Senators: Dorion Ready for What’s Next

With the regular season over, the conversation has shifted to what’s next and what was. For the Ottawa Senators, it’s the latter. General manager Pierre Dorion “met with reporters” via Zoom Thursday and provided a hopeful glimpse into the future of his franchise. It must be interesting to be on the outside looking in asContinue reading “Senators: Dorion Ready for What’s Next”

Senators: Can Ottawa Get It Done in 2020?

We made it. It’s the end of a year and the beginning of another. With that in mind, it’s as good a time as any to remember that this puts us one year closer to Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk’s proclamation that 2021 will be the beginning of a “five-year run of unparalleled success.” It’sContinue reading “Senators: Can Ottawa Get It Done in 2020?”

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”

What Went Wrong: Ottawa Senators

In 2018-2019, the Ottawa Senators finished dead last in the NHL. When processing what went wrong with the year, it’s almost a futile effort because just about everything went wrong. The Senators closed 2018-2019 with a 29-47-9 record, good for just 64 points. That put them eight points behind the New Jersey Devils in theContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Ottawa Senators”

Senators: Ottawa’s Slide Continues; So Does the Drama

Let’s face it: the Ottawa Senators are the team people like to bag on. The turmoil in their locker room made the soap opera summer fly by and the year ahead was seen by many as a problem in the making. But then October hit and the Senators reached the 21st with a 4-2-1 recordContinue reading “Senators: Ottawa’s Slide Continues; So Does the Drama”