Ottawa Senators

The arbitration process grants eligible Restricted Free Agents (RFAs) an avenue to receive fair salaries for their play. However, it is one of the most misunderstood elements of the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). While it does give players additional ways to receive fair pay, it is not a one-sided process. NHL teams do have
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After a year finishing second-last in the NHL and being surrounded by drama, trade rumours, and ownership issues, the Ottawa Senators are ready for a change. The players have spoken out in the media, in exit interviews, and there’s a general sense that something in the nation’s capital has to give. The conflict between Mike Hoffman’s fiancée
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In today’s News & Notes, Sean Couturier will be out of commission for a few weeks with an MCL injury, Brady Tkachuk has picked his NHL number with the Ottawa Senators and John Shannon is reporting that there is no truth to the Vancouver Canucks being involved in the Erik Karlsson trade saga. Couturier Out
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In today’s rumor rundown, the Arizona Coyotes released some interesting video footage showing their process through the 2018 NHL Draft, Mark Stone may become the highest-paid NHL’er ever to come out of an arbitration hearing, the Blackhawks are looking to add a veteran while rumors exist they are trying to trade a veteran and a
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Long before he became one of the biggest and most disappointing contracts in New York Islanders franchise history, Alexei Yashin was traded to the Islanders from the Ottawa Senators back on June 23, 2001. At the time, Yashin was a talented forward with a high-skill level and offensive upside that was clearly appealing to the
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This year was one to forget for the Ottawa Senators, finishing second-to-last in the NHL after a promising playoff run the year before. As the free agency period has gotten underway, there are many questions that still need to be answered. The Sens have already addressed one question, placing right winger Alex Burrows on waivers to
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In today’s rumor rundown, the Ottawa Senators are letting teams chat with Erik Karlsson about a contract extension, the Leafs are looking to upgrade their defense and might have a target in mind and the Bruins might be shopping one of the more high-profile blueliners. What’s Happening With Erik Karlsson? After failing to get Erik
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As if it wasn’t intriguing enough already, there’s another layer to the Eugene Melnyk era in Ottawa. The Ottawa Senators were in the Canadian sports spotlight early this week after Daniel Alfredsson, the franchise’s all-time leading scorer, sparked a fire when he told a journalist that he, like many Senators fans, hopes the team gets
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The Ottawa Senators will look to continue stocking up prospects as they look to turn their fortunes around after their disappointing season. They have the fourth overall pick in the upcoming NHL Draft, but they also hold the 22nd overall pick that came over from the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Derick Brassard trade. Past NHL
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With All-Star names like Matt Duchene and Erik Karlsson passing on the chance to represent their countries at the World Hockey Championships this month in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, let’s take a look at how their Ottawa Senators teammates are faring on the international stage. Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Canada Representing Canada for the first time in
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Ottawa Senators fans have been hoping to see some semblance of a plan from management since last month’s trade deadline saga unfolded, and the team has been sending out mixed messages ever since. However, there’s one thing the organization has kept talking about: youth. In a letter to season ticket holders, owner and CEO Eugene
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It wasn’t long ago that Ben Bishop donned the Ottawa Senators’ logo on the front of his jersey. But with Craig Anderson and Robin Lehner in the mix, the Senators had a decision to make – which goaltender would be the odd man out? Eventually, the Sens’ brass decided that Lehner would be their goalie
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In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at a couple players who are starting to make more noise as the NHL Trade Deadline approaches. Will Erik Karlsson really be traded before Monday? Or, are the Senators thinking more long-term? Also, why was Tomas Plekanec kept out of the lineup on Saturday for the Montreal Canadiens? Is
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