Bryan Murray Speaks: Ryan/Methot, Captaincy, Expectations

As we inch ever closer to the start of training camp (hey, the Senators rookie tournament camp starts today!), Senators brass have been more prevalent in the local media with their radio and television spots with Senators assistant general managers Pierre Dorion and Randy Lee doing most of the talking. Interestingly however, Bryan Murray had a media […]


Pierre Dorion Speaks: Prospects, Captaincy, Ryan/Methot

After his better half, Randy Lee, appeared on TSN 1200‘s ‘The Drive’ yesterday, the Senators’ other assistant general manager Pierre Dorion appeared on ‘TGOR’ this morning to discuss and promote the Senators’ rookie camp and tournament that kicks off this weekend. (Hockey!!! HOCKEY!!!!! HOCKEY!111!!1!1! Real frickin’ hockey!) While much of the Randy Lee interview focused on […]

Marc Methot Sets His Price — 6 years at $5.5 million

With the Senators encouraging fans to sit tight and be patient, apparently they’re heeding their own advice when it comes to negotiating contract extensions for impending 2015 free agents Marc Methot and Bobby Ryan. After talks had reportedly cooled between the Senators and Methot’s representative Larry Kelly, Bryan Murray changed things up by speaking with local […]


Randy Lee Speaks: New Affiliation Agreements, Ryan/Methot Status

Some days it feels like the Senators are extending or reaching deals with anything or anyone not named Bobby Ryan and Marc Methot. Yesterday the Senators announced affiliation agreements with the AHL’s Binghamton Senators and the ECHL’s Evansville Icemen. The agreement with Binghamton is simply four-season extension that concludes at the end of the 2018/19 season and after […]

Senators’ Front Office Continues to Grow: Hire More Scouts

It’s not exactly the two signings that fans have been anticipating, but the Senators announced that they have added two full-time scouts — Michael Abbamont and John Perpich — to their ranks and promoted Jim Clarke to the position of chief professional scout. This announcement comes on the heels of the organization’s promotion of Bob Lowes to […]

Report: Senators Looking to Add Top 9 Forward

When having conversations about the risks associated with Marc Methot and Bobby Ryan entering the season without contract, one of the talking points that is often mentioned is the state of the trade market. As teams prepare to open training camp in a few weeks, it’s safe to presume that the majority of teams are […]

Senators Ownership is Going to the Dogs

In case you have not heard, last night was a bizarre night on the interwebs as former Ottawa Citizen sports reporter Don Campbell tweeted a cryptic message about the Senators’ ownership situation. Has anyone reported yet Ottawa Senators no longer are solely owned? — Don Campbell (@ottawa_dc)

Pierre Dorion Speaks: Anderson Extension, Ryan/Methot Status, Ownership Sending a Message

Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion participated in a media conference call to delve into the details surrounding the organization’s motivations for inking Craig Anderson to a three-year contract extension. In case you missed it this morning, I published some thoughts of my own, but if you’d like to listen to Dorion’s conference call, you […]

Eugene Melnyk Hints at Another Contract Extension?

Breaking news regarding Ottawa’s impending 2015 UFAs is nothing new for Eugene Melnyk. After announcing hast week on TSN 1200 the Senators owner announced that the Senators had re-signed Clarke MacArthur to a five-year contract extension, Melnyk hinted this morning that more news was coming down the pipeline. Will be another great day for the

Prospecting with Pronman: Senators Top 10 Prospects Revealed

Yesterday was a crazy day filled with significant Senators related news items, so I didn’t have a chance to discuss ESPN Insider‘s Corey Pronman unveiling (note: paywall) his list of the top ten Senators prospects separately until today. We already know that the recent graduation of prospects like Robin Lehner and Cody Ceci, as well as the Senators trading […]


Eugene Melnyk Speaks: MacArthur Signing, Ryan/Methot Status, Sens Foundation

Fresh off the heels of yesterday’s press conference to reveal that its Sens Foundation has surpassed the $100 million benchmark for money raised for the community, Senators owner Eugene Melnyk made an appearance on TSN 1200′s ‘The Drive’ to talk about the organization’s charitable endeavours and some other items of interest. I have transcribed most […]

Breaking: Clarke MacArthur Inks 5-year Extension

Boom! Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has revealed that Clarke MacArthur, one of the team’s heralded veteran forwards who was slated to his unrestricted free agency in 2015, has signed a five-year contract extension to remain with the organization. Sorry Hfboards, you’ll have to settle for having depth player signings broken by the Senators on […]


Randy Lee Speaks: Borowiecki Extension, 2015 Impending UFAs, Hockey Analytics

Following the organization’s unanticipated decision to award Mark Borowiecki with a new three-year extension worth an average annual cap hit of $1.1 million, Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee joined Ian Mendes and Shawn Simpson yesterday on TSN 1200‘s ‘The Drive’ to break down the deal and talk about a few other noteworthy items. […]