Senators: Dorion Ready for What’s Next

With the regular season over, the conversation has shifted to what’s next and what was. For the Ottawa Senators, it’s the latter. General manager Pierre Dorion “met with reporters” via Zoom Thursday and provided a hopeful glimpse into the future of his franchise. It must be interesting to be on the outside looking in asContinue reading “Senators: Dorion Ready for What’s Next”

Senators: Options Abound at Deadline, But Will Ottawa Make Noise?

With the trade deadline approaching, speculation is rampant. The Ottawa Senators are among the teams with a tremendous amount of roster give, which has opened up a fair bit of grist for the ol’ rumour mill. Consider that the Sens have 10 pending unrestricted free agents. The balance, with the exception of four players, isContinue reading “Senators: Options Abound at Deadline, But Will Ottawa Make Noise?”

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?”

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”

Senators: Smith a Safe but Smart Hire for Ottawa

For the Ottawa Senators, stability is everything. It’s going to have to be. After a year peppered with tumult, the Senators have to get to some baseline of normalcy in order to proceed with the not-so-small task of icing a hockey team next season. That’s where head coach D.J. Smith comes in. Ottawa announced theContinue reading “Senators: Smith a Safe but Smart Hire for Ottawa”