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”

Senators Defeat Rangers, Advance to Conference Final

With a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, the Ottawa Senators punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Final. They won their best of seven series 4-2, sealing the deal at Madison Square Garden. The Senators will face the winner of the Washington Capitals/Pittsburgh Penguins series, which will see Game SevenContinue reading “Senators Defeat Rangers, Advance to Conference Final”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Ottawa Senators

2015-2016 was a bad year for Canada’s NHL teams, as each one missed the post-season. The Ottawa Senators were the best of the bunch, with a 38-35-9 record – good for 85 points. Ottawa scored 236 goals and allowed 247 goals against, accounting for a differential of minus-11. They finished three points ahead of theContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Ottawa Senators”