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For the past month, the Ottawa Senators fan base seemed resigned to a near-mathematical certainty. The defending Stanley Cup champions would be their first-round draw in the 2011-2012 post-season.
After a whirlwind of turning points, starting with Ottawa's regulation loss in New Jersey, and ending with Florida's win over Carolina at BankAtlantic, the...
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When the final buzzer ended another NHL regular season last night, the Rangers found themselves surprisingly matched-up against the Ottawa Senators.While the Senators present a tough match-up for the Rangers with players such as Spezza, Alfredsson, Michalek and Karlsson, they might also be out for revenge as there was some bad blood between the two teams earlier this season.Back...
The National Hockey League released the schedule for round one of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs today, and the New York Rangers are set to get their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series with the Ottawa Senators kicked off Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.
Here's the complete schedule:
I will have loads of series preview material here on The Rangers Tribune later...
It's safe to assume Erik Karlsson is going to post more points than any other defenseman this season. In fact, he's a remarkable 25 points up on current runner-ups Dustin Byfuglien and Brian Campbell. The question now: where will he finish among all skaters?With 78 points on the year, Karlsson is just two shy of the all-time mark for a Swedish blueliner, set by Nicklas Lidstrom...
The Ottawa Senators signed defenseman Ben Blood to a two-year entry-level contract Friday.Blood recently completed his fourth and final season of college hockey with the North Dakota Fighting Sioux. The 23-year-old amassed three goals and 18 assists in 42 games this season.Blood was drafted by the Senators in the fourth round (120th overall) of the 2007 NHL draft.
... And the 'experts' were wrong
OTTAWA – Many of you have never seen my face before. It helps that I’ve never been featured prominently on the back of an OC Transpo Ottawa Sun sports section advertisement, so I may or may not be as stupid as I look.
Nevertheless, I appear to be smarter than most, if not all of the hockey “experts.”
I can’t find anyone...
After a wild day of hockey yesterday, the Capitals jumped up to the number seven seed and will play the Bruins in the first round. For the last month it looked like the Bruins would be playing the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the 2012 playoffs, but after Ottawa’s loss yesterday and wins by both the Panthers and Capitals that all changed. Now the Bruins will have to...
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Below, some quick Ottawa Senators thoughts heading into the weekend.
-- Game eighty-two will be played Saturday afternoon v. the New Jersey Devils, and believe it or not, there's plenty on the line. With a point, Ottawa wraps up the seventh-overall seed, clinching a first-round draw with the Boston Bruins.
If Ottawa loses in...
Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson has stolen most of the headlines among NHL defensemen this year, and rightfully so. He’s having an outstanding season and has run away with the scoring title for defensemen. But quietly, Chicago’s Brent Seabrook has emerged as … Continue reading →
The playoffs are finally here and this will kick-off an eight article series taking a look at every playoff match-up. What better place to start than with the New York Rangers and the Ottawa Senators. New York Rangers Path To The Playoffs: This has certainly been an interesting season for the New York Rangers as [...]
The Rangers have truly surprised everyone this season with their performance. They currently find themselves in a battle for the President's trophy and not much else..and win it comes to first round opponents they find themselves rooting hard for the Ottawa Senators this weekend against the NJ Devils.
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