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Cody Ceci Signs Two-Year Bridge Contract

During the blogger panel at this year’s iteration of Sens Summer Fan Fest, a question was posed asking outside of Bobby Ryan and Dion Phaneuf, which Senator had the worst contract moving forward. Even though I joked that the answer was Erik Karlsson because his current deal couldn’t extend in perpetuity, a case could be […]

Senators to Retire Daniel Alfredsson’s #11

Looks like that 2017 outdoor game announcement will have to wait because after emcee Gord Wilson’s praise of the size of Daniel Alfreddson’s thighs, the Ottawa Senators announced this afternoon that they will retiring Alfie’s no. 11 jersey when the Senators take on the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday, December 29, 2016. This marks the first time […]

Pierre Dorion Speaks: Hoffman extension, Ceci megotiations, the blue line being set

Senators general manager Pierre Dorion appeared on TSN 1200 last week to discuss the announcement of Mike Hoffman’s four-year contract extension with the Senators. The interview ran on the Wednesday, but I didn’t really have a chance to listen or go through it until this evening. Rather than let Dorion’s comments disappear into the ether, I […]

Breaking: Hoffman inks 4-year extension worth $5.1875 AAV

Leave it to Elliotte Friedman to break the news and provide Senators fans with something to celebrate on a quiet Wednesday in July: Hearing OTT signs Mike Hoffman to a four year deal. $3.8M next season, then three years at $5.65M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC)

Pierre Dorion Speaks: Zibanejad/Brassard, Hoffman/Ceci RFA negotiations

After pulling the trigger on what’s unequivocally the biggest trade that he’s made during his short tenure as the Ottawa Senators’ general manager, Pierre Dorion joined Ian Mendes and Lee Versage on TSN 1200’s ‘The Drive’ yesterday to give his explanation for why the organization dealt Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 second round pick to […]

Senators Trade Zibanejad to the Rangers for Brassard

It seemed like it was just a few weeks ago that Senators general manager Pierre Dorion was singing Mika Zibanejad’s praises. Pierre Dorion on seeing Mika Zibanejad recently: “He looks in the best shape I’ve ever seen him. He’s ready to take the next step.” — Rodney Berg (@RodneyBerg)

Sens Summer Fan Fest: Saturday, July 23rd

Has it been three years already? This Saturday, July 23rd, marks the date of the third annual Sens Summer Fan Fest that will take place at MacLaren’s Pub (301 Elgin St.) between 1:00 to 5:30 pm. The previous two iterations of Sens Summer Fan Fest have raised over $2,200 for the Ottawa Senators Foundation and […]

B-Sens to Belleville for Start of 2017-18 Season?

According to a report out of the Ottawa Citizen, the Ottawa Senators’ will move their affiliate from Binghamton to Belleville in 2017. Although there has been no official confirmation, in speaking with Broome County executive Debbie Preston, the paper quoted her as being accepting of the AHL’s plans to give Binghamton another affiliate once the Senators […]

Randy Lee Speaks: Development Camp, Chabot Comments, Gagne’s Improvements

Meant to publish this earlier in the week, but it got thrown on the back burner. On Monday, Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee joined TSN 1200’s ‘In the Box’ to wrap up the 2016 edition of the organization’s development camp and elaborate on his comments regarding his disappointment in Thomas Chabot’s performance. To listen […]

Report: Senators Sign Chris Kelly to $900k One-Year, One-Way Deal

First it was Shaun Van Allen and now it’s Chris Kelly. Whenever it comes to the players who have donned the number 22 for the Ottawa Senators, apparently there is always room for a second tour. After hearing Bryan Murray repeatedly state that trading players like Mike Fisher and Kelly were some of the hardest […]

On July 1st, the Senators Went All In

After the clock struck noon on July 1st and signalled the start of NHL free agency, it was clear as the hours passed by that the Senators had gone all in. They have gone all in on the idea that Guy Boucher is the going to be the one who can turn this team around. […]

Senators Move On From Chiasson and Wiercioch: Where do they go from here?

With yesterday’s 5:00 pm deadline for NHL teams to submit qualifying offers to their restricted free agents, the Senators took their sweet time before releasing their list of which players were and weren’t qualified. Given the decisions that needed to be made on Alex Chiasson and Patrick Wiercioch, it was difficult to blame the Senators […]

Pierre Dorion Speaks: Post-Draft Analysis on TSN 1200

From the NHL Draft in Buffalo, Senators general manager Pierre Dorion joined TSN 1200 to discuss the team’s selections and describe running the floor for the first time as the GM. If you’re interested in listening to the full interview, you can scroll to the bottom of this post where you can access it via […]

The 6th Sens Podcast: Episode 6 ft. @GrantMcCagg

With last weekend’s 2016 NHL Draft now in the rearview, I was joined by McKeen‘s chief amateur hockey scout Grant McCagg on this episode of The 6th Sens Podcast. McCagg’s interview begins at around the 28:00 minute mark of the podcast where he provided his insights on the draft, his assessment and analysis of the Senators’ selections and the draft’s winners and […]

Looking at the Ottawa Senators’ 2016 NHL Draft

When the Ottawa Senators arrived at the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo, New York this past weekend, they came with six draft picks but left with five and some smiles on their faces. Like any draft, the PR Dorion and the Senators front office would tell you that it got the prospects it wanted or […]

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