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Ottawa Senators Off-Season Game Plan: Forwards

Ottawa’s Off-Season Game Plan in relation to their forward corps can be summed up in the three letters R, F and A; as in restricted free agents. In short, Ottawa has five forwards […]

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Cleaning House No. 1 Offseason Priority for Senators

It’s shaping up to be a particularly busy offseason for the Ottawa Senators, and one of the most important in recent memory. After winning the Matt O’Connor sweepstakes and signing Andrew […]

by · May 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
Did Hossa Trade Cost Senators a Stanley Cup?

Did Hossa Trade Cost Senators a Stanley Cup?

In the early 2000’s and long before we knew anything about zone start percentages or shot attempt differential, the old “eye ball” test told us the line of Radek Bonk, Magnus […]

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Why Erik Karlsson Should Win the Norris

Erik Karlsson was the best defenceman in the NHL this season, or more specifically the best defenceman to complete the season (Sorry Mark Giordano). Karlsson’s 66 points lead all defencemen, […]

Eugene Melnyk received an anonymous live liver donation earlier this week

Senator’s Owner Melnyk On Road to Recovery from Live Liver Transplant

The billionaire owner of the Ottawa Senators, 55-year-old Eugene Melnyk, is on the road to recovery after receiving a live liver donation, donated by an anonymous donor earlier this week. The […]

Andrew Hammond revitalized the Senators' playoff hopes in 2014-15. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Hamburglar Signs. Now What?

Andrew Hammond deservedly signed a 3 year contract averaging $1.35M per year. His history making run in the final two months of the season was one of the league’s best […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Memorial Cup Madness: Tobias Lindberg Edition

The NHL playoffs are not the only high stakes hockey happening in late May. From May 22nd to 31st, the winners of the OHL, WHL and QJMHL playoffs, plus the […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Ottawa Senators
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What Ottawa Fans Can Expect From Matt O’Connor

As if things weren’t crowded enough in Ottawa’s crease, the Senators signed prized college free agent Matt O’Connor to a two-year entry-level deal. O’Connor, who is from Toronto, played the […]

by · May 11, 2015 · 0 comments · NCAA, Ottawa Senators
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Oilers and Senators Poised for Trade Following O’Connor Signing?

On May 9th, 2015, the Ottawa Senators officially signed highly sought after college free agent Matt O’Connor. Rumored to have been deciding between multiple teams including the New York Rangers, […]

Craig Anderson has been great for the Senators when healthy, and Robin Lehner compliments Anderson quite nicely. (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Goalie Controversy in Ottawa: Who Stays and Who Goes?

It took a while for Matt O’Connor to select exactly where he wanted to start his NHL career, but on Saturday the hockey world finally found out. He chose Ottawa. While […]

by · May 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
Erik Karlsson [photo: Amy Irvin]

Ottawa Senators’ Off-Season Game Plan: Defence

For the casual NHL fan, naming one member of Ottawa’s defence corps is easy. Erik Karlsson is a Norris Trophy winning defender who scored another nomination this year. The challenge to […]

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Erik Condra a Bargain At $3 Million a Year?

Erik Condra and Free Agency Andrew Hammond and Erik Condra are Ottawa’s two unrestricted free agents this year. I’ve already outlined why Ottawa should allow Hammond to walk, but what about […]