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: Rookies, Goaltending Getting It Done Early

To the surprise of many but not all, the Ottawa Senators are playing some pretty good hockey right now. They’ve posted a 3-2-1 start to the season and will continue a five-game homestand Saturday, so they’ve got a few days to collect themselves after polishing off the Dallas Stars Monday night. That 4-1 victory putContinue reading “Senators: Rookies, Goaltending Getting It Done Early”