Found April 18, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- For the second consecutive game, the Ottawa Senators will be without their captain in Daniel Alfredsson, still recovering from a Carl Hagelin head shot that left him with his second concussion of the season. If game three is any indication, the home team could be in a bit of trouble. Although thirty-nine shots were sent in the direction of Henrik...

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....

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...

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...

Travis Yost: By the Numbers: Ottawa Taking Game to Top-Seeded New York

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- Through four games in the first-round series, the Ottawa Senators have led for precisely zero minutes and zero seconds. And yet, I think fan bases of the respective teams involved in this suddenly intriguing one-versus-eight draw would admit that the team that has yet to play with said lead has - at least through the first four matches...

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...

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 [...]

Travis Yost: Ottawa Erases Two-Goal Deficit, Beats New York in Overtime

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- The Ottawa Senators haven't held an in-game lead at any point in their series with the New York Rangers. Four games, two overtimes; 0:00 in total. Ask Paul MacLean if he cares. For the third consecutive match, the Ottawa Senators looked the better team for the majority of the night, controlling possession and hemming the New...

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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