Tag Archive: Ottawa Senators

Dec 08

Paul MacLean fired by Ottawa Senators for things that aren’t his fault


Paul MacLean has been fired by the Ottawa Senators after four seasons, two of which were playoff years and two of which were frustrating messes thanks to jettisoned talent, average goaltending and penny pinching ownership.* So if it sounds like we’re saying “don’t blame Paul MacLean for the Ottawa Senators’ problems,” that’s because that’s what …

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Dec 16

Gabs Weekly Top Ten : Week of December 16th


1. Chicago Blackhawks (24-7-5) LW – 1 Still scoring the most goals out of any team in the league, but they are letting in way to many which seems to be the scenario for them this season. With Corey Crawford out for the foreseeable future Raanta or the newly acquired LaBarbera will need to fill …

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Aug 26

Blogger hacked after reporting on Senators’ finances, dispute with Eugene Melnyk

Are the Ottawa Senators in financial trouble? That’s what blogger Travis Yost has been reporting for much of the summer in a series of in-depth posts for HockeyBuzz. In an August 15 entry, Yost’s ninth post on the subject in the last two months, he quoted a highly-placed, anonymous NHL source that alleged the Senators’ …

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Jun 30

NHL draft stats: Recapping the first round

CHL preferred: Of the 30 first-round picks, 22 were products of the Canadian Hockey League (8 OHL, 8 WHL, 6 QMJHL). For this and all other info including those below check out betting odds at sports.bwin.com/en/ice-hockey. It’s always fun to see how oddsmakers predict the season! O Canada: 17 Canadian-born players were chosen, by far …

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Jun 14

Puck Daddy: Daniel Alfredsson wins Mark Messier Leadership Award

Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson won the 2012-13 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award, which is given to “the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice during the regular season.” It’s presented by Bridgestone, because someone’s getting’ paid. Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators, Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles …

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May 24

Penguins rip Ottawa 6-2, move to conference finals


PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eight playoff wins down, eight to go for Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. James Neal had a hat trick and the Penguins finished off the lifeless Ottawa Senators 6-2 on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern conference semifinals to take the best-of-seven series 4-1. http://sports.yahoo.com/news/penguins-rip-ottawa-6-2-022901999–nhl.html

Apr 09

Erik Karlsson skates, just in time for the Senators

2012 NHL Awards

The Ottawa Senators are four points up on the ninth place New Jersey Devils, nestled in the sixth seed of the Eastern Conference. There’s currently only a 3-percent chance the Senators tumble out of the playoff picture, but four losses in a row and a 5-5-0 record in their last 10 are a little concerning. …

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Apr 06

Conacher makes Sens debut on all-rookie line; Blues vs. Blue Jackets (Puck Previews)


Here are your Puck Previews: Spotlighting the key games in NHL action, news and views as well as general frivolity. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished. Preview: Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m. ET The Cory Conacher era begins in Ottawa as the diminutive …

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Mar 12

Bruins vs. Senators; Darryl Sutter on East Coast Bias (Puck Previews)

Toronto Maple Leafs v Ottawa Senators

Back by popular demand, here are your Puck Previews: Spotlighting the key games in NHL action, news and views as well as general frivolity. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished. Preview: Boston Bruins at Ottawa Senators, 7:30 p.m. ET. Good news for Bruins fans – …

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Feb 11

Fantasy Hockey 201: Fisher Square Dance


Well it did finally happen and another domino has fallen in another convoluted trade deadline as Mike Fisher was dealt today to the Nashville Predators. Ottawa gets a first round 2011 pick and a conditional 2012 pick. Clearly GM Bryan Murray is starting a fire sale of some sort and who knows how many other underachieving pieces will be shipped out of there. [...]

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