Edmonton - Mar. 6, 2014: While it was disappointing to see Ales Hemsky leave town during yesterday's NHL Trade Deadline, the fact the Ottawa Senators gave up just a third and a fifth round pick to acquire him tells us there really wasn’t much of a market for him. With that being the case, this notion that the Edmonton Oilers organization somehow “devalued” the player is a bit of a head scratcher. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 5, 2014: It certainly wasn't the return most were hoping for but at the end of the day, Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish found a taker for veteran Ales Hesmky during Wednesday's NHL Trade Deadline. In what could ultimately turnout to be the steal of the deadline, at least as far as pure rentals go, the Ottawa Senators acquired the talented Czech winger for a third round pick in 2015 and a fifth round selection in 2014. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Feb. 27, 2014: As we get closer to the March 5th NHL Trade Deadline, rumours surrounding the 29th place Edmonton Oilers will continue to grow. With Edmonton currently sitting with nine pending unrestricted free agents, one can’t help but think general manager Craig MacTavish will be a busy man over the next week or so. Today we turn our focus on potential suitors for the Oilers #83 FULL STORY
Edmonton - Feb. 18, 2014: With the NHL Trade Deadline roughly two weeks away, you can bet Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish is a busy man. One can argue if now is the right time for the Oilers to move Sam Gagner but one thing this season has made abundantly clear, #89 isn’t the answer as this team’s second line centre. With that being the case, four names that should interest the Oilers GM as potential replacements are Sean Couturier, Jason Spezza, Paul Stastny and Travis Zajac. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jan. 2, 2014: Much is being made about the supposed snub of Winnipeg Jets blueliner Dustin Byfuglien and the inclusion of winger Blake Wheeler on the US Olympic squad. However, truth be told, no one should have been overly surprised to see David Poile and company pass on the Jets highly talented but mistake prone defenceman. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 19, 2013: On the strength of a three point afternoon from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and another solid outing from Jordan Eberle, the Edmonton Oilers managed to bring their five game losing skid to an end with a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators. However the win did not come without a cost, as Taylor Hall was forced to leave the game midway through the second period with an apparent knee injury. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Aug. 31, 2013: Here is a first look at Daniel Alfredsson in a Detroit Red Wings jersey. This photo was posted on Instagram by the team. Alfie skated wearing his familiar number 11, but the team site does not officially show him with that number. Alfredsson signed as a Free Agent with the Wings in July, after spending his entire career with the Ottawa Senators. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Aug. 8, 2013: The Ottawa Senators announced today that the club has re-signed forward Stephane Da Costa to a one-year, two-way contract.
Da Costa, 24, spend the majority of the 2012-13 season with the American Hockey League’s Binghamton Senators, sharing the team lead with 38 points (including 13 goals), while leading the B-Sens with 25 assists. He also appeared in nine games with Ottawa, scoring once and adding one assist. FULL STORY
Grand Rapids - Jul. 6, 2013: The Detroit Red Wings signed Daniel Alfredsson and Stephen Weiss on the first day of the open free agent market yesterday, upgrading their forward corps even while letting Valterri Filppula, and likely Daniel Cleary and Damien Brunner, walk. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Jul. 5, 2013: It appears that the unthinkable has happened. TSN is reporting that Daniel Alfredsson will not re-sign with the Ottawa Senators and instead will join the Detroit Red Wings. According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, the long-time Ottawa captain made the Senators aware of his decision on Thursday night. FULL STORY
Montreal - May. 10, 2013: As we were saying, the series actually ended Sunday night in Ottawa. The only questions that remained were would the Canadiens be able to make a game of it; would Peter Budaj be able to keep them in it; or just how bad will it be? Considering the heightened emotional state of the series since the opener, it was probably best to end in a one sided manner with nary a whimper from anybody.
Ottawa - Sep. 25, 2012: This month marks the 40th anniversary of what feel to be the greatest hockey series ever played. For most Canadians that watched Paul Henderson score that winning goal in game eight of the 1972 summit series, it remains to this day, the greatest single moment in Canadian sports history. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Sep. 9, 2012: Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv disaster. One year ago yesterday, a plane carrying the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv team to their first KHL game of the year crashed violently into the Volga River, killing 44 people, 37 players and coaches and 7 crew members. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Sep. 4, 2012: With the end of summer just around the corner, the National Hockey League (NHL) and the NHL players association (NHLPA) continue to negotiate on a new collective bargaining agreement. NHLPA union executive Donald Fehr wants the league to include all hockey related revenue, something the NHL highly disputes. FULL STORY
Ottawa - May. 4, 2012: The 2012 International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) World Hockey Championships opens today. This year’s event is co-hosted by Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden and looks to be a great opportunity for Team Canada to reclaim their spot atop the hockey world. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Apr. 28, 2012: This year the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has introduced a new format for the World Hockey Championship. Previous versions had teams split into four groups, with the top three teams in each group qualifying for the second round. This year they decided to place the sixteen teams into two preliminary groups. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Feb. 23, 2012: Milan Michalek, Eric Karlsson and Nick Foligno each had multiple point nights as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Washington Capitals 4-2 at Scotiabank Place. The win was Ottawa’s fourth in a row and fifth in the last six games. The Senators are on a hot streak, going 5-0-1 over the last six games to move seven points clear of the ninth place Winnipeg Jets.
Ottawa - Feb. 10, 2012: Chris Phillips and Jason Spezza each scored a pair of goals as the Ottawa Senators beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 to stop the Senators losing streak at seven games. Tonight’s game was Phillips 1000th game, all with the Senators, and he celebrated the night by scoring his first two goals of the season, including the game winner. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Feb. 8, 2012: David Perron scored a pair of goals and Brian Elliot made a triumphant return to Ottawa, making 28 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 at Scotiabank Place tonight. The loss extended the Senators losing streak to seven games and makes them 0-2-1 on their current five game home stand. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Jan. 22, 2012: Lubomir Visnovsky was credited with his fifth goal of the season to give the Anaheim Ducks a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators. The win snapped Ottawa’s winning streak at five games and is the first road game since December 1st in which the Senators have not gotten a single a point in a road game.
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