Category: Ottawa Senators

Montreal Canadiens vs Ottawa Senators: 2015 First Round Playoff Preview

Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens.

The Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators met in the first-round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in 2013. I picked the Habs to win, but the Senators surprised, winning in five. They did so by matching Montreal’s speed game, and getting…

Why the Ottawa Senators have failed to build off last season’s surprising success

Craig Anderson, Ottawa Senators.

It may be time to look ahead to next season for the Ottawa Senators. With an embarrassing 8-4 loss to the New York Rangers last night, in what players were calling the most important game of the year, the Senators now…

Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray signs 2-year extension

It is not very often in this wonderful world of ours that a 71-year-old man gets a promotion, but as rare as such an occurrence may be, there is nothing odd about the Ottawa Senators locking up hockey mastermind Bryan…

Ottawa Senators: Bobby Ryan receives apology from Team USA GM David Poile

Bobby Ryan

The 2014 Sochi Olympics Team USA roster was officially announced immediately following the Winter Classic on January 1st. One very surprising omission from the final roster was Ottawa Senators goal scorer Bobby Ryan. Shortly after USA Hockey’s announcement of the…

Do the Ottawa Senators miss Daniel Alfredsson?

Daniel Alfredsson, Detroit Red Wings.

On July 5th of last summer, captain Daniel Alfredsson‘s seventeen season career with the Ottawa Senators came to a shocking end when the franchise’s leading scorer signed a one-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings. It was surprising, but given…

Montreal Canadiens: P. K. Subban gets Team Canada plug from coach Michel Therrien

Will P. K. Subban trade in his Canadiens jersey for a Canadian one when the Sochi Winter Olympics claim full control of our attention next February 7th? Many have speculated that he will not. TSN Insider Darren Dreger created a…

Ottawa Senators will pay tribute to Daniel Alfredsson with pre-game video

Daniel Alfredsson, Detroit Red Wings.

When Daniel Alfredsson signed with the Detroit Red Wings last summer, there were more than a few folks in Ottawa who were not thrilled. After all, number 11 was the face of the franchise through many exciting years while the…

Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators reveal Heritage Classic 2014 jerseys

Heritage Classic 2014 logo

On March 2, 2013, the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators will take to outdoor ice at B.C. Place in British Columbia in the NHL’s third Heritage Classic. Today, the two Canadian franchises revealed the jerseys they will sport when they…

Ottawa Senators: no Team USA for Craig Anderson

Craig Anderson, Ottawa Senators.

This has not been the best season for Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson. Following an incredible .941 save percentage and 1.69 GAA in 2012-13 is a task the Sens netminder has struggled to duplicate. His numbers this season are significantly…

Robin Lehner gets back-to-back starts for the Ottawa Senators

Robin Lehner, Ottawa Senators.

Is there a goaltending controversy developing between the pipes for the Ottawa Senators? I think there might be. Entering the 2013-14 NHL campaign, it was pretty obvious that American Olympic hopeful Craig Anderson was the clear-cut number one starter for…