Found September 30, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Bobby Ryan
TEAMS: Ottawa Senators
A few days ago I posted a piece from Gare Joyce of Sportsnet on Bobby Ryan of the Ottawa Senators. Last night, Sportsnet ran a special with Chris Simpson sitting down with Ryan to discuss his past. You can watch it below... Continue reading "Video- Talking With Bobby Ryan"

The Kessel Contract And Bobby Ryan

Kessel deal is 8 years,aprox $8 mil per. Believed to include ltd no-trade. It's not complete..not signed, but announcement expected today. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) October 1, 2013 With the Kessel signing now official, we have ourselves a benchmark for determining where we could be next year when Bobby Ryan, Ottawa’s new goal scoring winger enters the final...

Bryan Murray Speaks - Roster Cuts, Zibanejad Demotion, Da Costa Praise

The Team 1200 has relaunched as TSN 1200 and who better to mark Ian Mendes' debut as a radio host in Ottawa than Senators GM Bryan Murray? With the Sens having to submit their final roster to the NHL and a number of intriguing cuts to the parent roster (cough, cough, Mika Zibanejad, cough, cough), the timing of the interview could not be better.  If you would like to...

Jason Spezza among notable names on high-risk, high-reward fantasy hockey draft list

Jason Spezza, C, Ottawa Senators There is no doubting Spezza’s skill. He has 146 points over his last 147 games. In fact, he has 673 points in 667 career games, including playoffs. I worry about his healthy, I really do. He has missed 65 games over the last three years. Spezza who had surgery on his back and knee last season, has suited up in only two pre-season games and he...

Senators make surprising cut, demote Mika Zibanejad to AHL

In their final preparations for the upcoming season the Ottawa Senators made a somewhat surprising move on Monday electing to send young center Mika Zibanejad down to AHL Binghamton. Zibanejad the sixth overall pick in the 2011 draft by the Senators spent last season at the NHL level playing 42 games. In those 42 games he had seven goals with 13 assists while averaging just 13:34...

Travis Yost: Gary Bettman Talks Ottawa Senators

Gary Bettman spoke to TSN 1050 on a variety of subjects, including realignment, hybrid icing, and the state of the Ottawa Senators. Below, the transcribed Q/A on the relevant matters: -- TSN: "Eugene Melnyk, the owner of the Ottawa Senators, has been quite public about the fact that his team loses money, and is a budget team / not a cap team for that reason. I'm curious...

Zibanejad Demoted to the AHL

Well, I guess this puts an end to the 'Will Mika Zibanejad play center or wing?' speculation.  With today’s 3:00 pm deadline to submit the finalized rosters to the NHL’s offices, the Ottawa Senators have made some waves by sending ballyhooed prospect, phenom, fan favorite, Mika Zibanejad back to the American Hockey League. Yes Binghamton, DJ Z-Bad, could be making...

Dee Karl: 2 Big Wins, 1 Potential Loss has this video from yesterday's split squad game against the Ottawa Senators which was aired on Rogers Television. The two games seemed to be Islanders goal fests with a 5 - 2 win in Barrie and a 4 - 1 win in Ottawa. Okposo, Sunstrom (2), Tavares, Johnson, Strome, Pulock, Nelson, Wemore - Nine goals total. But what concerns me is a Tweet from Art Staple "Update...

TSN's Darren Dreger Talks Senator Finances

Making one of his regular reports on TSN Radio, Darren Dreger hit on an important issue that's been a hot button issue of late - the outlook on the Ottawa Senators' financial situation.  When asked about Ottawa's situation and whether today's decision to demote Mika Zibanejad to Binghamton was financially driven, Dreger said:  “Yeah, it is a real tough...
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