Thomas Chabot is anticipated to be out for at least four weeks and will likely be positioned on long-lasting hurt book by the Ottawa Senators, instructor D. J. Smith said. The defenseman missed a second consecutive game with a lower-body injury Thursday when the Senators lost 4-3 to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Chabot was hurt during a 2-0 win versus the Seattle Kraken on Dec. 2. "He's such a competitor and he's so tough," Smith stated after the game Thursday. "This is the 2nd time this year he has an injury and finishes the game and winds up with an injury that puts him out four weeks. I can not claim adequate just how challenging he is, yet also just how much he aids us in the storage locker area. He's been about and he helps us break the puck out, he helps our power play, aids a whole lot of points Columbus Blue Jackets Authentic & Breakaway Jerseys. So, it's a large opening for us, so we need someone to step up in that lack. "By being positioned on long-lasting injured reserve, Chabot would be out for a minimum of 24 days and 10 games. Chabot returned to the schedule Dec. 1 in a 4-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets after missing the previous 10 with a busted hand. "There's nothing even worse than resting upstairs and watching the people head out there and battle," Chabot stated Nov. 30. "You just intend to be around with them Pavel Cajan Jersey. "Chabot has 4 aids in nine games this season and is balancing an Ottawa-high 24:23 of ice time per game. The Senators, that are last in the Atlantic Department, next play Saturday at the Detroit Red Wings.