Found March 11, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
Now that his sophomore season with the NCAA’s University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks is over, the pursuit of unrestricted free agent Andrej Sustr is expected to ramp up. If we’re to believe, Pierre McGuire’s In the Crease feature for Sports Illustrated this past November, the amount of interest in the collegiate defenceman is significant. Scouts from at least 20 NHL teams have journeyed to the heartland to watch 6'8" defenseman Andrej Sustr, a 20-year-old Czech-born sophomore at Nebraska-Omaha. If the basic rules of supply and demand didn’t give Sustr enough leverage in contract negotiations with NHL teams, the threat – like Bruce Garrioch pointed out on Twitter – that he could return to school for his junior year could move desperate teams to give him the money and contract perks (ie. a one-way contract) that he would be looking for. From what CBC’s Tim Wharnsby has heard, it is believed that the Senators have an interest in this defenceman. For an organization that ...

Video: Ottawa fans help anthem singer

Singer and Ottawa native Tara Holloway was booked to sing then U.S. and Canadian anthems prior to the Senators’ home game against the Sabres on Saturday night, and nerves seemed to get the better of her. During “O-Canada” she began to stumble but the Senators fans did their best to sing along with Tara so that she could complete the anthem. Pretty classy move by some solid...

Ottawa Senators Anthem Singer Tara Holloway Forgets French Lyrics to 'O Canada,' Gets Help From Crowd (Video)

Where is Mo Cheeks when you need him? Ottawa Senators anthem singer Tara Holloway was singing "O Canada" before the team's game on Saturday when she stumbled over some of the song's French lyrics. Luckily, the Ottawa crowd came to play and carried her through to the next verse. Holloway's no Rene Rancourt for sure, but she still deserves a fist pump for having...

Ottawa Senators face enviable dilemma in goal

Craig Anderson’s injured hand is healing nicely, allowing the veteran goaltender to resume practicing in full gear in Ottawa.Hot prospect Robin Lehner fared well during earlier stints this season. Newcomer Ben Bishop, acquired from the Blues organization before the trade deadline, is 2-0-1 with a 2.27 goals against average and .926 save percentage since being recalled from Binghamton...

Senators D Karlsson questionable vs. Sabres

Ottawa Senators stud defenseman Erik Karlsson is questionable for Saturday's game versus the Northeast Division rival Buffalo Sabres. Karlsson is suffering from general soreness, according to CBC's Cassie Campbell-Pascal on Saturday. The All-Star blue-liner was able to practice on Saturday morning. Karlsson, 21, has 16 goals, 51 assists and 36 penalty minutes this season.

Can A Goalie Be Too Big?

from Chris Stevenson of the Ottawa Sun, Is is possible a goaltender can be too tall? At what point does a big guy just not have the agility to be effective? Ben Bishop of the Ottawa Senators is the tallest goaltender to play in the NHL at 6-foot-7. Talking to scouts, other goaltenders and goaltending coaches, there was concern about the size of a 5-hole on a big goaltender and the...

Travis Yost: Sunday Thoughts

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter and Facebook! -- Although some are inevitably disappointed with Ottawa's inability to close the door on the desperate Ottawa Senators last night, the damage itself was minimal, as the club did manage to pick up the hated loser point. Right now, the Ottawa Senators need to simply maintain a point-per-game pace over the next twelve games...

Travis Yost: Thirty Thoughts: Trades, Free Agency, and Playoff Banter

January 26th, 2012 - Travis Yost's most recent edition of Thirty Thoughts. So, why the month-and-a-half break? Blame the Ottawa Senators for being such a competitive and - well, intriguing team. Still, there's plenty to talk about the National Hockey League - so much so, this one's probably going to be even more long-winded than usual. Apologies in advance. Let...
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