Found May 17, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun, Once again, Daniel Alfredsson performed with incredible passion, like a man who may never do so again. Afterward, he even admitted it could have been his swan song. Moments following Thursday’s 4-3 loss to the Czechs in Stockholm that knocked he and his Swedish teammates out of the world championship, the Senators captain was described as being “distraught” as he told local media that “this might have been my last hockey game.” Alfredsson will now return to Ottawa and make the much-anticipated decision of whether to retire or play a 17th NHL season. Despite his comment in the aftermath of an emotional game, it’s unlikely he has made a final determination. continued

Challenging Nick Foligno

Almost as priceless as Foligno's goal celebration is the expression on the woman's face on the right hand side of the photo. In his end of the season media availability, Senators GM Bryan Murray reflected on a few needs that he will need to address in the offseason.  “I think up front, we’re always looking for somebody to step in and score goals. I think that line...

Dealing With A Diver

from Kerry Fraser of TSN, I have always admired the quiet leadership and aggressive, hard-hitting play that Dustin Brown has demonstrated throughout his NHL career, similarly to how I described Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators in a previous column. Last night, the similarity between Brown and Neil did not just end with these admirable characteristics but also in a successful effort...

The 6th Sens' Review of the 2011/12 Season

Having left town for a week shortly after Ottawa’s first round exit in this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs, I never really had an opportunity to pen a review of the 2011/12 Ottawa Senators season… … until now. (What would you have me do? Write a one sentence blog post linking to Alfie’s Q&A session with the IIHF instead? Psssssh, come on.) So grab yourself a banana daiquiri...

Hagelin Hit on Alfredsson Is 3rd Dirtiest of Playoffs

And the Canadian media's assault on the New York Rangers continues as Sean Fitz-Gerald at the National Post calls Carl Hagelin's hit on Daniel Alfredsson in round one the third dirtiest hit of the playoffs...BRONZECarl Hagelin, New York RangersHagelin sent a text to his victim, and he said he was sorry. "He's been one of my favourite players," Hagelin told reporters...
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