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Ottawa Senators Fri Oct 20 2017 22:13:01 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Pageau, Pyatt and Ceci often started overtime sessions last season, and it worked then. It just didn't work against the Devils on Thursday.Guy Boucher won’t be taking any advice from his critics. And the head coach was getting plenty of cri
Just in case the hype meter for the young defenceman wasnt high enough already, the Senators' captain has cranked it up another notch.The way two-time Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson sees it, Thomas Chabot has all the makings of being a future Nat
Mike Condon says people don't express opinions on NFL anthem protests for fear of being labelledOttawa Senators goaltender Mike Condon approaches the on-going social protests in the United States from an intriguing place. Brought up outside Boston as
Hoffman has had nine shootout chances, scoring just once. For those who remember the Peter Forsberg postage stamp move he made on Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask in the first round of the last spring's playoffs, that's probably hard to digest.Mike H
This year, the advantage we have is were not starting from scratch, Pierre Dorion said Thursday. Its pretty much the same team.The Ottawa Senators are a huge step ahead of where they were at this point last year. At least thats the view of general ma
The recovery was agonizingly slow as Methot and the Senators training staff sought out a variety of different medical opinions for the best treatment and recovery options from the wicked Crosby slash.In the name of pre-series fireworks, we were anxio
Marc Methot made a quick trip from Sin City to the Lone Star State. After being picked up from the Ottawa Senators in the expansion draft last Wednesday, the veteran defenceman was dealt by the Vegas Golden Knights to the Dallas Stars Monday in excha
Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson will make his season debut Tuesday night against the Vancouver Canucks, but coach Guy Boucher says the team cant lose the focus from the way they played without him. Were not going to change anything, Boucher sai
Sandwiched between two historic franchises that are never shy of pounding their chests with pride, Tom Anselmi feels there is plenty of legitimate reasons for the Senators, their fans and the city of Ottawa to step forward and do the same. Anselmi, o
As the losses have racked up and his Senators grasp on a top-three seed in... As the losses have racked up and his Senators grasp on a top-three seed in the Atlantic Division playoff picture has loosened, Senators general manager Pierre Dorion joined
Clarke MacArthur had his game face on well before the puck dropped Tuesday. Now 32, recognizing as well as anyone that an extended playoff run  and just playing professional hockey for that matter  is a gift from the hockey gods, th
If it's any consolation to Chabot, assigned to Belleville, it might be that Karlsson also spent 12 games in the American Hockey League in his 2009-10 rookie season.Erik Karlsson, the Ottawa Senators star defenceman of today, says he “most l
VANCOUVER The expectation was Alex Burrows would be welcomed back with open arms on Tuesday night at Rogers Arena. This wasnt just any other game for the Senators winger, it was his chance to return to the place he called home for 12 NHL seasons with
After sending him to their AHL affiliate, the Senators wanted to give their top pick in the 2015 draft time to develop his defensive game in the minors, but a spate of injuries changed those plans.VANCOUVER The plan was never for Thomas Chabot to be
When Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel took a slashing penalty midway through the third period of Game 3 on Wednesday, he conjured up an ugly memory. What he slashed was Marc Methots hand, which has the finger Sidney Crosby almost took off in a game two
Harpur was playing only his 12th regular-season game on Saturday, but he did prove he could handle the going at its toughest by suiting up for nine more in last spring's playoffs.The Ottawa Senators say Thomas Chabot had a “great”
PITTSBURGH Breathe easy, Erik Karlsson says hell be fine. The Senators captain told reporters he was held out for precautionary reasons in the third period of the clubs 7-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday afternoon because he twisted his ank
Whatever else happens from here on in, the first two weeks of Thomas Chabots season have been far from boring. Chabot, the 20-year-old star prospect on the blueline, was shipped back to Belleville of the AHL on Sunday.  The numbers look good
PITTSBURGH If you can get past the marquee draws  the guys named Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel and Marc-Andre Fleury  the Pittsburgh Penguins do, indeed, have a weak spot. Give the Ottawa Senators credit for exposing the
Attendance shouldnt be a topic, not after the Senators turned in their best season in a decade, one double overtime goal shy of the Stanley Cup final. And certainly not after the organization spent the off-season putting tarps over 1,500 seats in the
EDMONTON The Ottawa Senators lightened their load as they made their way home from Western Canada Sunday morning. But, in this case, thats good news. The waiting game for Senators’ captain Erik Karlsson, who is recovering from foot surgery
Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher is giving Alex Formenton a shot on the fourth line against the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday.Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher is giving Alex Formenton a shot on the fourth line against the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday. T
