Photo: One of the many highly regarded defensemen in the 2012 NHL Draft, Cody Ceci brings a solid puck-moving presence to the Senators back-end. (Ken McKenna/HF)
The Ottawa Senators came into the 2012 NHL Draft looking to add a puck-moving defensemen and some additional long-term talent between the pipes. Ottawa has to be pleased with their haul, coming away with three offensive-minded defensemen, two CHL goaltenders with considerable upside, and a couple of skilled forwards.
As typical under the Bryan Murray regime there was considerable weight placed on character when making their choices with an underlying emphasis on skill. Local flavor was added with their top pick Cody Ceci, who was born and raised in the National Capital Region and plays for the Ottawa 67's.… read more