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: Ottawa’s Slide Continues; So Does the Drama

Let’s face it: the Ottawa Senators are the team people like to bag on. The turmoil in their locker room made the soap opera summer fly by and the year ahead was seen by many as a problem in the making. But then October hit and the Senators reached the 21st with a 4-2-1 recordContinue reading “Senators: Ottawa’s Slide Continues; So Does the Drama”

Senators: Rookies, Goaltending Getting It Done Early

To the surprise of many but not all, the Ottawa Senators are playing some pretty good hockey right now. They’ve posted a 3-2-1 start to the season and will continue a five-game homestand Saturday, so they’ve got a few days to collect themselves after polishing off the Dallas Stars Monday night. That 4-1 victory putContinue reading “Senators: Rookies, Goaltending Getting It Done Early”