Also going into COVID-19 protocol is Senators assistant coach Jack Capuano. As a result, Ottawa is recalling defenceman Erik Brannstrom from its AHL-affiliate Belleville Senators.
Forward Austin Watson entered the protocol on Friday.
Holden has played 10 games this season for the Senators, recording one assist. Brannstrom has one goal and two assists through nine games played with Belleville. In 2020-21, Brannstrom played 30 games with the Senators, posting two goals and 11 assists.
The Senators next play on Tuesday when they travel to take on the Boston Bruins.