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One More Year: Alfredsson to Play Out Final Year of Contract

Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson has announced that he’ll play out the final year of his contract, which means fans get to see one more year of the 39-year-old’s magic. Alfredsson made the announcement Tuesday, confirming his intentions to play out the last year of his current four year deal with the club. The decision […]

Senators Sign Erik Karlsson to Seven Year Extension

The Ottawa Senators have locked up a key piece to their puzzle in signing defenceman Erik Karlsson to a seven year contract extension worth $45.5 million. “We feel strongly that this long-term commitment will be great for both sides,” Senators owner Eugene Melnyk said. “As one of the cornerstones of our franchise, Erik will be […]

Daniel Alfredsson Considers Retirement

After the conclusion of the Ottawa Senators’ season, most people thought that the team’s captain would be considering his future. Daniel Alfredsson is taking his time to think about retiring from the game and, while there are no conclusions to draw as of yet, the 39 year old is mulling it over. “It’s been a […]

New York Rangers Eliminate Ottawa Senators

With a 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night, the New York Rangers advanced to the second round of the playoffs and will face the Washington Capitals. Dan Girardi and Marc Staal scored for the Blueshirts, while Daniel Alfredsson had the lone Senators goal. While the year has ended for the Senators, the […]

Matt Carkner Suspended One Game

Ottawa Senators defenceman Matt Carkner has been suspended for one game for his actions against New York’s Brian Boyle. The incident happened early in the second game of the Rangers/Senators series from Saturday night. You can check out the situation here. Brendan Shanahan again explains things via video. “Carkner approaches Boyle with the sole purpose […]

Hagelin Suspended Three Games

New York Rangers forward Carl Hagelin has been suspended for three games following his hit on Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson. For those with short-term memory loss, you can see the hit here. Brendan Shanahan, in his always helpful video form, explained the Shanaban after the major penalty. “As the video shows, Alfredsson retrieves a […]

Sens Even Series, Lose Alfredsson

The Ottawa Senators have tied up their playoff series with the New York Rangers, but they lost their captain in the process. Daniel Alfredsson left the game about halfway through the middle frame after an elbow from Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin. You can see the hit here. Hagelin was given a major penalty on the play […]

Sens Lean on Lehner in Anderson’s Absence

The Ottawa Senators may not be welcoming life without goalie Craig Anderson, sidelined after cutting his finger chopping frozen chicken, but they’re happy with how Robin Lehner has been filling in the gaps. The 20-year-old Swede has been holding the fort for the Senators, starting the last three games and helping hold the team in games […]

Melnyk: “You have to stick to the plan”

As teams jockey for playoff position and prep their line-ups for the upcoming trade deadline, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk is sticking to the plan. “You have to stick to the plan,” said Melnyk. “You can never plan on where you’ll end up as far as No. 13, No. 10 or No. 7. You do […]

Concussions Continue: Skinner, Pitkanen, Michalek

News of concussions in the NHL continues to emerge, with three more players added to the injury list. For the Carolina Hurricanes, the concussions to Jeff Skinner and Joni Pitkanen couldn’t come at a worse time. Skinner is the leading scorer for the slumping Canes and Pitkanen is the top-scoring blueliner on the team. And […]

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