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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 […]

Ottawa Senators Sign David Legwand

The Ottawa Senators have signed centre David Legwand to a two year contract worth $6 million. The first year of the deal will pay him $2.5 million and the last year will pay $3.5 million. The Senators have worked this out to a cap hit of $3 million a season. Legwand will have his work […]

Senators Trade Spezza to Dallas Stars

The Ottawa Senators have traded forward Jason Spezza to the Dallas Stars in exchange for Alex Chiasson, Nicholas Paul and Alexander Guptill along with a second round pick for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The move was the capper on a busy day for the Stars, who also inked Ales Hemsky to a three year […]

Jason Spezza Wants Out of Ottawa

Ottawa Senators captain Jason Spezza wants out. According to general manager Bryan Murray, the 30-year-old centre has asked to be traded. The Senators will do their best to honour his trade request. “I don’t want to trade the guy, really, and I know I won’t get the value, in all likelihood, that I should get […]

Bobby Ryan Out for Season Due to Sports Hernia Surgery

Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will miss the rest of the season after having surgery to repair a sports hernia. The procedure will take place on Thursday in Montreal. “Bobby has been dealing with the discomfort of this injury since it was sustained in November,” Senators general manager Bryan Murray said. “Both Bobby and our […]

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