After deflecting away pucks at practice late Wednesday morning, Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson did his best to deflect away any political questions that came his way. Anderson, who was born in Chicago and spends his off-seasons in Florida,
Erik Karlsson was a full participant at Senators practice on Tuesday, but said he doesn’t think he’ll be able to play the regular season opener Oct. 5. “Most likely not,” said the Ottawa captain. “Aga
Mark Borowiecki, who suffered his ankle problems in Game 2 against Boston, says he was his own worst enemy in racing to return too soon, giving himself ultimatums and deadlines that werent realistic.Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki kept cli
Karlsson, whose Senators lost the Eastern Conference final against the Penguins in double-overtime in Game 7, was the only vote-getter who didn't play for either Pittsburgh or Nashville, the Stanley Cup finalists.The good news was that Ottawa Senator
The first phone call Marc Methot took just after 3 p.m. Saturday was from Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion. The message was simple: Dont give up hope.The first phone call Marc Methot took just after 3 p.m. Saturday was from Ottawa Senato
Pierre Dorion was taking one last shot at trying to wheel and deal with the Vegas Golden Knights before they officially make their selections in the expansion draft Wednesday afternoon. Though the Ottawa Senators general manager didnt have a side dea
Generally lousy weather and a shorter summer than usual probably had a negative effect on the golf games of most Senators players. Just not Mike Hoffman, apparently. The Senators top goal scorer over the past three seasons was using a hybrid when he
Senators head coach Guy Boucher said Saturday he had spoken with Brassard and the 29-year-old forward was making progress after having surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.CHICAGO The Ottawa Senators are keeping their fingers crossed
With Erik Karlsson expected to miss the start of the National Hockey League season because of his recovery from ankle surgery, Thomas Chabot is all but locked into a spot on the opening night roster.If ever there was doubt, it’s surely gone
The Senators’ No. 2 would prefer to look ahead and is bubbling with enthusiasm before training camp opens next week. At the same time, it was Dion Phaneufs catch-22 decision opting not to waive his no-movement clause that resulted in the Se
When the Senators hired Paul Boutilier as an assistant coach for their AHL team, it was because of the work he has done with their top prospect.When the Senators hired Paul Boutilier as an assistant coach for their AHL team, it was because of the wor
PITTSBURGH  For the Ottawa Senators, the seventh player of this magical playoff ride may be Mom. Mothers Day brought with it mixed feelings for some Senators as they took time for rest and relaxation after a dramatic 2-1 overtime victory ove
It worked when Jacques Martin inserted a young Jason Spezza into the playoff mix in 2003, so why not try it again with Colin White in 2017?The all-but-done Ottawa Senators could use a fluid injection that is available to them, and at this point, why
Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk was prepared to lose his senior advisor of hockey operations. He knew Daniel Alfredsson was leaving the team well before news broke Saturday.Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk was prepared to lose his senior advis
It's not how you start, it's how you finish, but the Ottawa Senators won't be happy with the way their season opener ended Thursday night.Capitals 5, Senators 4 (shootout) It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish, but the Ottaw
Fredrik Claessons quietly effective 26:51 thats approaching Karlsson territory stood out in the Sens' win over Vancouver on Tuesday night.Just in case you had other things to do late Tuesday and early Wednesday sleeping, perhaps? you might have misse
Unless they know of another Daniel Alfredsson lying in the weeds, its a sure bet nobody the Senators might have selected with their fifth-round pick in next months draft would have ever had such an impact. Using it to acquire Mike Condon from, ironic
With 579 regular season and 37 playoff games behind him, Methot can almost taste the excitement of playing for the Senators in the Stanley Cup final against Nashville. Almost.PITTSBURGH Ottawa Senators defenceman Marc Methot cant help himself. As muc
As impressive as Alex Formenton has been through the Senators' preseason schedule, surely they are going to return him to the London Knights before things get serious here.When Alex Formenton first arrived at Senators training camp, he wasn&#8217
As impressive as Alex Formenton has been through the Senators' preseason schedule, surely they are going to return him to the London Knights before things get serious here.When Alex Formenton first arrived at Senators training camp, he wasn&#8217
PITTSBURGH  Sidney Crosby is quite flattering to this season’s edition of the Senators. But is he just buttering them up for another playoff feast? The Penguins superstar centre has put good regular season numbers up on Ottawa sinc
VANCOUVER The Ottawa Senators scored their first victory of the season Tuesday night and it came in an unlikely fashion. After suffering back-to-back shootout losses to start the year, the Senators scored 3-2 shootout victory over the Vancouver Canuc
Injuries created opportunity, and the 2015 first-round pick is doing everything he can to convince the Senators he should stay in the NHL.EDMONTON Thomas Chabot picked up his first NHL point with an assist Friday night against the Calgary Flames. You