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The Colorado Avalanche have signed Andre Benoit to a one year, one way deal worth $900K. Benoit played five years of junior hockey with the Rangers of the OHL. Benoit was not drafted by any NHL team but was signed by the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey LeagueA in the summer of 2005. Benoit began his professional career in the 2005–06 season with the Bulldogs and was [...]
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They say nothing lasts forever, and today was proof of that. Daniel Alfredsson, formerly the longest tenured captain in the NHL, has ended his time with the Ottawa Senators. A member of the Sens since 1995, Alfredsson's contract was up at the end of last season. When he announced he'd come back for one more year, everyone assumed that it would be with the Ottawa Senators...
Alfredsson will be returning to the NHL, but not to the Senators. Photo: Getty Images
A couple weeks ago, Daniel Alfredsson, longtime captain of the Ottawa Senators, announced his intentions to return to the NHL, after there was some speculation the 40-year-old Swedish winger was going to retire.
Well, according to a report from TSN, he will be coming back- but not with the Senators...
Paul MacLean, the NHL's coach of the year, has signed a three-year extension with the Ottawa Senators.
MacLean won the Jack Adams Award this past season as the league's top coach after leading the injury-riddled Senators to a 25-17-6 record after the NHL lockout.
Ottawa reached the playoffs despite missing star forward Jason Spezza and Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Erik...
Via RedWingsFeed, Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray engaged in an absolutely bizarre press conference in which he discussed Daniel Alfredsson's departure to the Red Wings, vacillating between fury and praise in...Well, you'll have to watch it to get it (and if you wish, Pro Hockey Talk's Mike Halford offers a Tweet-based blow-by-blow): Continue reading "Strange theatre...
via Chris Lund of OttawaSenators.com,
The Ottawa Senators have signed head coach Paul MacLean to a three-year contract extension. The 2013 Jack Adams winner signed a three-year deal when he was hired as head coach of the Sens on June 14, 2011. The new deal will begin at the conclusion of the 2013-14 NHL season.
In his two season with the Senators, MacLean has coached the...
The Daniel Alfredsson era in Ottawa has officially come to a close.
On Friday, the Red Wings announced via Twitter that the former Senators captain and Detroit have agreed to a deal.
Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch reports that the deal is for one year and $5.5 million. Earlier Friday, Garrioch reported that Alfredsson was heading to either Detroit or Boston.
Wings agree to terms with...
Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson was one of those players that you assumed would spend his entire career with one team. He was the face of the Senators franchise and even put up with them when they were rebuilding the team. Yet, on the first day of free agency in 2013, Alfredsson left to sign with the Detroit Red Wings. Alfredsson signed a one-year deal worth a total...
With pressures mounting on the Senators to re-sign one prominent and impending unrestricted free agent (UFA), the Senators made a splash today by inking… Nathan Lawson to a one-year, two-way contract.
I suppose under normal circumstances, it would be reassuring to see the organization retain a goaltender who not only has NHL experience but some familiarity with the...
The Ottawa Senators wasted little time to fill the loss of captain Daniel Alfredsson by acquiring forward Bobby Ryan in a trade with Anaheim on Friday.
In exchange for landing the four-time 30-goal scorer, the Senators dealt forwards Jakob Silfverbeg, Stefan Noesen and their first-round pick in next year's draft to Anaheim.
The deal was completed hours into the start of the...
Reports are Daniel Alfredsson is looking for a one-year contract.
Submit your offer now.
Alfredsson's decision: Ottawa, Boston or Detroit.
— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 4, 2013
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Bryan Murray's press conference is being streamed live on the Team 1200. It walks back just about every lie expressed -- likely under duress from ownership -- in yesterday's session with the media. Here's a short chronology of what actually occurred:
(1) Daniel Alfredsson and JP Barry approach Ottawa ownership with a number...
The rumors that have been circulating all morning are now confirmed, former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson has signed on to play with the Red Wings for the 2013-14 season.
The deal according to TSN is a one-year deal for $3.5 million dollars. There is also a chance the 40-year old right winger could earn an extra $2 million in bonuses.
As per @DarrenDreger, Wings deal...
After much consideration the long time captain of the Ottawa Senators has left the team, which has shocked all of the fans and members of the organization. He has chosen to leave via free agency which mean that the Sens get zero compensation for letting Alfie go. The team most are saying Alfredsson is headed [...]
A Stanley Cup ring is a shiny, mesmerizing thing. Alfredsson decided that with his time winding he had to make a drastic, bold move to take one last swipe at it.
Good luck to him. No matter what happens from here, his career will never be the same.
-Michael Grange of Sportsnet on Daniel Alfredsson leaving Ottawa to sign with Detroit. More from Grange on Alfredsson.
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As if the contract spat between ownership, management, and seventeen-year veteran Daniel Alfredsson wasn't weird enough, another wrench has been thrown into the Ottawa Senators off-season plan.
Defenseman Jared Cowen, who expected to lose his entry-level contract and hit restricted free agency at the end of next season, has now...