Found April 19, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
  Senators prospect Jakob Silfverberg just won the SEL title, and scored the game-winning goal in the process. Once again he did it with a shot labeled for the top corner, and once again he was one of the most dangerous players on the ice for his Brynäs, beating the Anders Forsberg-coached Skellefteå, four games to two.Not only did that one goal help capture the Championship, it also established a new Swedish Elite League record for goals in the playoffs with 13. Daniel Alfredsson's old record of 12 goals had stood since 2005. While all that is nice, that’s not the most burning topic related to Silfverberg on the minds of Sens fans right now. As the club is tied 2-2 with the New York Rangers in the conference quarters, having struggled to create and finish off scoring chances at times, the question is what Silfverberg’s status is, and whether or not he can and will come over to play for the Sens. Silfverberg signed a contract last summer, so he is very much eligible to p...

Coming to America: Jakob Silfverberg

Besides a one-way ticket to North America, the only other thing that Senators prospect Jakob Silfverberg will buying soon is a bigger cabinet to house his Swedish Elite League (SEL) hardware. After being recognized as the SEL's most valuable player and youngest since Peter Forsberg, you can now add SEL playoff MVP and champion to his resume. It's quite the list of accomplishments...

Concussion sidelines Sens star in Game 4

Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson did not participate in Wednesday's morning skate and is not expected to be in the lineup for Game 4 of the team's opening-round playoff series against the Rangers. Alfredsson sustained a concussion on a hit from Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin during Game 2 at Madison Square Garden Saturday. Hagelin received a three-game suspension....

The Hoff is Taking Turns on the Second Line

In somewhat of a confounding decision, head coach Paul MacLean has opted to give black ace Mike Hoffman turns on the second line's line rushes spelling Bobby Butler. Given Butler's strength of play in Monday night's game, a game that many would concede was one of Butler's best, one has to wonder whether this is some kind of psychological ploy designed to keep Butler...

What the Ottawa Senators have given us during the 2011-2012 Season

No matter how the rest of the Ottawa Senators series plays out vs. the New York Rangers the time is right for the hockey world to both recognize and thank the Senators for what has been one of their most amazing seasons.Let’s begin with the most telling statement of what was expected from the Ottawa Senators by hockey experts in their 2011-2012 pre-season rankings: “Ottawa has...

Senators poised to pull off upset

With their injured captain out and the team down two goals less than six minutes into Game 4, the Ottawa Senators looked to be in serious danger of falling behind 3-games-to-1 while on the verge of being a first-round casualty vs. the top-seeded New York Rangers.A few hours later, that all changed.Kyle Turris’ game-winner 2:42 into overtime completed the improbable comeback on...

Senators' Alfredsson ruled out for Game 5 vs. Rangers

Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson did not accompany his team to New York for Saturday's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series verus the Rangers. Alfredsson, who has missed the last two contests with a mild concussion, did not participate in practice on Friday. Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin will serve the final contest of his three-game suspension after...

Senators level series with Rangers

Kyle Turris scored 2:42 into overtime as the Ottawa Senators beat the visiting New York Rangers 3-2 to level their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at two games apiece. Turris accepted a drop pass from rookie Jim O'Brien and wristed a shot from the left faceoff circle which beat Henrik Lundqvist under the crossbar for the Senators' first home playoff victory since...

Staal Could Be Suspended for Hit on Spezza

During the second period last night, Marc Staal nailed Jason Spezza with an unpenalized high hit that forced the Senators center to leave the game for a short while... To watch on YouTube, click here.Here's Staal on the hit (via ESPN NY)..."My read was that he had the puck pulled to the outside. I kind of bit on it and he pulls right back into me and his head...

Girardi, McD Shutting Down Ottawa

Through the first three games of the Rangers/Senators series, Ottawa's top scorers Jason Spezza and Milan Michalek have combined for just two assists. The reason? Dan Girardi and Ryan McDonagh.Here's Girardi and McDonagh's teammates on their importance to the team's success (via Richards..."Everybody's had a shot playing against them at different...

Game 4 Preview: New York Rangers vs Ottawa Senators

TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators tonight at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.; TV: MSG Plus; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. The Blueshirts lead the series, 2-1, following a 1-0 win in Game 3 on Monday at Scotiabank Place. The win was New York’s 200th [...]

Video- We Have A Series Between The New York Rangers And Ottawa Senators

Kyle Turris scored in OT to give the Senators a 3-2 victory over the Rangers. The series is now tied 2-2. Watch the Turris goal with Bob Cole making the call…
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