Found April 21, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- Undermanned and in the hostile confines of Madison Square Garden, Paul MacLean's Ottawa Senators were fighting an uphill battle from the jump. And yet, if we've learned anything about this Ottawa Senators team under the first-year bench boss, it's that they thrive under adversity. Jason Spezza potted a pair of goals, Craig Anderson stopped every on...

(Oh, ah) Silfverberg has arrived

"I'm now a very emotional Sens fan." This is the message I received from Jakob Silfverberg's older sister last night, at 4 a.m. Swedish time. It’s safe to say that the focus of the Silfverberg family has quickly shifted from the Brynäs playoff run to that of the Ottawa Senators. Same goes for the most interesting person in that family (apologies to former SEL...

No. 8 Senators stun Rangers in Game 5

Ottawa spent the first four games of its Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the New York Rangers playing from behind, but on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden the Senators finally decided enough was enough. The No. 8 seed Sens flipped the script and scored early, then held on for the final two periods, earning a hard-fought 2-0 win over the top-seeded Rangers and...

Raging Stoner: Mark Stone Set to Make NHL Debut

If today's morning skate is any indication, Senators fans will probably get a chance to watch uber prospect Mark Stone to play in his first National Hockey League game tonight. Since the 1987-88 season, only 40 teenagers have played in the postseason. Should Stone play, he will be the first teeanage player to make his NHL debut in the playoffs since Jarome Iginla did it back...

Senators captain Alfredsson making 'progress'

Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson skated Saturday and is making "progress," according to team head coach Paul MacLean. Alfredsson has been sidelined for the past two games of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the New York Rangers due to a mild concussion. He did not accompany his team to New York for Saturday's Game 5. Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin...

Video- Chris Neil Hit On Brian Boyle

No penalty on the play but some of the “web talk” called it a dirty hit. In my opinion, it may have been a little late, but holding off until a better view becomes available.

Travis Yost: Sunday Take: Chris Neil Avoids Discipline; Defending Brendan Shanahan

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- After a 2-0 shutout victory in Madison Square Garden, the Ottawa Senators have effectively pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of elimination. An eight seed about to drop the pride of the Eastern Conference in the first-round? Pretty newsworthy. And yet, the lead in the Sunday papers has shifted from the potential upset to a controversial...

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...

Chris Neil Not Suspended and Alfie Set to Return?

Much to the chagrin of the insufferable John Tortorella, Chris Neil will not face any supplementary discipline for his hit to New York Rangers forward Brian Boyle. In his post-game press conference last night, Torts drew parallels between Neil's hit and the Raffi Torres hit on Marian Hossa; even going so far as to say that Boyle had sustained a concussion and that the NHL has...

Travis Yost: Ottawa Turning to Blue Chips in Alfredsson's Absence?; Calder/Rookie Talk

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- The Ottawa Senators are en route to New York City to take on the New York Rangers in a pivotal game five, but they'll once again have to do so without the services of long-time captain Daniel Alfredsson. Alfredsson - who suffered a concussion from a head shot via Carl Hagelin in game two - has not played in a game since. The captain...

Rangers In Serious Trouble After Being Shutout in Game 5

Being that the New York Rangers were shutout 2-0 tonight by Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators in Game 5, that could be the understatement of the season. The Rangers did a much better job tonight of getting pucks on net and crashing for rebounds but Anderson turned away all 41 shots that were thrown at him for his second career shutout. The Rangers are now just one loss away...

Derek Stepan hits Chris Neil

This was from yesterday's Rangers and Senators game. Very nice check by the former Wisconsin Badger and Rangers forward Derek Stepan on the Senators forward and tough guy Chris Neil. It's a text book body check. Related articles Chris Neil will not meet the Shanahammer Anderson Blanks Rangers, Ottawa Takes Series Lead Kyle Turris helps Sens tie series...

Boyle Has Concussion (No Discipline for Neil)

Update, 10:44 a.m.:#SNPlayoffs. #Sens Neil will not face any supplemental discipline for his hit on #Rangers Brian Boyle and will be in the line up for game 6— Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) April 22, 2012 ...apparently the NHL not only favors star players when it comes to suspensions (see Shea Weber), it now includes players from Canadian teams. NHL once again bowing to pressure from...

(Video) Chris Neil's Hit on Brian Boyle

This is the hit that has everyone buzzing tonight. Senators tough guy Chris Neil hit the Rangers forward Brian Boyle with this hard hit. Rangers head coach John Tortorella was unhappy with the check after the game and said that Boyle is concussed.

Senators Can Eliminate The Rangers At Home On Monday

The Ottawa Senators beat the New York Rangers 2-0, giving them a 3-2 series lead. Jason Spezza had the only goals of the night, here is his game winner.

Rangers @ Senators (Game 6)

The New York Rangers visit the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place for Game 6 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals match-up starting at 7:00 p.m. Ottawa leads the series 3-2. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN...
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