Senators: Ottawa Announces Rebranding, New Foundation

With the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs rolling on, the Ottawa Senators are trying to stay in the conversation. On Wednesday, the franchise announced the creation of the Senators Community Foundation. The group will be headed by Chris Phillips, who’ll serve as the executive director. The new foundation replaces the old one and was announced alongsideContinue reading “Senators: Ottawa Announces Rebranding, New Foundation”

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?”

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: Let the Erik Karlsson Speculation Begin

Summer is upon us and so is the obligatory news and scuttlebutt based on microscopic nuggets of actual fact with respect to what could be a rather busy off-season. After the Stanley Cup is awarded and the proverbial dust has settled, a number of franchises have work to do and a number of players haveContinue reading “Senators: Let the Erik Karlsson Speculation Begin”

Senators: Melnyk Puts Management on Notice, But Who’s Really to Blame?

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has been making the rounds and laying out his plans for the future. Friday morning, the owner took to Ottawa’s CFRA 580 Radio to tout the future of the franchise, but he also made the messaging clear: it’s time for the general manager and the hockey operations department to getContinue reading “Senators: Melnyk Puts Management on Notice, But Who’s Really to Blame?”