Ottawa Senators

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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In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at the most popular names on the trade market. One day after a big trade that sent defensemen Dion Phaneuf to the Los Angeles Kings, will the dominos fall when it comes to other trades that might have been contemplated? What is the standing on trades that include players
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The Los Angeles Kings have traded forwards Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for defenseman Dion Phaneuf and forward Nate Thompson. The deal was originally rumored to be in the works by Bob McKenzie. As part of the terms of this deal, the Senators will also be retaining 25 percent
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The Ottawa Senators failed to pick up a win during the five-game stretch between their bye week and the All-Star break, pushing them even closer to the last place in the Eastern Conference. Just past the midway point of the season, the Senators have played themselves out of playoff contention and the tension between players
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In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at a couple veteran defensemen who are likely gone from their current organizations as well as an organization who might move a number of players. Paul Martin on the Move A number of insiders who follow the San Jose Sharks have relayed details on the status of defenseman Paul
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In today’s Rumor Rundown we take a look at some teams rumored to be active as the trade deadline approaches. Are teams like the Detroit Red Wings, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres ready to start pulling the trigger on some of the trade most insiders are expecting will happen? If so,
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The Ottawa Senators’ annual skills competition couldn’t have come at a better time. It looked like the Senators’ ugly 5-0 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday night was going to spoil the team’s fortuitous three-day break between New Year’s Eve and Jan. 2, but the skills competition the next day gave the team a
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The Ottawa Senators are far from where they expected to be by the end of December. Sitting at seventh place in the Atlantic Division, any hopes of a playoff spot are quickly starting to fade. The math certainly isn’t in their favour, as the Senators are 15 points back of the final playoff spot in
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What’s happening around the NHL when it comes to trade rumors and speculation? We’ve got news on Tyler Seguin, Evander Kane, Ian Cole, and a number of pieces from the Ottawa Senators. Tyler Seguin Not in Dallas Come 2019? In a recent mailbag segment, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News was asked if Dallas
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When the Ottawa Senators lost top-pair defenceman Marc Methot over the summer, they knew they’d have to rely on younger players to replace him. So far, rookie defencemen like Thomas Chabot and Ben Harpur have been given a chance to contribute, and both players have shown some promise. Chabot, a first-round pick in 2015, has
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The NHL is nothing if not chock full of trade rumors and speculation at just about every possible turn. When Elliotte Friedman mentioned that Ottawa Senators’ superstar defenseman and captain Erik Karlsson was asked for his no-trade list by the team, however, it opened the door for what could be a swirl of trade rumors
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It’s been nearly two weeks since the Ottawa Senators, Colorado Avalanche and Nashville Predators hooked up on the trade market for a three-way deal that included the likes of Matt Duchene and Kyle Turris. By all accounts, the Senators got a player they’d been after for quite some time in Duchene, the Preds received a
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After over a year of rumours and speculation, Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion finally landed coveted centre Matt Duchene by completing a blockbuster three-way trade with the Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche. The deal, which sent Kyle Turris to the Predators and an assortment of picks and prospects to the Avalanche, has been the
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