Randy Lee Speaks: What Went Wrong? Prospects, Ryan Negotiation Status

Missed this the other day(h/t to Ary from Silver Seven Sens for the link), but Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee made an appearance on Sirius XM to address a number of pertinent issues relating to the Senators. To listen to the full interview, you can click here or you listen to the audio embedded […]

Prospecting with Pronman: Senators have 23rd Best Prospects in NHL

Following up on the heels of Monday’s release of the top 100 drafted NHL prospects, ESPN Insider’s (note: paywall) Corey Pronman has revealed his organizational rankings to reveal which teams have the best pipelines of prospects. The results are not flattering to the Ottawa Senators who slotted 23rd out of the NHL’s 30 teams. As I expanded […]


Introducing the “Cost Per Point” T-Shirt

After receiving my awesome “In Tim Murray We Trust” t-shirt from Store 716 in Buffalo, I was inspired last night to design a t-shirt that Senators fans can wear that focuses on the only “stat that matters”, Eugene Melnyk’s cost per point. Even if the Senators cannot spend with the big boys in the league’s largest […]

Prospecting with Pronman: Reveals Top 100 Drafted NHL Prospects

  Finally, we’re into the portion of the summer in which highly respected prognosticators reveal their lists of things having to do with the NHL and people just love lists that they can breakdown and analyze and dissect with their fellow friends and fans. Today ESPN Insider’s Corey Pronman revealed (note: paywall) his list of the […]

Methot Contract Negotiations Stall?

According to the Ottawa Citizen‘s Ken Warren, don’t wait by the computer anticipating the Senators to announce a Marc Methot extension. Negotiations between the Senators and Methot’s agent, Larry Kelly, are at a stalemate as the sides try to work out a deal to prevent the 6-3, 230-pound defenceman from becoming an unrestricted free agent following the […]

Senators Relative Shooting Tendencies

With Hockey analytics being a topic of conversation of late as noted members of its online community are hired by respective NHL clubs, I was inspired to dig around the interwebs and came across some interesting work done by A.C. Thomas, who also just so happened to be a keynote speakers at Wednesday’s 2014 Joint […]

Tuesday News and Notes: Royce Hired by Sabres, Sens Analytics, Wyoming is a Dump

Just a few short days after the Senators publicised a number of promotions to their scouting staff, the Buffalo Sabres formally announced that two former Senators scouts would be joining their hockey operations staff. From the press release: The Buffalo Sabres today announced that Rob Murphy and Greg Royce have been added to the team’s hockey department in the […]

Senators Making Scouting Staff Announcements

The Senators released a press release discussing some internal changes within their scouting ranks: OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today the promotion of Bob Lowes to the role of chief amateur scout while adding two full-time amateur scouts to the team’s scouting department. A Regina native, Lowes originally joined the Senators as a part-time […]


Pierre Dorion Speaks: Lehner Contract, 2015 UFAs, Budgets, Chiasson Dominance

Last week the Senators disclosed that they would be meeting with the representatives from the Newport Sports Management to discuss contract extensions for a number of key players and for the better part of this week, news on this front has been relatively non-existent… until today when Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion conducted a […]

Kyle Turris Keeps Rising to the Challenge

At the moment that Kyle Turris was selected as the third overall pick in the 2007 NHL Draft, he was projected to be a first line center. The process may not necessarily have been as smooth as prognosticators may have envisioned, but seven years later, Turris is pencilled in as the Ottawa Senators’ first line […]

Crossroads: Contract Negotiations Update with Lehner and Impending 2015 UFAs

Finally, some Ottawa Senators news! At the media’s reveal of the new Sens House Bar and Grill on Thursday– the bar will open to the public on Monday, July 28 – majestic photos of Alex Chiasson were taken(and he bears a striking resemblance to actor Jamie Bamber from Battlestar Galactica fame, I might add) and […]

May the Schwarz Be With You: Hoffman Working Out Hard in Ottawa

If you’re a Senators prospect and you want to be looked favorably upon by the organization, the easiest way to do it is for you to spend more time during the summer with Chris Schwarz than your significant other. Over the years, we’ve heard the organization laud and sing the praises of prospects and young […]

Leafs Hire Kyle Dubas: Winning in the Atlantic Division Just Became More Difficult

It was only a matter of time before the evil empire got its shit together. Like the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees borrowing from the philosophies of the Oakland Athletics and putting an emphasis on analytical statistics-based research to help construct a roster, the Toronto Maple Leafs have finally wizened up to the error […]

Rumoured Nashville Return for Spezza

Elliotte Friedman included a few Senators-related items in his final ‘30 Thoughts‘ blog for the CBC and although they’re not necessarily the sexiest bits of news. 1. Here’s another trend for you: Right now, there are eight teams in the NHL without a centre carrying a $5 million average salary. Only one made last season’s playoffs […]

Melnyk Horses Sell for in Excess of $5.2M

One month after his hockey club put its captain up for sale, the Ottawa Senators owner has sold 66 of his Winding Oaks Farm racing stable’s horses for more than $5.2 million. Melnyk released a statement in June indicating that he was retiring from the thoroughbred racing industry. According to Ocala.com correspondent Carlos E. Medina, the […]