Bringing Pesky Back

After dropping their season opener to the Nashville Predators, the Senators did what they had to do to salvage their first road trip of the season. Entering the team’s first road trip to start the season, the general consensus was that the Senators had to win two of three games before returning for the team’s […]

Shake It Off Ottawa

It’s just one game, right? Far too early to worry. Free Patrick Wiercioch. It’s just one game. *Closes eyes and takes a deep breath.* It’s just one game, although you wouldn’t know it based upon some of the post-game reactions that ensued following the Senators’ 3-2 loss to the Nashville Predators. Even though it was […]


Bryan Murray Speaks: Pageau, Methot Contract Status, Lazar Hype

Following the official unveiling of the team’s 23-man roster to start the NHL season, Senators GM Bryan Murray held a scrum with the local media to discuss the team’s performance and the play of some particular individuals during the camp and subsequent exhibition games. Much of the interview is pretty standard fare. Murray plays up […]

A Thought on Power Play Units

From Senators practice today: Ryan is working on a pp unit with Michalek and Zibanejad, but before you think that could be No. 1 combo, Karlsson is on the other pp

NCC Looking to Redevelop LeBreton Flats

In case you did not hear the big news yesterday, the National Capital Commission (NCC) is inviting and encouraging the private sector to submit plans to develop land at LeBreton Flats for the purpose of putting a signature attraction in the area adjacent to the Canadian War Museum. Via the NCC’s website: The National Capital […]


Paul MacLean Speaks: training camp, prospects, internal competition

As training camp continues and fans restlessly dwell on the latest happenings and tweaks to the Senators’ line combinations, “What do you mean Colin Greening was getting a regular turn on the team’s top line with Kyle Turris and Clarke MacArthur yesterday in practice?!?!”, a surprisingly sober (no seriously, why was Greening getting a turn […]

The Second D-Pairing, parking, etc.

Listening to this afternoon’s edition of TSN 1200’s ‘In the Box’, hosts Jason York and Steve Lloyd played up the pairing of Jared Cowen and Cody Ceci – going so far as to say that this duo is unquestionably the one that the Senators want to open the season with as their second defensive pairing. […]

Thoughts on Thoughts: Friedman Discusses Methot/Ryan

Sportnet‘s Elliotte Friedman (and boy does it still feel weird to write that) published his latest ’30 Thoughts’ article and for the benefit of hockey fans in the nation’s capital, there were four thoughts pertaining to the Ottawa Senators. Shockingly, all of them had to do with the situations involving the uncertain futures of Marc Methot and Bobby Ryan. […]

No Press Release This Season: ESPN Ranks Senators 92nd out of 122 Teams in Ultimate Team Rankings

Last year when the Senators were ranked by ESPN as the ninth highest professional sports franchise amongst the 122 combined teams that come from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Hockey League and the National Basketball Association, the Senators promoted the hell out the distinction. Considering the offseason turmoil created by the loss of […]


“Negotiation 101 in Bad Faith”: Dorion on the Methot Negotiations

Pretty fitting that Rideau View Golf Club was the scene where Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion teed off on the comments made by Marc Methot and his representative Larry Kelly at today’s Bell/Senators Charity Golf Classic that unofficially signals the start of the Senators’ training camp. The comments from Methot’s camp were featured in an […]