The Ottawa Senators have generally been a solid puck possession franchise since the arrival of Paul MacLean as head coach from the Detroit Red Wings. Over the past three seasons the […]
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The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins arguably surpassed expectations in the first two games of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series against the Binghamton Senators. Instead of being blown out by the Sens, the […]
The Hershey Bears (37-25-4-4) are feeling pretty good about their play of late. They’ve won five straight games and their defense has substantially improved, up to 11th in the league, […]
This week, competition for spots in the AHL Power Rankings was fierce. Several teams scored out the same way, as even previous bottom-feeders showed signs of life to move up, […]
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 […]
The Ottawa Senators are well represented at the World Hockey Championships that began on Friday in Kosice and Brantislava, Slovakia. Another year without post-season action in the nation’s capital has […]
Pittsburgh instead turned their sights to Brian Gibbons and Paul Thompson, two college free agents willing to sacrifice performance bonuses and the ability to burn the first year of their two-year ELC’s. Neither player attracted the buzz of Da Costa, but they still carry impressive resumes that caught the attention of a number of NHL teams.
Stephane Da Costa is the latest potential diamond in the NCAA rough – a late-blooming talent who is a free agent because he was never drafted by an NHL team. The native of Paris, France received a few NHL offers following his freshman season but chose to return to school to work on his game. It seems to have paid off.