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 […]

Western Conference Teams Sniffing Around on Chris Neil?

I was listening to tonight’s pre-game show before tonight’s Flyers/Senators tilt and it probably had to be one of the most informative listens of the season. Not only did I learn that Curtis Lazar is colour blind, Dean Brown also mentioned that he had spoken to scouts representing two different Western Conference teams that were […]

Bertuzzi Reaches Out to Ottawa: Looking for PTO

According to a website called Dans Les Coulisses, a site that I’ve never heard of until this afternoon, Todd Bertuzzi allegedly reached an agreement with the Ottawa Senators on a contract. So is it true? The report of a deal being struck has not been corroborated, but Bob McKenzie and Bruce Garrioch both confirmed however that Bertuzzi’s […]

Methot Recalled, Wideman Demoted

  After playing in last night’s  5-4 overtime loss to the Syracuse Crunch, the Senators have recalled Marc Methot from what amounts to a one-game conditioning stint in Binghamton. Methot finished last night’s game with zero points, one shot and a plus/minus of -2. The brevity of Methot’s stay in Binghamton raised some eyebrows, especially after Dave […]

Power Play Woes Plague Ottawa

Having gone 0 for its last 18 opportunities, the Ottawa Senators’ power play is sputtering along. As an organization that simply lacks elite scoring talent up front and relies heavily on the performance of its power play to help offset this shortcoming, the fact that Ottawa’s power play is operating with the league’s 19th highest […]