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Karlsson hasn't been the same player following his Achilles tendon injury (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Did Matt Cooke Slice Erik Karlsson’s Achilles Tendon on Purpose?

Did Matt Cooke slice Erik Karlsson’s Achilles tendon on purpose? The debate has been ongoing, all over social media, since the hit took place. Many fans who have Cooke’s dirty […]

by · February 14, 2013 · 24 comments · Injury Report, Ottawa Senators
Jason Spezza (Icon SMI)

Three Potential Substitutes For Jason Spezza

After having reached the quarter pole of the shortened season with a 1-0 loss at home against Winnipeg on Saturday, the Ottawa Senators sit 6th in the East with a […]

by · February 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Craig Anderson (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Ottawa Senators and the Perfect Goalie Situation

The Philosophy: Perhaps the most overused term in hockey today is “goalie controversy.”  We’ve heard it a ton during recent seasons around the National Hockey League, from the highly publicized […]

by · February 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senator - Craig Anderson, Carolina Hurricane Patrick Dwyer - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

It’s Gut-Check Time Early For The Ottawa Senators

Gut Check: Definition: A Test Of One’s Nerve, Courage, Or Determination.   The Ottawa Senators knew coming into this season that they weren’t going to take anyone by surprise again.  […]

by · February 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
Andre Benoit could prove to be a good depth option for the rebuilding Buffalo Sabres. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Explaining the Senators ‘No-Goal’ Call in Montreal

After a 5-1-1 start, the Ottawa Senators suffered a bit of a setback over the weekend, falling to the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday by a score of 1-0, and dropping […]

by · February 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
Craig Anderson (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Craig Anderson Playing Like An Elite NHL Goalie

The term elite is thrown around a lot these days, especially in reference to professional athletes. In the world of NHL goalies, it’s usually reserved for the likes of Henrik Lundvist & Pekka Rinne, possibly Ryan Miller, maybe even Roberto Luongo, and, in the not so distant past, Tim Thomas & Martin Brodeur.

by · January 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
Jason Spezza (Icon SMI)

Jason Spezza Injury: Senators Will Survive

Jason Spezza did not play in Ottawa’s 3 -2  win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night, nor in Wednesday’s home game versus the Montreal Canadians. The nature of the […]

by · January 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, Ottawa Senators
Jason Spezza (Icon SMI)

Jason Spezza: The Growth Of A Star Into A Leader

  Jason Spezza has been among the top players in the National Hockey League for some time now and as he and his game have changed, so has his role […]

by · January 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Player Profiles
Erik Karlsson was benched in Game 2 against the Penguins (Photo by Andy Martin Jr)

Erik Karlsson: Getting Better With Age?

Fact: the reigning Norris Trophy winner is not only picking up where he left off in 2012, but is only getting better. At only 23 years of age, Erik Karlsson […]

by · January 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
Kyle Turris (Marc DesRosiers-US PRESSWIRE)

Kyle Turris Off To a Howling Start in Ottawa

. We hope that (he’s) a second-line centre iceman that will come in here and play real hard. I believe he is a very talented young man. Given the type […]

by · January 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
Paul MacLean (Wayne Cuddington/ Ottawa Citizen)

Early Thoughts on the Ottawa Senators

After Saturday’s 4-1 season opening win over the Winnipeg Jets, and in advance of tonight’s home opener against the Florida Panthers, here are a few key bits of Senators information […]

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
Chris Phillips: The Sens’ “Big Rig” In Ottawa

Chris Phillips: The Sens’ “Big Rig” In Ottawa

The rugged blue-liner was born in Calgary but raised in the blue collar oil-town of Fort McMurray, Alberta and brings that hard working and honest mentality to his game.

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Player Profiles