Report: Teams Inquiring On Cowen

According to the Ottawa Sun‘s Bruce Garrioch, teams are reportedly calling Senators general manager Bryan Murray to inquire on defenceman Jared Cowen. Teams calling on defenceman Jared Cowen are being told he’s unlikely to go anywhere.

Report: Senators Were Interested in David Clarkson

Remember that feeling of being aghast when a loathed division rival miraculously traded one of the most immovable contracts in the NHL? Well thanks to ESPN‘s Pierre Lebrun, those feelings can creep back in knowing that the Senators had interest in trading for David Clarkson. Sources tell that the Ottawa Senators had a few […]

Bryan Murray Speaks: Trade Deadline, Neil Availability, Moving A D-Man

During the first intermission of last night’s ridiculously entertaining 1-0 win over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, TSN aired a pre-recorded interview in which James Duthie lobbed a number of pertinent trade deadline questions to Senators general manager Bryan Murray. Although the segment only lasted for about three and a half minutes, there was […]

Report: Senators Interested in BU’s Matt O’Connor

According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Senators are just one of many NHL organizations that have interest in collegiate free agent goaltender Matt O’Connor. O’Connor backstopped Boston University to their 30th Beanpot tournament win. According to, O’Connor is 6’6″ and 205 lbs. In 25 games for the Terriers this season, the 23-year old posted a […]

ESPN: Senators are “Skeptics” When it Comes to Analytics

Hand out the soma because we’re entering a brave new world when it comes to hockey analytics. As the NHL rolled out its new enhanced statistics pages — like, “Hey, we invented zone starts” new — ESPN pooled its resources and rated every professional sports team across the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL on strength of […]

Breaking: Cowen Suspended for 3 Games

Jared Cowen has been suspended for three games for the late hit that he delivered on Saturday night to the Florida Panthers’ Jussi Jokinen. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety delivered their synopsis of the hit in a video that can be viewed at the bottom of this post. “Saturday night in Ottawa, Senators defenceman Jared […]

National Columnist Blasts Senators Ownership

Look at Jeffrey Simpson. He appears so friendly, composed and approachable. You never would have assumed he’d be the same person who used his national columnist position to spit fire and excoriate his favourite sports organization and its owner in the Globe and Mail‘s sports section. (Or hell, maybe the photo above snapped in a moment of […]

Bryan Murray Speaks: Trade Market for Neil/Phillips, Condra’s Days Numbered, Prospects

  Senators general manager Bryan Murray appeared on TSN 1200‘s ‘In the Box’ where he spoke on addressed a number of topics relating to where the Senators reside in the standings. Prospect reports, hypothetical trade deadline scenarios and Andrew Hammond’s surprising performance against the Montreal Canadiens were all discussed, so it made for a worthwhile listen. To listen […]

Puemp It Up: Matt Puempel Recalled by Senators

  In the stretch of the season where Ottawa’s rewarding its prospects with looks at the NHL, the Senators announced yesterday that Matt Puempel has been recalled from Binghamton. No corresponding move was announced at the time, but it implicitly suggested that Shane Prince would be take a sweet limousine ride all the way back to Binghamton. News of Prince’s […]

There Is Always Next Year

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, “No question, (Murray)’s disappointed at how the team has fared this season, but he also thinks the Sens can quickly turn that around next season.” The quote was pulled from Pierre Lebrun’s article detailing what Ottawa may do or intends to do at the deadline. The short story is […]

This week for Senators tickets

With Ottawa Senators fans looking for reasons to get excited during this 2014-2015 season, they have a reason to tune the games played this week, as  goaltender Andrew Hammond is set to make his NHL debut as a starter. Hammond relieved Robin Lehner after he was injured in the second period of a 6-3 loss […]

Senators Plug Goaltending Hole Internally, Promote Chris Driedger

Once all of the “Shit, I hope Lehner and MacArthur are okay,” well wishes were made in the aftermath of last night’s dangerous collision involving Clarke MacArthur and Robin Lehner, the focus of the event shifted towards wondering how the Senators would or could respond to Lehner’s injury. With Craig Anderson already on the shelf with […]

Assessing Ottawa’s Forwards/ #Teamtank dilemma

Assessing Ottawa’s Senators Forwards By: Taylor Loucks Monday February 16th 2015   Over the past couple of weeks I have been struggling with the dilemma of the Ottawa Senators and being a fan of them. I am a diehard who has been a fan since a young age and I am trying to find out […]