Drake Batherson

Ottawa Senators logo
Age 24 Apr 27, 1998
Fort Wayne USA
Right Wing shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
206 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2025
Agent Paul Capizzano
Draft Year 2017
Drafted Overall 121
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Ottawa Senators logo

Transaction History
Apr 26, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored two goals -- including the overtime winner -- in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Devils.
Apr 22, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson registered an assist in Friday's 2-1 shootout win over the Blue Jackets.
Apr 12, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (illness) is in Tuesday's lineup against Detroit, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Apr 12, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (illness) will be a game-time call versus Detroit on Tuesday.
Apr 10, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (illness) will not play Sunday against the visiting Jets, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Apr 8, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (illness) won't play Saturday versus the Rangers, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Apr 7, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson is considered doubtful to play in Thursday's matchup with Nashville due to illness, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Apr 6, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored the game-winning goal on the power play and added an even-strength assist in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Canadiens.
Mar 26, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (ankle) picked up an assist in a 4-1 loss to Florida on Saturday.
Mar 25, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (ankle) was removed from injured reserve, per the (NHL)'s media site.
Mar 15, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (ankle) is hoping to return to the lineup against Florida or Nashville on March 26 or 29, respectively, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Mar 10, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (ankle) returned to practice Thursday, but he isn't expected to play during the Senators' current five-game home stand, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Jan 27, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (ankle) is expected to be out at least two months, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports Thursday.
Jan 25, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson will be out long-term with an ankle injury, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Jan 25, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (lower body) won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Sabres.
Jan 20, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Penguins.
Jan 18, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a power-play goal in a 3-1 loss to the Sabres on Tuesday.
Jan 16, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson produced an assist in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Oilers.
Jan 13, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Flames.
Jan 10, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson and the Senators won't face the Oilers on Monday after the game was postponed.
Jan 4, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson and the Senators are set to practice again Wednesday after COVID disruptions earlier in the week.
Dec 15, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored an even-strength goal and added three assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 8-2 win over the Panthers.
Dec 11, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson picked up three assists, one on the power play, in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Lightning.
Dec 6, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a goal on three shots, supplied an assist and added two hits in Monday's 3-2 shootout win over the Devils.
Nov 30, 2021 Activated Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson (not injury related) was activated off the league's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday.
Nov 21, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Head coach D.J. Smith said Batherson (COVID-19) will likely return to the lineup Dec. 1 against the Canucks, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Nov 14, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson has entered the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols and will not play Sunday against Calgary.
Nov 13, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson had two goals and two assists in a 6-3 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Nov 6, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson collected an assist in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Lightning.
Nov 2, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson tallied a goal and an assist with four shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to Minnesota. He also had a pair of hits.
Oct 29, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson produced an assist, three shots on goal, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 4-1 win over the Stars.
Oct 25, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored three goals and an assist in Monday's 7-5 loss to the Capitals.
Sep 3, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson agreed to terms on a six-year, $29.85 million contract with Ottawa on Friday
Jun 30, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson emerged as a strong performer on the power play in 2020-21, notching 15 of his 34 points with the man advantage.
May 9, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson posted an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Flames.
Apr 22, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a goal on two shots and added an assist, both on the power play, in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Canucks.
Apr 17, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson had two goals and an assist in a 4-0 win over Montreal on Saturday.
