Found March 09, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
Senators prospect Jakob Silfverberg has enjoyed a terrific regular season, scoring 24 goals, adding 30 assists for a total of 54 points in 49 games. On Sunday, his team enters a wide-open SEL playoffs, to be followed by a spot on the Swedish World Championship team in May. This morning, Jakob talked to Måns Karlsson of Swedish site HockeySverige about his season. Here is a translation of the interview.One by one they’ve left the NHL and returned to Sweden during the middle of the season. For Bryn’s’ star Jakob Silfverberg it was a no-brainer to stay another year in the comfort of his hometown Gävle before the adventure begins in the best hockey league in the world. "It’s been very good for me to play another season at home", says the Swedish national team player. After a good season, with an impressive 34 accumulated points in the Swedish Elite League and a strong World Championship performance, the Ottawa Senators were eager to bring their golden boy over this season. J...

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...

Senators' goalie a 6-foot-7 rookie

At 6-foot-7, Ben Bishop casts an imposing figure in the Ottawa Senators' net. His teammates are more impressed with the rookie's poise and confidence than his size. Bishop made 25 saves in his home debut with the Senators, and Ottawa beat the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers 4-1 Thursday night. ''Bishop played unbelievable,'' defenseman Jared...

The Karlsson For Norris Talk

from Kevin Allen of USA TODAY, Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson has been dazzling enough this season that any discussion of his impact seems to include a comparison to the two most accomplished defensemen in NHL history. Karlsson, 21, has been compared to a young version of Swedish countryman Nicklas Lidstrom because of the way he sees plays unfolding. Also, he has a chance...

FJMing Some Erik Karlsson Norris Noise

  In today's USA Today, Kevin Allen examined the intrigue surrounding Erik Karlsson's Norris Trophy candidacy. To read the original article, you can follow the link by going here. For the purpose of this piece, it's been re-posted below. As always, my comments are in bold. Bottoms up.   Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson has been dazzling enough this season...

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.

Senators 4, Rangers 1

Ben Bishop made 25 saves in his home debut with the Senators, and Ottawa beat the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers 4-1 Thursday night. Nick Foligno had the winning goal, and Zack Smith, Kyle Turris and Jason Spezza, with an empty-netter, also scored for the Senators (36-25-8). The Rangers (42-17-7) grabbed a 1-0 lead on Ryan Callahan's first-period goal, but dropped...

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...

Rangers @ Senators (Game 66)

The New York Rangers (42-16-7) visit the Ottawa Senators (35-25-8) at Scotiabank Place starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: Bloomberg Radio 1130AM, XM 216Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):http...

Game Preview: New York Rangers vs Ottawa Senators

TOMORROW’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators tonight at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: Bloomberg Radio),  to begin a back-to-back road set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank first in the league overall, with a record of 42-16-7 (91 pts). The Rangers enter the [...]
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