Found May 28, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
  With the NHL Combine taking place this week and executives and scouts doing their psychoanalysis of draft-eligible prospects, Senators Director of Player Personnel, Pierre Dorion, joined the Team 1200’s Healthy Scratches to talk about the process. The following is a transcript of what he said in the interview. As always, my thoughts are in bold. Q: How many interviews are you doing with prospects this year? A: We’ll be doing fifty-five this year. So we’re going to try and cover as many players on our list as we can; starting today and just go through the process. Q: Is that around what you usually do? A: Yeah, it’s around what we usually do. I think last year, we did a few more. We knew before the draft, we knew we had two picks in the first round and wound up being three. And then we had three in the second that ended up being one and then we had one early third so we knew that we’d have quite a few picks. Last year we did a few more than we’re doing this year but I stil...

Senators May Have A Goaltender Available

from Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun, The 30 GMs will gather for their annual meeting in New York Wednesday as the Stanley Cup final begins. That’s where teams will start to set the table for changes before the draft June 22-23 in Pittsburgh. While the Senators will likely try to deal blueliner Sergei Gonchar — who has one year left at $5.5 million, to make room for Erik Karlsson’s...

Senators FA Update

Here's your update: No formal contract talks with Karlsson yet; None with Filip Kuba and none with Matt Carkner. You're welcome. #Sens — Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) May 29, 2012 So there's a little morsel of information to satiate your appetite for Senators-related news. With NHL Free Agency set to open on July 1st at noon, the Senators have a slightly more than...

Ottawa Kicked the Tires on Rick Nash

Like any general manager who’s doing his job and the due diligence that goes with asking the price on any ‘big name’ player, the Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch is reporting that Bryan Murray kicked the tires on Rick Nash but balked at the asking price. Rightfully so. While the prospect of adding a legitimate scoring forward to compliment one of the team’s top two lines...
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