Lehner Key Stats

  • Jennings Trophy (Islanders, Knights)

Nick Foligno

Nick Foligno is a Canadian-American forward, drafted 28th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 2006 NHL Draft. After playing several seasons with the Senators, he was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2012.

During his time with the Blue Jackets, Foligno developed into a reliable leader and scorer, eventually being named team captain in 2015. He became an essential part of the team’s core, contributing both offensively and as a leader in the locker room.

In 2021, Foligno was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in a move designed to bolster their playoff run, bringing his grit and experience to a team looking to make a deep postseason push.

Todd Simpson

Todd Simpson is a Canadian player whose career spanned over a decade in the NHL. His journey in ice hockey began at Brown University and continued in Canadian junior hockey with the Tri-City Americans and Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League (WHL)​​​​.

Simpson’s professional career started in 1994 with the Calgary Flames, where he remained until 1999. He then moved to the Florida Panthers for the 1999–2000 NHL season, followed by a trade to the Phoenix Coyotes. He then played for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, where he scored a career-high four goals, and later for the Ottawa Senators.

During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Simpson won the Danish league championship with Herning Blue Fox, and then returned to the NHL to play with the Chicago Blackhawks and the Montreal Canadiens.

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