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The 6th Sens:
This afternoon on the Team 1200's Healthy Scratches, Senators Assistant GM Tim Murray was on to talk to Jason York and Steve Lloyd about the playoff match up with the New York Rangers, scouting Erik Karlsson, and liking fourteen prospects in the upcoming draft. The interview itself lasts for almost twenty minutes, so I'm not going to bother transcribing all of it. It was a worthwhile listen, so I encourage you to check it out. Now having said that, here are a few nuggets of information that interested me. As always, my thoughts are in bold.
York: When you look at the Bingo grads who won (the Calder Cup) and made that jump, how much stock to do you put in how good that program has become?
TM: Well, I put everything into it. It’s development. I don’t know the percentages but your first, second and third overall picks normally play in the league right away. But there are seven rounds in the draft and thirty players per round. There are college free agents. There are free a...
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Last week, the Senators looked like a lock for the 7th seed in the East. So, stupid me decided to preview Craig Anderson as if the Sens weren’t about to go on a three game skid and end up in 8th, and the first round opponent for the Rangers. Since Anderson will be the guy the Rangers have to solve, we are going to give this bad boy a little bump since it doesn’t seem like...
In a few interviews earlier this month, management acknowledged that the Senators were going to bring Mika Zibanejad back over to North America to play in Binghamton’s final two AHL regular season games before allowing him to experience the NHL playoff atmosphere as a "Black Ace".
It’s funny how quickly things can change.
When head coach Paul MacLean replaced Colin...
Wayne Scanlon at the Ottawa Citizen feels the Senators have been very humble leading up to tonight's playoff opener against the Rangers..."If the Ottawa Senators were any more humble, more low-key, in the prelude to the Stanley Cup playoffs, they'd be reciting a hockey version of the Beatitudes: Blessed are the meek ... for they shall inherit the upset.Where's the...
The Ottawa Senators hockey team has extra incentive to win the playoff series against the New York Rangers: a chance to humiliate America's top diplomat by making her wear their jersey.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made a wager with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird ahead of Thursday night's opening game in New York. If the Rangers win, Baird must wear New...
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The Ottawa Senators were not projected to play in an eighty-third game this season, but a wild ride of a regular season has propelled them back into playoff hockey after a one-year hiatus.
Overcoming obstacles posed in the first eighty-two games was difficult. Knocking off the Eastern Conference champions in round one? Call it the ultimate...
The New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators have never before met beyond regular season play, but that will change Thursday night at Madison Square Garden when the Blueshirts host the Sens in game one of the 2012 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. A top seed versus bottom seed match-up is often one that isn’t very difficult to predict before it begins, and the Rangers are arguably...
Well, the day has finally arrived. Tonight, the puck will drop at MSG for the first round of the 2012 NHL playoffs. The Rangers have the top seed, and drew the Ottawa Senators in the first round. This is a tough matchup for the Rangers, as they went 1-2-1 (essentially 1-3) against the Senators during the regular season. The Rangers were awarded the Senators after Ottawa lost their...
Of the three potential first round match-ups, the Senators were the last team I wanted to draw in the opening round. I know on paper the Senators probably look less scary than the Capitals, but from a systems/coaching standpoint, I think the Rangers are going to have their hands full and part of that is because of their ability to execute a well balanced hybrid trap system.
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The Ottawa Senators knew they were fighting an uphill battle against the top-seeded team in the Eastern Conference.
That hill? Yeah, it just got a little bit steeper.
John Tortorella's New York Rangers doubled up the Ottawa Senators on home ice, grabbing at one point a four-goal lead and hanging on late for the impressive game...
The New York Rangers host the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals match-up starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 92Live Stream (Don't...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators tonight at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), in Game One of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. On Saturday, the Blueshirts were defeated by the Washington Capitals, 4-1, in their regular season finale. New York finished with a 7-4-0 [...]
(1) New York Rangers 51-24-7 vs. (8) Ottawa Senators 41-31-10
Game 1: April 12, 7pm- Ottawa @ New York
Game 2: April 14, 7pm- Ottawa @ New York
Game 3: April 16, 7:30pm New York @ Ottawa
Game 4: April 18 7:30pm New York @ Ottawa
Game 5: April 21 7pm Ottawa @ New York*
Game 6: April 23 TBD*
Game 7: April 26 TBD*
This being the NHL an eight...
The NHL playoffs have already started for some teams, but the real postseason play begins tomorrow night.
The New York Rangers will host the Ottawa Senators tomorrow at Madison Square Garden starting at 7 pm.
This won't be an easy matchup for the Rangers as they have lost to the Senators 3 out of 4 times in the regular season.
It is going to be fun watching these two teams...
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