Senators: Options Abound at Deadline, But Will Ottawa Make Noise?

With the trade deadline approaching, speculation is rampant. The Ottawa Senators are among the teams with a tremendous amount of roster give, which has opened up a fair bit of grist for the ol’ rumour mill. Consider that the Sens have 10 pending unrestricted free agents. The balance, with the exception of four players, isContinue reading “Senators: Options Abound at Deadline, But Will Ottawa Make Noise?”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Ottawa Senators

The Ottawa Senators find themselves in rebuild mode as the 2019-2020 season gets underway, with a new head coach in D.J. Smith. The bench boss receives a much different NHL team than the one presented just a year ago, with Thomas Chabot and Brady Tkachuk now among the top draws. The old guard, including theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Ottawa Senators”

Senators: Ottawa’s Basically Done With This Season

The Ottawa Senators dropped a 5-4 decision to the Carolina Hurricanes Sunday, amounting to the eighth straight loss for the beleaguered team. It’s hard to find much that’s good about this edition of the Senators, who are 15-23-5 and have had more drama on and off the ice than most teams manage in a fewContinue reading “Senators: Ottawa’s Basically Done With This Season”

Senators: Doors Open for Erik Karlsson Talks, Say Reports

The soap opera saga that is the Ottawa Senators keeps delivering the goods. A day after offering defenceman Erik Karlsson a contract extension, the club has given other teams permission to speak with Landsbro native. The conventional wisdom is that the Senators are trying to trade the two-time Norris-winning blueliner ahead of his becoming anContinue reading “Senators: Doors Open for Erik Karlsson Talks, Say Reports”

Bobby Ryan Out with Hand Injury – Again

Bobby Ryan is out with a hand injury. Again. The Ottawa Senators forward in on the shelf with no timetable for his return, the club announced Wednesday. Ryan didn’t return for the third period of Tuesday’s 8-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks and didn’t join the team on the road Wednesday. There were no updatesContinue reading “Bobby Ryan Out with Hand Injury – Again”