Apr 10, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 6-5 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Apr 3, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a goal on two shots and added an assist in Saturday's 6-3 win over Montreal. He also had four hits.
Mar 14, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored twice on four shots and added four hits in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Mar 12, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson recorded a power-play assist, two hits, two shots on goal and a minus-3 rating in Friday's 6-2 loss to the Oilers.
Mar 1, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored two goals, including the eventual game-winner, in Monday's 5-1 victory over the Flames.
Feb 27, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a goal and an assist, both on the power play, in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Flames.
Feb 25, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 6-1 win over Calgary.
Feb 23, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson registered a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout win over Montreal. He also added two PIM and two hits.
Feb 21, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a goal on four shots and added an assist in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over Montreal.
Jan 31, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson scored a power-play goal on two shots and added four PIM in Sunday's 8-5 loss to the Oilers.
Jan 15, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson recorded two assists, one on the power play, in Friday's 5-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Jan 13, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Drake Batherson | Batherson, as expected, will be on Ottawa's opening-night roster, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Feb 23, 2020 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned RW Drake Batherson to Belleville (AHL).
Jan 26, 2020 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled RW Drake Batherson from Belleville (AHL).
Jan 4, 2020 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled RW Drake Batherson from Belleville (AHL).
Mar 1, 2019 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned RW Drake Batherson to Belleville (AHL).
Feb 28, 2019 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled RW Drake Batherson from Belleville (AHL).
Feb 25, 2019 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned RW Drake Batherson to Belleville (AHL).
Feb 22, 2019 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled RW Drake Batherson from Belleville (AHL).
Dec 18, 2018 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned RW Drake Batherson to Belleville (AHL).
Sep 23, 2018 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned RW Drake Batherson to Belleville (AHL).
Oct 3, 2017 Ottawa Senators | signed C Drake Batherson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 23, 2017 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned C Drake Batherson to Cape Breton (QMJHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Drake Batherson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Ottawa Senators Ottawa Senators logo 46 17 27 44 4 32 669 59.60 49.80 4.40 48.90 3.30 1.08 2.33
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2011-2012 Valley Wildcats U15 NSU15MHL 35 23 31 54 10
2011-2012 Valley Wildcats U15 NS Bantam Prov. 4 0 0 0 2
2012-2013 Valley Wildcats U15 NSU15MHL 31 25 28 53 16 Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0
2012-2013 Valley Wildcats U15 NS Bantam Prov. 4 0 4 4 0 Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0
2012-2013 Team Nova Scotia U15 (ACC) ACC-U15 4 5 4 9 0
2013-2014 OHA Mavericks U16 AAA OEHL U16 19 7 10 17 18
2013-2014 OHA Gold Mavericks U18 AAA OEHL U18 3 0 2 2 0
2013-2014 Valley Wildcats U18 NSU18MHL 6 3 2 5 2 Playoffs 5 1 2 3 0
2014-2015 Valley Wildcats U18 NSU18MHL 34 20 26 46 44 Playoffs 6 5 3 8 0
2014-2015 Valley Wildcats MJAHL 4 2 0 2 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Cape Breton Eagles QMJHL 10 0 2 2 2
2015-2016 Valley Wildcats MJAHL 28 4 15 19 18 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Cape Breton Eagles QMJHL 61 22 36 58 70 Playoffs 11 7 5 12 0
2017-2018 Cape Breton Eagles QMJHL 24 17 22 39 39
2017-2018 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 7 0 7 4
2017-2018 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL 27 12 26 38 26 Playoffs 22 13 20 33 0
2017-2018 QMJHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 1 1 0
2018-2019 Belleville Senators AHL 59 22 40 62 39
2018-2019 Ottawa Senators NHL 20 3 6 9 6 230 47.62 44.15 -1.86 35.06 -10.61 0.26 1.56
2019-2020 Ottawa Senators NHL 23 3 7 10 13 296 31.80 47.50 -0.60 47.30 -0.60 0.41 0.81
2019-2020 Belleville Senators AHL 44 16 38 54 24
2020-2021 Ottawa Senators NHL 56 17 17 34 8 710 43.90 50.30 3.00 47.70 -1.30 0.93 1.52
2021-2022 Ottawa Senators NHL 46 17 27 44 32 669 59.60 49.80 4.40 48.90 3.30 1.08 2.33
2021-2022 Canada WC 10 3 11 14 6
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Active Contract

Signing Team Ottawa Senators logo
Signing Date September 3, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Paul Capizzano
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 6 Years $29,850,000 6.03% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Cap Hit $4,975,000 $4,975,000 $4,975,000 $4,975,000 $4,975,000 $4,975,000
UFA
AAV $4,975,000 $4,975,000 $4,975,000 $4,975,000 $4,975,000 $4,975,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $6,500,000 $6,550,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $6,500,000 $6,550,000
Minors Salary $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $6,500,000 $6,550,000
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Contract History

Signing Team Ottawa Senators logo
Signing Date October 3, 2017
Agent Paul Capizzano
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,209,998 1.02% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $763,333 $736,666 $736,666 $736,666
RFA
AAV $800,000 $773,333 $773,333 $773,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $70,000 $20,000 $20,000
Base Salary $0 $650,000 $700,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $80,000 $80,000 $80,000 $0
Total Salary $80,000 $730,000 $780,000 $700,000
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
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