2019-2020 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

It was another hot summer for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the team that never ceases to make headlines. Whether it was the overdue Mitch Marner contract, which will be contested ad infinitum, or the alleged pants-dropping actions of Auston Matthews and the story still unfolding out of Arizona, the Six is certainly in the news.Continue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs”

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 Gets Stone, Avoids Arbitration

The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Mark Stone to a one-year contract worth $7.35 million, thereby avoiding arbitration. The deal was announced Friday morning. The arbitration hearing between the Senators and Stone was also set for Friday. Stone’s reported ask for arbitration was $9 million, while the club was gearing for a counter offer ofContinue reading “Senators: Ottawa Gets Stone, Avoids Arbitration”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Ottawa Senators

The Ottawa Senators surprised a few people by venturing into the Eastern Conference Final last season. They lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins, sure, but they exceeded expectations and rode momentum on the strength of grit and determination. For an encore, the Senators are hoping for more of the same – but with a win thisContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Ottawa Senators”