SENATORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

No discipline for Crosby for slashing off Methot’s fingertip

Sidney Crosby will not be subjected to any discipline for a slash that ripped off the fingertip of Marc Methot, per NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly, who told ESPN the league is not investigating the matter.The incident occurred during the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators Thursday night. Methot missed the final 45 minutes of the game after coming off the ice...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby slashed off the tip of Marc Methot’s finger

Earlier this week, Sidney Crosby scored one of the best goals of the year with an insane one-handed goal against the Sabres. Crosby is back in the headlines once again on Thursday, but this time it’s for inflicting what might be one of the most disgusting injuries of the season.While attempting to slash Marc Methot’s stick to prevent the Senators defenseman from dumping the...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Turris, Ryan score in shootout as Senators edge Penguins

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Kyle Turris and Bobby Ryan scored in the shootout to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. Mike Hoffman scored in regulation for the Senators and Mike Condon finished with 34 saves, including two incredible point-blank stops in overtime to keep the game going. Nick Bonino had the goal in regulation for the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Recap: Senators Squeak Past Bruins

When the Ottawa Senators met the Boston Bruins at the TD Garden on Tuesday, there was a lot on the line for both clubs as they needed a win to maintain pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Due to the high stakes, both teams played hard from the drop of the puck and there was a lot of physical play between the two rivals. At the conclusion of the third period, goaltending...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Bob McKenzie Reports No Signing Imminent for Colin White

Dramaaa Following earlier reports that Colin White was close to signing a contract with the Ottawa Senators, Bob McKenzie is reporting that talks have stalled and no signing is imminent. (Don’t get too excited, it still remains unlikely that White will return to Boston College for another season.) There have been rumblings since the end of Boston College’s season that Ottawa...
Via BC Interruption
2 days ago

Preview: Bruins Host Senators in Crucial Matchup

The Ottawa Senators will roll into the TD Garden on Tuesday evening to meet the Boston Bruins for the third time in 2016-17. In the previous two meetings, the Senators came away victorious by final scores of 3-1 and 4-2. Both clubs are battling for a playoff berth in the Eastern Conference, making this a vital matchup for each side. The Senators are sitting second in the Atlantic...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

REPORTS: Colin White Finalizing Deal With Ottawa Senators

White is expected to sign before tomorrow evening. Reports are suggesting that Colin White is close to signing a deal with the Ottawa Senators, ending his NCAA career early to go pro. Many expected White to sign last spring, so it is not surprising that he’s negotiating an NHL deal now that BC’s season is over. White is expected to sign before tomorrow evening. White was drafted...
Via BC Interruption
3 days ago

Turris scores 2, Senators beat Bruins 3-2 to end 4-game skid

BOSTON (AP) — Kyle Turris scored twice and Craig Anderson made 33 saves as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Tuesday night to end a four-game losing streak. Mike Hoffman had two assists for the Senators, who moved six points ahead of Boston for second place in the Atlantic Division with their first win since March 11. Tom Pyatt also scored for Ottawa, which never...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Habs host Senators with Atlantic lead still at stake

OTTAWA -- Even though he missed a couple games this week with a lower body injury, Craig Anderson could conceivably start between the pipes for the second time in 24 hours when the Ottawa Senators try to catch the Montreal Canadiens for first place in the Atlantic Division on Sunday night. Senators coach Guy Boucher has "zero" reservations about using his injury prone 35-year old...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Senators’ Dynamic Duo Among the Best

When it comes to the Ottawa Senators, there was no shortage of goaltending storylines during their 25-year history. Even recently, we had the amazing story of Andrew “the Hamburglar” Hammond. He rose to greatness and fell to obscurity in less than the span of one full season. Coming into the season, there were doubts that they had a decent backup plan if something happened...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

Claesson's 1st goal helps streaking Senators beat Stars 5-2

DALLAS (AP) Defenseman Fredrik Claesson scored his first NHL goal and added an assist to help the Ottawa Senators win their fourth straight game, 5-2 over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night. Ottawa moved within four points of first-place Montreal in the Atlantic Division. The Senators' winning streak began after they acquired Viktor Stalberg and Alexandre Burrows near the trade...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed lifts Senators over Jackets 3-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Zack Smith scored his league-leading fourth short-handed goal in the third period and the Ottawa Senators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night. Viktor Stalberg got his first goal since joining the Senators ahead of Wednesday's trade deadline. Erik Karlsson scored his 11th of the season and Craig Anderson made 25 saves. Stalberg was traded to...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith scores short-handed to lift Senators over Jackets 3-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Zack Smith scored a short-handed goal in the third period and the Ottawa Senators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night. Viktor Stalberg got his first goal since joining the Senators ahead of Wednesday's trade deadline. Erik Karlsson scored his 11th of the season and Craig Anderson made 25 saves. Stalberg was traded to Ottawa by the Carolina...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Senators' deal for Alex Burrows should raise some red flags in Ottawa

