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Michalek picked up two assists in Saturday's win over Florida and now has seven points, including three goals, in his last four games.Holy hot streak -- he has really picked up the pace in the last few weeks after scuffling most of the season. Check your wire; he may be there. After all, he had 15 points in his first 43 games. He now has nine points in his last nine games.

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Michalek recorded a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Canadiens.The veteran winger has had a rough season after battling through a couple injury riddled campaigns over the last few years, but has come on strong recently. He now has 11 goals and 11 assists in 51 games, including six points in his last five contests.

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Michalek found the back of the net twice and chipped in an assist in Saturday's 7-2 rout of the visiting Oilers.What a performance by the 30-year-old, who now has five points in his last six games -- four of them goals -- and 20 points on the season. Michalek has been somewhat of a disappointment this year after recording 60 and 39 points in his last two full seasons with the Sens, but at least his minus-4 rating isn't nearly as bad as the minus-25 mark he put up in 2013-14.

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Michalek vanquished the Sabres' upset effort in Tuesday's game, netting the winning goal with less than eight minutes remaining in the third period.Michalek has only eight goals on the season, but five have come within the last month. He continues to hang on to a role on the Sens' second line, but with the team's offense lacking explosiveness, scoring opportunities likely won't be plentiful.

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Michalek picked up two assists Thursday against Montreal, giving him points in three straight games.

He scored a goal Saturday in Arizona and Tuesday in Dallas, and now with this performance, Michalek has twice as many points in the last three games as he'd collected in the preceding 18. This has been easily the worst offensive season of his career, but perhaps these last few games have been the beginning of a campaign-saving hot streak.

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Michalek tallied a power-play goal in Saturday's win over the Coyotes.

Michalek's fourth marker of the season tied the game at one apiece and commenced a run of five unanswered goals by the Senators, who quickly ran away with the contest. The veteran winger hadn't registered a single point in his last eight games and has a total of just three over his last 19 contests.

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Michalek tallied a power-play goal in Saturday's win over the Coyotes.

Michalek's fourth marker of the season tied the game at one apiece and commenced a run of five unanswered goals by the Senators, who quickly ran away with the contest. The veteran winger hadn't registered a single point in his last eight games and has a total of just three over his last 19 contests.

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Michalek (upper body) has been activated from injured reserve and will play Monday against the Sabres, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

The Sabres cleared a spot for Michalek's return by placing Marc Methot (back) on IR in a corresponding move. He's been skating with the team since Friday and appears to set to play on what looks to be the third line Monday with Colin Greening and David Legwand.

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Michalek (upper body) joined the team for Friday's practice, TSN 1200's Steve Lloyd reports.

Because he's already been placed on injured reserve, Michalek won't be an option for Saturday's game against the Bruins. If he's able to practice again Saturday and Sunday without any setbacks, there's a good likelihood that Michalek would be activated in advance of the Senators' following match Monday in Buffalo.

Milan Michalek LW OTT 3 Months

Michalek (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 reports.

Michalek's IR designation carries a retroactive date of Dec. 6, meaning he'll be out for at least the next two games. The Senators used his roster spot to activate defenseman Patrick Wiercioch, who has recovered from his muscle strain.