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Playoff Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Ottawa Senators

The Ottawa Senators have climbed Mount Improbable and will face the Montreal Canadiens in the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Interestingly, this is quite possibly the best case scenario for the Senators. Ottawa has won the past three of their games against the Habs, outscoring them 13-5. What’s more, the only post-season […]

Ottawa Caps Brilliant Stretch, Prepares to Face Rangers

The Ottawa Senators took down the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday by a final score of 3-1. The victory capped an incredible run and saw the club secure a playoff berth. Essentially, the Senators finished their regular season in remarkable fashion. They were an astonishing 23-4-4 in the last 31 games of the season. Back in […]

The Hamburglar Drives Ottawa’s Playoff Hopes

How good is Ottawa Senators goalie Andrew Hammond? With his team’s win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night, a 2-1 overtime victory, he nudged his record to 11-0-1 and therefore tied Frank Brimsek as the only NHL goalies to start their career with a dozen straight games in which fewer than three goals were […]

Ottawa Senators Fire Paul MacLean

The Ottawa Senators have fired coach Paul MacLean on Monday and have named Dave Cameron as his replacement. The move may seem sudden and strange, especially given the fact that the Edmonton Oilers are inhabiting the basement and have thus far stood by their coach. And Ottawa’s firing of MacLean also seems sudden and strange […]

Daniel Alfredsson Officially Announces Retirement

A week before his 42nd birthday, Daniel Alfredsson announced his retirement from the National Hockey League. He made the announcement in Ottawa, as if there could be any other place for it, and he did so after taking one last warm-up with the club he spent 17 seasons with. Born in Gothenburg, Sweden, in December […]

A Saturday Night in Canada

It takes a while for these to settle in. Beyond the world of “breaking news” headlines and getting to a story first is a world of consideration, reflection and unity, the sort of world Hockey Night in Canada provides for the nation of Canada on a typical Saturday night. It’s the sort of world hockey […]

Senators Sign Ryan to Extension, Name Karlsson Captain

It’s already been a big day in Ottawa for the Senators as they signed forward Bobby Ryan to a massive seven year contract extension worth $50.75 million and named Erik Karlsson their new team captain. “Since acquiring Bobby in July of last year, we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the type of player […]

Senators Sign Craig Anderson to Extension

The Ottawa Senators have signed goalie Craig Anderson to a three year contract extension worth $12.6 million. That will keep him in the fold through the end of the 2017-2018 season. Ottawa recently signed goalie Robin Lehner to a three year contract worth $6.675 million and now believes they have the tandem they need in […]

Senators Sign Clarke MacArthur to Five Year Extension

The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Clarke MacArthur to a five year contract extension worth $23.25 million. The deal will run through the 2019-2020 season and has an average annual value of $4.65 million. The 29-year-old posted a career-high 24 goals in 79 games last season. He also added 31 assists and posted career-highs in […]

Senators Sign Goalie Robin Lehner

The Ottawa Senators have taken care of the last piece of their restricted free agent puzzle by signing goalie Robin Lehner to a three year deal worth $6.675 million. This is one of those backloaded contracts, with Lehner getting paid $1.5 million, $2.025 million and $3.15 million over the three seasons. “For sure, I think […]

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