Spezza Trade Market Unfolds: Garrioch Names Teams Calling on Spezza

Hours after Bob McKenzie tweeted out that the Spezza market was heating up and four teams — three from the Western Conference and one from the Eastern Conference — were in conversation with the Ottawa Senators, Bruce Garrioch followed up the news by revealing that it is ”believed as many as five teams — including St. […]

Where Did the Offence Go: Sens Set to Lose Hemsky, Michalek and Spezza?

When news broke this afternoon that Milan Michalek was listening to other offers, as is his right under the parameters of the CBA leading up to the start of unrestricted free agency on July 1st, it affirmed what Senators fans already knew – the Senators were always in a realistic position to lose their most […]

Eugene Melnyk Wins TSN’s ‘Harold Ballard Award’

TSN, a television station that operates under the Bell Media umbrella and will also broadcast the Ottawa Senators’ regional games for the next twelve years, has awarded Senators owner Eugene Melnyk with this year’s fictitious Howard Ballard Award – that is “awarded to the owner who best contributes to the downfall of a franchise”. The […]

Erik Karlsson Finishes Seventh in Norris Trophy Balloting

In case you haven’t noticed, the NHL’s Award Show is taking place tonight on the CBC under a one-hour taped delay (again). No Ottawa Senators players or members of the organization were expected to carry home any hardware, but one player, Erik Karlsson, did receive some significant votes in the balloting for the Norris Trophy […]

Waiting for the Shoe to Drop: Kesler Market Holding Up Senators Deal?

In his latest rumblings blog for ESPN, Pierre Lebrun discussed the market for Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler and how it’s impacting the offers for Jason Spezza. “The Kesler situation greatly affects what the Ottawa Senators do with center Jason Spezza, who, like Kesler, has asked out. It feels almost as though the Senators have to wait to […]

Monday News and Notes: Spezza, Karlsson, WJHC Invites

The drama over whether Jason Spezza did or did not request a trade is just the latest undesirable micro-controversy for the organization and rips the band-aid off of the wound that still hasn’t completely healed thanks to the organization’s handling of last year’s Daniel Alfredsson situation. From the organization downplaying trade rumours of Spezza’s availability […]

Dreger Talks: Spezza Market and One-for-One Deals

TSN‘s Darren Dreger appeared on TSN 1050‘s ‘Leafs Breakfast’ this morning to discuss the latest in NHL rumours – a topic that assuredly meant the “NHL Insider” would update everyone on the latest happenings in the Jason Spezza sweepstakes. To listen to the interview, you can follow this link or you can listen to it […]

Friedman on TEAM 1040: Talking Spezza and Kesler Markets

Sportsnet‘s Elliotte Friedman (damn, that feels weird to type) joined Scott Rintoul on Vancouver’s TEAM 1040 radio last night to discuss some NHL rumours and fortunately because of the Vancouver audience, a lot of what Friedman had to say about the Ryan Kesler tied into Jason Spezza’s situation as well. If you want to listen […]

Hockey Central: Tampa Bay Enter the Spezza Sweepstakes?

Transcript: Marek: “Bryan Murray says he has two serious offers for Jason Spezza. One would have to assume St. Louis would be one of them and perhaps Anaheim would be the other. Those seem to be two possible and likely destinations. What are you hearing Nick?” Kypreos: “I’m hear a dark horse might be Tampa […]

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Pierre Dorion Speaks: 2014 NHL Draft, Sens Prospects

On the heels of Bryan Murray’s interview on TSN 1200, Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion spoke with Ian Mendes and Lee Versage to discuss the 2014 NHL Draft and give an assessment of the organization’s prospects as the team begins its offseason. To listen to the interview, you can follow this link or listen […]

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Bryan Murray Speaks: Spezza’s Market, Trade Scenarios, Michalek Offer

As Bryan Murray enters his final preparation phase for the NHL Draft that will be held on June 27th and 28th in Philadelphia, he had a media availability with the Ottawa media today. For whatever reason, and despite the well in advance notice, SensTV and TSN 1200 both neglected to cover the event live. While […]

Dreger Speaks: Updates Spezza’s Trade Market

Darren Dreger was featured in another ‘Insider’ television segment on TSN in which he primarily focused on ways in which the Senators are creatively trying to improve Jason Spezza’s value on the market. Per Dreger: “Well some believe that the Ottawa Senators are willing to allow the interested teams the opportunity – presuming that the […]

NHL Insiders Discuss Senators Rumours on the Radio

There were lots of interesting bits of information relayed over the airwaves by prominent NHL insiders in the past two days. Darren Dreger appeared on “The Nielson & Fraser Show” on Edmonton’s TSN 1260 this morning and Elliotte Friedman was interviewed on Calgary’s Fan 960. I’ve transcribed the important parts of the interviews that pertain […]

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