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SENATORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marc Methot Wants To Stay In Ottawa But Do The Senators Want Him?

from Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun, The Senators and Marc Methot are just $300,000 per year apart in negotiations on a contract extension. It seems to be either a very workable gap or an excuse for Ottawa to solve its blueline logjam by trading the veteran defenceman. Methot is beginning to think the latter. "It's at the stage where I'm really not comfortable...
Via Kukla's Korner
32 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Eugene Melnyk Speaks on Toronto Airwaves: Lockout, Money, Expectations

Whenever Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk makes an appearance on the Fan 590‘s ‘Prime Time Sports’, it’s always a relatively interesting affair – mostly because the hosts do an exceptional job poking, prodding or manipulating the owner to go off on tangents, say over the top things or riff on whatever’s been bothering him lately. So with that in mind, it was incredibly...
Via The 6th Sens
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thought Process on Methot Process and Other Tuesday Notes

During the course of Sunday night’s 6-2 rookie tournament victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in London, the Ottawa Sun‘s Bruce Garrioch updated the masses on the status of the Senators’ contract talks with free agent to be Marc Methot. The Senators and Marc Methot’s camp held talks today. No progress. Those discussions will continue. #Sens — Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch...
Via The 6th Sens
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray Speaks: Candid Interview with TSN’s Bob McKenzie

In a recent series, TSN‘s been airing a few interviews in which Bob McKenzie sits down for lengthy one-on-one sessions with NHL general managers and this afternoon, the network published his interview with Bryan Murray. It’s a great interview that I would love to embed within this blog post, but for whatever reason TSN only allows people to watch the interview exclusively...
Via The 6th Sens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray On The Ottawa Senators

from TSN, Every team wants to start its season on the right foot, but general manager Bryan Murray says training camp this season is vitally important for the Ottawa Senators. "Maybe, we were too comfortable," he told TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie. "It looked to me that - the year before we had a lot of injuries and a number of the key guys didn't play...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dunn searches for fine line between what's fair and foul

Vincent Dunn makes no apologies about being the biggest pest in the arena, the guy whose nasty reputation keeps opponents looking over their shoulders when he’s on the ice. Being a nuisance is his golden ticket to the big leagues. So, watching his involvement in a mild dust-up during a practice with his peers at the Ottawa Senators rookie camp Friday was far from a shocker. During...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators’ prospect is “ready to be with men on a nightly basis”

Ottawa Senators’ prospect Curtis Lazar could have phrased his statement on gaining muscle a bit better. When asked about his size and competing at the NHL level, Lazar went with this awkward comment: Curtis Lazar on gaining some muscle weight: "I feel like I'm ready to be with men on a nightly basis" #Sens — Paul (@Sens_Army_) September 12, 2014 Oh my. Assuming...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators will test “European style” section for fans

European hockey is well known for their incredibly loud cheering sections and raucous fans. These fans typically stand the entire game and resemble some of the wildest groups you may have seen on a broadcast of European Soccer. This unique experience hasn’t transitioned over to the NHL, but the Ottawa Senators are trying to change that. For 10 games, the Senators will dedicate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray Talks Contract Status Of Bobby Ryan And Marc Methot

from TSN, Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray is confident he'll be able to sign two of his top players, but nothing seems to be imminent. Murray spoke to CTV Ottawa regarding the contract status of forward Bobby Ryan and defenceman Marc Methot, two players entering the final year of their deals. "In both cases, I think they want to be in Ottawa, they...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

B-Sens Stock Up On Experience

The Binghamton Senators, AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators, have resigned veteran defensemen Alex Grant and Patrick Mullen for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Both of which were acquired at the 2013-14 trade deadline in an effort to add some experience to the then young team. Grant totaled 10 points in 19 games with Binghamton. Mullen had 12 points in 20 games with the B-Sens. Both...
Via Beyond The Benches
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Rumors: Marc Methot, Ottawa Still Not Negotiating

Marc Methot and the Ottawa Senators still have some work to do. #485087991 / gettyimages.comThe Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch reports the Sens and Methot have not a discussion about a contract extension in two weeks. Talks between the two have reached a stalemate, as it's believed Methot wants a deal similar to what Brooks Orpik pulled this offseason, a five-year, $27.5M...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Ryan signs a contract created by a fan

Reports have suggested that Bobby Ryan is currently engaged in contract talks with the Ottawa Senators. Even with those reports, some fans are a bit anxious to get Ryan an extension before his current deal runs out at the end of 2014-15. One fan even drew up his own extension and managed to get Ryan to sign it: From the comment section today- Does this count as an extension for ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators Depth Chart 2014 2015

Ottawa Senators C 1. Kyle Turris  2. David Legwand  3. Mika Zibanejad  4. Zack Smith  5. Jean-Gabriel Pageau  L 1. Clarke MacArthur  2. Milan Michalek  3. Colin Greening  4. Mike Hoffman  R 1. Bobby Ryan  2. Alex Chiasson  3. Mark Stone  4. Chris Neil  ...

Is Goalie Competition Good For The Senators?

The Ottawa Senators just inked two goalies in the past month, each with a three-year contract. Veteran Craig Anderson signed his extension, which leaves him playing until the 2017-2018 season with a $12.6 million dollar extension. Anderson, 33, had a tough last season as his .911 save percentage (out of  53 games) left him ranking 34th among eligible NHL goalies. Robin Lehner...
Via Beyond The Benches
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ottawa Senators Made A Mistake In Craig Anderson’s Extension

#483432801 / gettyimages.com Craig Anderson is now under contract through the 2017-2018 season after signing a three-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators worth $12.6 million. The extension means that Anderson will be Ottawa’s man between the pipes for the next three years, but unfortunately for the Senators, the numbers suggest that’s not a good thing. The decision...
Via Beyond The Benches
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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