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Erik Karlsson [photo: Amy Irvin]

Recent Hot Play Has Senators Playoff Worthy

As each game goes by, the Ottawa Senators are looking more and more deserving of a playoff spot as they are playing some pretty good hockey as of late.  The […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Uncategorized
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Andrew Hammond Gives Senators Playoff Hope

A week ago, the Ottawa Senators looked like they were finished for the season. The team had just lost both their netminders to injuries and were falling further and further down […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Analyzing the 2014-15 Senators Defensive Corps

The defensive corps of your team is one of the most important aspects (along with goaltending and the offensive portions).  Because the defensive corps is traditionally 1/3rd of the skaters […]

Senators:  The Youth Movement

Senators: The Youth Movement

In Saturday nights 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers the Senators had 14 players 25-years and under in the lineup.  With 25 games remaining and 9 points out of the […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
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Goaltending Scramble In Ottawa

With starter Craig Anderson still on the sidelines with a hand injury, and backup Robin Lehner now out with an upper body injury, the Sens have had an interesting week.  […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · AHL, Ottawa Senators
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Mark Stone’s Hockey IQ Is off the Charts

A coach’s dream, Mark Stone is one of the smartest players in the NHL. Drafted in the sixth round in 2010 by the Senators, it’s taken Stone only two seasons […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 1 comment · Advanced Stats, Ottawa Senators
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Kelly Summers: A Late Round Gem For Sens?

When you are a 7th round draft pick, many people don’t take notice, you are usually considered the best of what is left.  These late round selections are the ones […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
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Potential Downtown Move Right For Sens?

The speculation has been going on for a long time now, the Sens would highly benefit from a move to the downtown core.  Ottawa has played in their current Canadian […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
Mike Hoffman has been a pleasant surprise for the Ottawa Senators, and he certainly could be one in many fantasy hockey leagues as well. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Hoffman: Unappreciated in His Prime

Finally a graduate of the AHL, Mike Hoffman is making a name for himself with the big club. The 25-year-old rookie (yes, rookie) has caught fire this year with the Ottawa […]

by · February 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Senators: Not Far Away From Being Competitive Again

When Head Coach Paul MacLean was relieved of his duties back on December 8th after an 11-11-5-0 start, GM Bryan Murray decided it was time to go in a new […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 2 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Neil To Nashville? No Thanks

The Toronto Maple Leafs are not the only Canadian team the Nashville Predators are in trade talks with prior to the March 2 trade deadline. According to Fox Sports Midwest […]

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Senators and Devils Preview

Each team has made a shift in coaching. Both have seen legendary franchise players (Daniel Alfredsson and Martin Brodeur) hang up their skates. Now the Ottawa Senators and New Jersey […]