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The 6th Sens:
#Sens to place Kaspars Daugavins on waivers today
— Jay Grossman (@Jay_Grossman) March 26, 2013
For those of you who are familiar with our podcasts, you'll know that Jay Grossman is Kaspars Daugavins' agent.
The timing of the news is some level isn't that surprising considering Daugavins essentially played one of his best games of the season last week versus the Bruins last week and was subsequently scratched for the past two games that followed.
It's no secret that Ottawa has battled injuries all season and other callups have proven themselves to be NHL-calibre players. At some point you knew that the numbers game would get congested in Ottawa. I mean, Spezza and Michalek are sidelined and the Senators still have 14 forwards (including the Dogman) who have demonstrated that they can play or fill a specific role.
Being a fourth line/penalty killing specialist who was on an inexpensive one-way deal, Daugavins could possibly be on the outside lookin...
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The Bruins made a peculiar move on Wednesday afternoon around the waiver wire.
According to reports, the B’s claimed forward Kaspars Daugavins off waivers after the Senators put the 24-year-old on waivers on Monday. Daugavins will be a restricted free agent at the end of this season, and he’s making just $635,000 this season, according to CapGeek.com.
Daugavins is no stranger...
The Bruins made a surprise pickup on Wednesday when they added former Senator Kaspars Daugavins (yes, that Kaspars Daugavins) after claiming him off of waivers. The Senators placed the 24-year-old forward on waivers on Monday.
It’s a low-risk, cheap move by B’s GM Peter Chiarelli that has the potential to give the Bruins roster a bit more depth on the bottom half. Daugavins...
I think it's safe to say that if David Dziurzynski had not been knocked out March 6 vs Toronto, Kaspars Daugavins would not have been waived yesterday. But instead we saw a reactionary trade for Matt Kassian, and a useful depth player waived and then claimed by a superior team.
AJ Jakubec suggested yesterday afternoon that the reasoning behind the waiving was a complaint...
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Win or lose, the Ottawa Senators aren't generally a team that gets out-played over sixty minutes. A handy chart showing Ottawa's shot plus-minus for every single game through March 25th kind of illustrates this -- aside from a game in Montreal two weeks ago, Ottawa's generally either been (a) the better team; or (b) a coin-flip...
Producing 13 shots at home is never going to help you with a metric dependent on shot attempts. So while last night's game was particularly poor and not really representative, the trend of the graph is clear.
With Karlsson the Senators were taking 53.0% of the shot attempts in score close situations, the past 19 games without Karlsson they've been taking 47.5%. League...
Different game, similar results.
Despite outshooting the Ottawa Senators by a significant margin in Monday night's 3-2 shootout loss, the New Jersey Devils were held to two goals or less for the fifth time in their last six games and fell short as a result.
- I thought the Devils played one of their best games of the season against the Senators. Ottawa is...
Goaltender Craig Anderson is close to playing for the first time since the Ottawa Senators last hosted the New York Rangers, but there may be no rush the way Ben Bishop and Robin Lehner have performed.
One of those two will be in net Thursday night when the Senators go for their first season sweep of the Rangers in a decade.
Anderson, the league leader with a 1.49 goals-against...
Youngster, Torey Krug might get game time tonight
I guess you could call it a busy couple of days for the Bruins. Yesterday they signed defensemen Matt Bartkowski to a one-way one-year deal. They also signed University of Minnesota-Duluth defensemen Chris Casto to an entry level deal.
Today the Bruins continued the transactions by signing the infamous Kaspars Daugavins, the one...
The Boston Bruins have claimed Kaspars Daugavins of waivers from Ottawa. After multiple years in the OHL, Daugavins spent the 2009–10 season in Binghamton, as Daugaviņš appeared in 72 games, scoring 21 goals and 46 points, however, the club failed to reach the playoffs. Daugaviņš also made his NHL debut in the 2009–10 season, appearing in one game with Ottawa. [...]
Match-up - New Jersey Devils (14-11-6) @ Ottawa Senators (17-9-6)
Road/Home records - 5-6-4 -------------- 11-2-3
TV - MSG Plus, SNET-East, TVA
Puck drop - 7:30 PM ET
Season series - Ottawa leads 1-0
Last 10: Devils 5-4-1 / Senators 5-2-3
Projected starting goalies - Martin Brodeur (NJ) vs. Ben Bishop (OTT)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Ottawa - 2...
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The big waiver claim of the day was expected to be Jussi Jokinen of the Carolina Hurricanes. It turned out to be Kaspars Daugavins of the Ottawa Senators.
Boston, who has gotten a glimpse of Daugavins here and here, decided to take a shot on the twenty-four year-old Latvian. As one astute observer pointed out, perhaps Chiarelli taking...