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SENATORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Melnyk Horses Sell for in Excess of $5.2M

One month after his hockey club put its captain up for sale, the Ottawa Senators owner has sold 66 of his Winding Oaks Farm racing stable’s horses for more than $5.2 million. Melnyk released a statement in June indicating that he was retiring from the thoroughbred racing industry. According to Ocala.com correspondent Carlos E. Medina, the horses were sold on Monday at a public...
Via The 6th Sens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Melnyk Speaks on BNN

Senators owner Eugene Melnyk appeared on the Canadian Business News Network (BNN) today to discuss the legitimacy and policing (or lack thereof) of corporate tax inversion strategies used by publicly traded companies. While the better part of the interview was spent characterizing his Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the new name of his former company Biovail Corp.) as a “house of...
Via The 6th Sens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Hockey Ops Loses Scout: The Exodus Begins?

“Not at all and just to clarify the way these things operate, we don’t lose people. We allow them to speak to other teams. Those are our choices. They are under our contracts, so if there are any changes at those levels, those changes are made by us and not at the discretion of the individuals that under contract. … I think we have a first class team and again, you don’t...
Via The 6th Sens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Snoop Dogg Wears Erik Karlsson Jersey During Concert

It appears that Snoop Dogg knows a thing or two about hockey, or maybe he was just pandering to the crowd. Snoop wore an Ottawa Senators Erik Karlsson jersey during his concert, much to the delight of Sens fans. [@Senators] The post Snoop Dogg Wears Erik Karlsson Jersey During Concert appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Big new roles for Ottawa Senators' Kyle Turris

Around mid-September Kyle Turris is set to tackle a couple of heavy new responsibilities. He and wife Julie will become first-time parents, and he will report to his first NHL camp as a No. 1 centre. The latter could change, of course, if the Senators somehow manage to swing a trade for a prolific middle man between now and then. But as it stands, Turris is the primary candidate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  1 Comment

Kyle Turris Prepared To Be The #1 Center In Ottawa

from Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun, "I definitely think I've learned a lot over the past two years from those experiences, from being put into that role when Spezz was hurt, and seeing how hard the matchup is," Turris said Friday before teeing off at the Royal Ottawa. "I just tried to take that mentality and put it into the role I had this past year. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators re-sign forward Derek Grant to a one-year, two-way contract

The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today that the club has re-signed forward Derek Grant to a one-year, two-way contract. Grant, 24, played in a career-high 20 National Hockey League games in 2013-14, recording two assists, including his first NHL point. He played in 46 games with Ottawa’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators, scoring 12 goals and 10...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators GM Bryan Murray Diagnosed with Cancer

It’s a sad day for the Ottowa Senators as they announce that Bryan Murray, their General Manager as well as the President of Hockey Operations, has been diagnosed with cancer. The Senators released the following statement: “Mr. Murray is undergoing further testing and will begin treatment immediately for this condition as prescribed by the team’s doctors in collaboration with...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators Announce GM Bryan Murray Has Cancer

The Ottawa Senators’ busy offseason took a sad turn on Monday afternoon. The Senators announced that general manager Bryan Murray has been recently diagnosed with cancer. The Senators didn’t offer any information as to what type of cancer Murray is dealing with, and it’s unclear how much time Murray may have to miss. The team did announce, however, that assistant general managers...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators winger Shane Prince knows he could be traded

The recently added Twitter photo of Shane Prince shows the former 67's star playing a game, not in Ottawa, Binghamton or on any other ice surface but at a popular U.S. entertainment centre/pizza house popular with children. Oh, did we mention it's an arcade game? "That picture was in Binghamton," Prince said Sunday. "Me and (teammate Cody Ceci) were bored...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Bobby Ryan “Chirps” New Teammate David Legwand

The Ottawa Senators acquired C David Legwand today. Apparently Sens forward Bobby Ryan has a good memory. Ryan welcomed Legwand to the organization by chirping the former Nashville Predator about a play that happened over three years ago. Well now.. This is awkward!!! Welcome to the team David! #wewonttalkaboutit pic.twitter.com/sBkfLSzHoA — Bobby Ryan (@b_ryan9) July 4, 2014...
Via The Sideline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Spezza thrilled about trade to Dallas

FRISCO, Texas - It wasn't an easy decision, but Jason Spezza decided to leave the only NHL club he'd ever played for, the Ottawa Senators. And on Tuesday morning, the veteran center was traded to the Dallas Stars, and he couldn't be happier. "Yeah, I'm thrilled. I'm very excited. Dallas is a team that from the get go I thought would be a good fit for me,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Rumors: Ottawa not happy with Jason Spezza offers

Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray announces that their has been several offers for captain Jason Spezza but no offer has pleased Murray. The Senators will continue to shop Spezza until the right offer comes up. kaatiya - Common WikimediaAs the Senators fail to make the post season, the organization has realized that their needs to be changes this offseason. It seems that Murray is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Spezza Watch: Handful Of Teams Reportedly Interested In Center

Ottawa Senators center Jason Spezza wants out, and it doesn’t sound like there’s any shortage of potential suitors for the veteran forward. The Ottawa Sun reported Wednesday night that there are now as many as five teams interested in making a deal for Spezza. According to the Sun report, those five teams are: St. Louis, Anaheim, Phoenix, Nashville and Florida. The Sens reportedly...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spezza wants trade because he’s blamed for losses

In May, we ran a story indicating that a Jason Spezza trade is pretty likely following an exit interview the veteran forward had with the team. The details surrounding that interview remained pretty vague, but it was clear that Spezza and the team’s management would be exploring a possible trade. A new report suggests that Spezza wants to be dealt to a new team because he’s blamed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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