Senators Sign Murray to Two-Year Contract Extension

The Ottawa Senators have given general manager Bryan Murray a vote of confidence by extending his contract for two years. “We think that we have all the core group in place,” Senators owner Eugene Melnyk said on Monday. “I think if we were on the same trajectory as we have been over the last fewContinue reading “Senators Sign Murray to Two-Year Contract Extension”

Wade Redden Retires

Wade Redden has announced his retirement from the NHL. The veteran defenceman made the announcement Thursday. “I would first and foremost like to thank my family and friends for their unconditional love and support. I would also like to thank my teammates, coaches and staff for all the great memories created throughout the years. ToContinue reading “Wade Redden Retires”

Sens Dump Cheechoo

At one point and time, Jonathan Cheechoo was a 56-goal scorer. Of course, he was playing with Joe Thornton and was demonstrating a drive for the net that he hasn’t duplicated since the breakout 2005-2006 NHL season. Since then, it’s been nearly impossible for Cheechoo to reclaim that level of play, so it’s hardly surprisingContinue reading “Sens Dump Cheechoo”

Is Spezza Finished in Ottawa?

Jason Spezza has been spending most of his Thursday dismissing reports that he’s asked for a trade from the Ottawa Senators, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that he’s happy with the team or with his role on it. Spezza met with Senators GM Bryan Murray during the usual end of the year talk and expressedContinue reading “Is Spezza Finished in Ottawa?”

Senators Stayin’ Alive

Matt Carkner is the hero in Ottawa, at least for tonight, as his goal in the third overtime of Thursday’s game kept the Senators alive in their playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The goal forced a sixth game in the Eastern Conference series and gave the Senators some much-needed confidence, marking the longest gameContinue reading “Senators Stayin’ Alive”