Ottawa Senators

It’s hard to believe that only two seasons ago, the Ottawa Senators were just one goal away from the Stanley Cup Finals. Entering last season, hopes were high for the club after the deep playoff run. That hype was fueled when the team acquired Matt Duchene from the Colorado Avalanche, although it came at the cost of
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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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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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Mark Stone could end up getting one of the biggest pay increases during the NHL off-season, but will it come from the Ottawa Senators? Through four seasons in the nation’s capital, Stone has been one of Ottawa’s most consistent forwards and has exceeded expectations for someone who wasn’t drafted until the sixth round in 2010.
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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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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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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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The Ottawa Senators have traded forward Derick Brassard to the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenceman Ian Cole, a 2018 first-round pick and goaltending prospect Filip Gustavsson. According to CapFriendly, Cole – a pending unrestricted free agent on Jul. 1 – was included in the trade so the Penguins could fit Brassard under the cap as his
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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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Bobby Ryan entered the Ottawa Senators 2017-18 season looking to carry over the momentum from his strong showing in the Stanley Cup playoffs last spring. However, any hopes that the veteran winger would be able to stay healthy this year were dashed before the end of October when Ryan broke his right index finger while blocking
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