Bryan Murray Sheds Light on Future as GM

In an exclusive interview with Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen, Senators general manager Bryan Murray spoke of his intentions to step down from his duties at the conclusion of the 2014-15 season. The imagery used by Scanlan was just incredible (and if you haven’t read the article, do it now and then re-read two, three […]

Senators and Oilers Discussed Robin Lehner

  Darren Dreger was interviewed on TSN 1260 in Edmonton this morning, so it goes without saying that because the Oilers have the league’s second worst save percentage at five-on-five (.901), inevitably the subject of solutions to their goaltending woes is going to be brought up. There is no question Edmonton that desperately needs to upgrade its goaltending position, […]

Melnyk, Senators Feeling the Financial Pinch?

Ottawa, I’m sorry.While fans in the midst of this disaster of a season, I’m sure the last thing that you want to read about is news that the NHL’s inability to The Globe and Mail published an interesting read written by Dave Shoalts that outlined the financial implications for Canadian organizations created by the NHL’s failure to “ensure that the league’s now-$2-billion […]

Bryan Murray Speaks: Greening, Trading Andy, Playoff Odds

After having a very noticeable conversation with Colin Greening on the Senators’ bench following his team’s practice this morning, Senators general manager Bryan Murray made a timely appearance on TSN 1200’s ‘In the Box’. Although the bulk of the interview was spent breaking down Greening’s situation because Murray’s visible chat with the player, he also […]

Greening’s Tenure in Ottawa Drawing to a Close

Just in case Colin Greening had ignored reading the newspapers or avoided listening to the Senators-leaked rumours to TSN‘s Darren Dreger, Senators general manager Bryan Murray met with Greening following the team’s practice this morning to inform him that the team is trying to trade him. According to reports from practice, Murray informed Greening that he […]

Methot Contract Update: Mike Liut Stepping In For Larry Kelly

TSN just posted a video of tonight’s edition of ‘Insider Trading’ on their website and to conclude the segment — beginning at the 3:14 mark of the video — Pierre Lebrun discusses Marc Methot’s situation and how it has changed in an effort to salvage the negotiations. “Mike Liut, now running Marc Methot’s file and the plan is for Mike […]

McKenzie Speaks: Sens Still Very Active in Trying to Add Offence

TSN‘s Bob McKenzie made his customary appearance on TSN 1200 prior to the start of tonight’s Senators game and he talked about a few notes of interest. (Note: you can listen to the full interview using the embedded audio at the bottom of this post.) Following yesterday’s trade that saw the desperate Minnesota Wild send a […]

Pronman Reveals List of Top 50 Drafted NHL Prospects

Over at ESPN Insider (note: paywall), the excellent Corey Pronman revealed his midseason rankings of the top 50 drafted NHL prospects. To qualify for his list, prospects must have been drafted by an NHL team and have played in less than 25 NHL games this season or less than 50 career NHL games. Listening to the front office […]

The Dynamics of Ottawa’s Goaltending Duo

I had originally planned to pen some blog detailing some storylines and points of interest to follow during the second half of the 2014-15 season, but with all of the attention being devoted to Robin Lehner’s performance in Dallas, I’m going to shelve that plan to discuss the state of the team’s goaltending. After the Senators’ […]

Rumour: Los Angeles Kings Interested in Methot

According to Bob McKenzie, who spoke during tonight’s ‘Insider Trading‘ segment on TSN, the Los Angeles Kings are looking at Senators defenceman Marc Methot as a prospective trade option given the team’s situation with Slava Voynov. There are alternatives that the Kings are looking at. McKenzie echoed Elliotte Friedman’s assertion that the Carolina Hurricanes’ Andrej Sekera was […]

Chasing the Second Wild Card Seed: Sens Still Trying to Add

As his team readies itself to play the Dallas Stars in the final game of this current four-game road trip, Senators general manager Bryan Murray took some time away from the organization’s scouting meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to speak with the Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch Murray’s comments were essentially catalogued in two separate articles […]

Friday Happenings: Sens Looking to Add, Bingo Signs Bertuzzi to PTO

As the Senators’ brain trust meets with scouts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to review this year’s draft class and determine the course of direction for the rest of the season, one NHL “insider” is reporting that the Senators are looking to add some offence. From ESPN‘s Pierre Lebrun: The Ottawa Senators haven’t given up on the […]

Cameron Versus MacLean: Differences in the Numbers

If you’ve paying attention to the Senators following the organization’s decision to fire head coach Paul MacLean, you have assuredly noticed there being some positive comments being shed on Dave Cameron’s work to date. Whenever a coach is canned, it is not really uncommon to hear players speak positively about having a fresh voice behind the bench […]

RFQ Proposals for LeBreton Flats Redevelopment Are In

With the conclusion of today’s noon deadline for the submission of request for qualifications (RFQs) for the plan to redevelop LeBreton Flats, the NCC revealed this afternoon that five proposals were submitted. According to the NCC’s website, the organization will begin the evaluation process. “The solicitation process is intended to prequalify two to five proponents. Once the NCC’s […]