Originally posted on The Hockey Program  |  Last updated 2/14/13
Ottawa was a feel good story in the first quarter of the season as they started to pile up some wins with some very intriguing pieces which made bettors happy. The strange thing with injuries is there are times where you just do not see it coming. First, there was Jason Spezza, who had back surgery and MAY be back for the end of the regular season. Now, there is Erik Karlsson, who will have Achilles surgery after it was lacerated by Matt Cookeof the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.  The Ottawa Senators have now lost two of their leading scorers and quite frankly only consistent point producers from a fantasy hockey and bettor standpoint. When a team is entrenched in the playoff mix a quarter of the way through a season, one has to think they will be in it for the long haul. However, in the shortened year, things have a way of turning fast. Craig Anderson gave up four goals tonight and Ottawa looked like the up and down Ottawa team from the last campaign. ...
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