The Ottawa Senators made one of the more mystifying deals of this NHL season on Monday when they traded a promising prospect, Jonathan Dahlen, to the Vancouver Canucks for veteran forward Alexandre Burrows. Then they doubled down on that confusion by reportedly handing Burrows an immediate two-year contract extension worth $5 million.Sure, Burrows may be able to provide some immediate...
Via FOX Sports
24 days ago

Blake Wheeler: Department of Player Safety’s recent decisions 'raise a lot of questions'

Blake Wheeler was left questioning the decision making of the Department of Player Safety and their inconsistency following a string of similar hits with different punishments.Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba earned a two-game suspension for a check to the head of Senators forward Mark Stone. On the flip side, Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin wasn’t suspended for a very similar...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Dorion Speaks: Trade Deadline, Nick Paul’s Development, Expansion

After his depleted Senators held off the Devils on Tuesday night in a much-needed win, Senators general manager Pierre Dorion not only held court with the local media, but he also appeared on TSN 1200’s ‘In the Box’ where he covered a number of similar topics. From updating the health status of key players like Mark Stone and Mike Hoffman to describing how much flexibility...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars score on themselves during delayed penalty

The Dallas Stars haven’t had a very good season. On Thursday, things got a bit worse.Jiri Hudler accidentally scored on his own net after attempting a drop-pass during a delayed penalty. It’s a hockey player’s nightmare. Woof. How often do you see that?When things don’t go well in the NHL, sometimes they really, really don’t go well. There’s no telling what will happen...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Rumour: Senators to Ask Phaneuf to Waive NMC

Normally I don’t read Don Brennan articles, but when I do, there’s usually a good reason for it. Maybe it’s nothing or it could be something, but in buried in the depths of an article in yesterday’s Ottawa Sun, Brennan wrote, “it’s widely believed the Senators will protect Cody Ceci and Marc Methot along with Erik Karlsson, and ask Dion Phaneuf to waive his no-move with...
Via State of Hockey News
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Senators’ Asking Price for Lazar is Comically High

During tonight’s Blues versus Senators broadcast on TSN5, Bruce Garrioch appeared in his regular first intermission ‘Question Period’ segment alongside Brent Wallace where he was asked about Curtis Lazar’s situation. With Lazar sitting out tonight’s game as a healthy scratch, reports suggest that teams are kicking tires to see what Ottawa’s looking to do with the former...
Via State of Hockey News
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Insider Trading: “the asking price (on Lazar) is extremely high”

Just last month, Curtis Lazar was featured prominently in Frank Seravelli’s list of the ‘Top 20 players potentially available’ before the March 1st NHL Trade Deadline on TSN.ca. His point production and struggles this season have been well-documented, but it’s not like he’s his numbers coming into this season were a sight to behold either. Since entering the league, his...
Via Frozen Notes
February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Guy Boucher hates shootouts, doesn’t watch them

Guy Boucher isn’t the fan of shootouts.The Ottawa Senators head coach spoke with James Mirtle of the Athletic, revealing that despite his club pulling off a 3-2 shootout win recently over the Toronto Maple Leafs, he “hates” the shootout for it’s reliance on individual performance.“I never watch shootouts,” Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher said, after his team beat the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Senators Sign Zack Smith to 4-Year, $13-Million Extension

Well Senators fans, when it comes to your mock expansion draft scenarios, you can now pencil forward Zack Smith in as one of the team’s protected forwards. Today the Ottawa Senators announced this afternoon that they have inked Smith to a four-year contract extension worth $13-million that carries an average annual value of $3.25-million. The 28-year old forward, who turns 29 in...
Via State of Hockey News
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Thoughts on Senators Shutting Down MacArthur

I can’t imagine the emotions running through Clarke MacArthur’s mind at this moment. After a long and arduous recuperation process that left the Senators’ left winger admittedly feeling like he was symptom-free and physically ready to return to the lineup, he has been shut down for the remainder of the season after doctors refused to medically clear him. Leading up to this...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss
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