ESPN: Senators are “Skeptics” When it Comes to Analytics

Hand out the soma because we’re entering a brave new world when it comes to hockey analytics. As the NHL rolled out its new enhanced statistics pages — like, “Hey, we invented zone starts” new — ESPN pooled its resources and rated every professional sports team across the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL on strength of […]

Breaking: Cowen Suspended for 3 Games

Jared Cowen has been suspended for three games for the late hit that he delivered on Saturday night to the Florida Panthers’ Jussi Jokinen. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety delivered their synopsis of the hit in a video that can be viewed at the bottom of this post. “Saturday night in Ottawa, Senators defenceman Jared […]

National Columnist Blasts Senators Ownership

Look at Jeffrey Simpson. He appears so friendly, composed and approachable. You never would have assumed he’d be the same person who used his national columnist position to spit fire and excoriate his favourite sports organization and its owner in the Globe and Mail‘s sports section. (Or hell, maybe the photo above snapped in a moment of […]

Bryan Murray Speaks: Trade Market for Neil/Phillips, Condra’s Days Numbered, Prospects

  Senators general manager Bryan Murray appeared on TSN 1200‘s ‘In the Box’ where he spoke on addressed a number of topics relating to where the Senators reside in the standings. Prospect reports, hypothetical trade deadline scenarios and Andrew Hammond’s surprising performance against the Montreal Canadiens were all discussed, so it made for a worthwhile listen. To listen […]

Puemp It Up: Matt Puempel Recalled by Senators

  In the stretch of the season where Ottawa’s rewarding its prospects with looks at the NHL, the Senators announced yesterday that Matt Puempel has been recalled from Binghamton. No corresponding move was announced at the time, but it implicitly suggested that Shane Prince would be take a sweet limousine ride all the way back to Binghamton. News of Prince’s […]

There Is Always Next Year

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, “No question, (Murray)’s disappointed at how the team has fared this season, but he also thinks the Sens can quickly turn that around next season.” The quote was pulled from Pierre Lebrun’s article detailing what Ottawa may do or intends to do at the deadline. The short story is […]

This week for Senators tickets

With Ottawa Senators fans looking for reasons to get excited during this 2014-2015 season, they have a reason to tune the games played this week, as  goaltender Andrew Hammond is set to make his NHL debut as a starter. Hammond relieved Robin Lehner after he was injured in the second period of a 6-3 loss […]

Senators Plug Goaltending Hole Internally, Promote Chris Driedger

Once all of the “Shit, I hope Lehner and MacArthur are okay,” well wishes were made in the aftermath of last night’s dangerous collision involving Clarke MacArthur and Robin Lehner, the focus of the event shifted towards wondering how the Senators would or could respond to Lehner’s injury. With Craig Anderson already on the shelf with […]

Assessing Ottawa’s Forwards/ #Teamtank dilemma

Assessing Ottawa’s Senators Forwards By: Taylor Loucks Monday February 16th 2015   Over the past couple of weeks I have been struggling with the dilemma of the Ottawa Senators and being a fan of them. I am a diehard who has been a fan since a young age and I am trying to find out […]

Breaking: Marc Methot Re-Signs with Senators

Fucking right! Contentious negotiations be gone, the Senators have signed Marc Methot to a four-year contract extension worth $19.6-million. The deal carries  an average annual cap hit of $4.9-million and according to the Senators’ Twitter account, the real dollar value of the contract will also be $4.9-million per season. The deal also includes a modified 10-team no-trade clause. Much […]

Pageau Demoted and Shane Prince to Make NHL Debut Monday

  Demoted in the aftermath of yesterday afternoon’s 7-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers, it was not really clear if Jean-Gabriel Pageau’s stay with Binghamton would be a short one. Thanks to injuries to Chris Phillips (wear and tear) and Chris Neil (fractured thumb), it’s not like the Senators had to demote Pageau to clear room […]

Breaking: Chris Neil’s Thumb

With all of the reported interest surrounding Chris Neil leading up to this year’s NHL trade deadline, the Senators pugilist suffered an injury in a fight this afternoon versus Edmonton’s Luke Gazdic. According to the Senators, Neil is out indefinitely with a fractured thumb injury. Injury update: