Found December 11, 2011 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Chris Neil
TEAMS: Ottawa Senators
Follow me on By Last night the Senators tried to do everything in their power to play like the Bruins did last June. They tried to turn a hockey game into a street fight and they easily beat by the Canucks for trying to do so. This game was never in doubt for me, because anytime the other team puts Chris Neil on the ice for more than 12 minutes, I know they are losing the...

Patrick Wiercioch takes a puck in the throat

s/t to Sean Leahy of Puck Daddy... Former DU Pioneer Patrick Wiercioch while playing for the Binghamton Senators, the AHL team of the Ottawa Senators. Goon’s World would like to wish Patrick a speedy recovery. Ouch! BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Binghamton Senators have issued the following statement regarding defenseman Patrick Wiercioch, who suffered a throat injury...

Breaking: Nikita Filatov Loaned to CSKA

Eighty-eight minutes and twenty-two seconds. That's the amount of playing time that it took for the Ottawa Senators organization to determine that Nikita Filatov did not have a future with the team this season. In other words, like his doppelganger's character from HBO's Game of Thrones, Nikita Filatov is headed east across the narrow sea. First reported by Slava Malamud...

Patrick Wiercioch Hurt After Taking Slapshot Clearing Attempt to Throat

A little late to the party on this one but during last night's Binghamton Senators game versus the Norfolk Admirals, Patrick Wiercioch took a puck to the throat during the first period. The Senators prospect was assisted off the ice and was immediately transported to the Lourdes Hospital. Following the game, the Binghamton Senators released the following statement: “The...

Bryan Murray Addresses the Filatov Situation

This afternoon, Bryan Murray held a media scrum to update everyone on today’s Nikita Filatov happenings. As always, my comments are in bold. Enjoy. Q: Can you update us on Filatov? A: “Well, he’s being loaned back to Central Red Army in Russia of the KHL. After a fair amount of discussion with him, we had (to make) a determination of whether to return him to Binghamton...

Senators D Gonchar questionable vs. Canucks

Ottawa Senators defenseman Sergei Gonchar is listed as questionable against the Vancouver Canucks Saturday. Gonchar left Thursday’s game against the New Jersey Devils with a upper-body injury. The Senators had the day off Friday and the team did not give any updates on Gonchar’s status. Gonchar has two goals and 17 assists for Ottawa this season.

Travis Yost: 88:22: A Bad Look for the Ottawa Senators Organization

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter and Facebook! -- Cryptic blog title? Only to those who haven't been following the Nikita Filatov situation closely enough. Believe it or not, 88:22 is the total ice time skated by the twenty-one year old from Moscow, Russia during his brief tenure with the Ottawa Senators. Filatov was brought in via trade during the 2011 off-season,...

West Coast Express: 5 Reasons to Hate the Ottawa Senators

It’s 2011 Vancouver Canucks vs. Ottawa Senators (West vs. East) smack talk time. Next up is the Sens, and Richard has 5 reasons he can’t stand their hockey team. It seems strange but the Ottawa Senators don't usually sell out. The problem is they have no identity. What about their fateful decision to keep Wade Redden over Zdeno Chara. How's that look now?

Video: Will Foligno face a ban for this hit? How about this one?

The Ottawa Senators have been on Nick Foligno to be tougher, so there had to be some part of them that didn't exactly mind the show of physicality he put on versus the Vancouver Canucks Friday night. However, struggling as they are right now, the last thing Ottawa needs is for an important member of their forwards corps to miss time with a suspension for a headshot. And after...

Filatov 'gamble' isn't over yet, Senators GM says

Nikita Filatov, who couldn't find his stride with the Ottawa Senators, has been loaned to Central Red Army of the Kontinental Hockey League for the remainder of the season (Francois L...

Filatov headed back to Russia

Ottawa Senators forward Nikita Filatov is reportedly heading back to his native Russia.

Vancouver Canucks (17-10-1) at Ottawa Senators (13-12-4), 7 p.m. (ET)

The surging Vancouver Canucks will shoot for a fourth consecutive victory when they visit the Ottawa Senators for tonight's battle at Scotiabank Place.
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