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The 6th Sens:
If I were to ask you, the reader, who you believed to be Ottawa's second most productive player proportionate to their even-strength ice-time, I'd imagine that you would not have a hard time coming up some familiar names. Jason Spezza? Nope, he's first. Erik Karlsson? No(rris). Ottawa's newest member of the 30-goals in one season club, Milan Michalek? No. Alfie? Wrong again. The correct answer is Nick Foligno. Yes, with 2.45 points per 60 minutes of 5v5 ice-time, Foligno trails only Spezza (2.69) but ranks ahead of Michalek (2.16), Alfredsson (2.13) and Erik Karlsson (1.71) in this metric.If you're taken aback by that. Don't worry. You're not alone. This website has never admittedly been ardent in its support of Foligno as a top six forward. Instead, we have furthered the argument that he's just a good third line player who can contribute some modest offensive totals. Over the years, whether it's been through our podcast interviews or discussion...
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NEW YORK (March 6, 2012) – Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for slashing Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim in NHL Game No. 977 on Sunday, March 4, in Sunrise, Fla., the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 14:06 of the...
Tune into Sun Sports at 7 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Ottawa Senators. NHL Lightning territory.
After an impressive stretch in which they were playing well both offensively and defensively, the Ottawa Senators are in a bit of a rut.
A matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning may help them get back on track.
Ottawa looks to sweep the season series from the Lightning...
All-Star Milan Michalek netted a natural hat trick and added an assist as the Ottawa Senators skated to a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.
Michalek scored two empty net goals late in the game for his second career hat trick and help the Senators snap a two-game slide.
Lightning goaltender Mathieu Garon was injured while making a save early in the first period...
Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson has been fined $2,500 for slashing Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim on Sunday.Karlsson unleashed a two-handed slash at 14:06 of the third period in a 4-2 loss to the Panthers and was assessed a minor penalty for slashing.The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.Karlsson leads all defenseman with 66 points this season.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Milan Michalek scored three third-period goals, helping the Ottawa Senators withstand a Tampa Bay comeback attempt and beat the Lightning 7-3 on Tuesday night.
Ottawa, which took a three-goal lead early on, went up 5-3 when Michalek scored a power-play goal at 12:12 of third. The left wing added two empty-goals, including a short-handed effort with 7 seconds...
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...
Milan Michalek scored three third-period goals, helping the Ottawa Senators withstand a Tampa Bay comeback attempt and beat the Lightning 7-3 on Tuesday night.
Ottawa, which took a three-goal lead early on, went up 5-3 when Michalek scored a power-play goal at 12:12 of third. The left wing added two empty-goals, including a short-handed effort with 7 seconds left to give him 32...
The SEL regular season came to a close Tuesday in dramatic fashion. As mentioned in my post from the weekend speculating about the possibility of Mika Zibanejad returning; his team Djurgården had matters in their own hands today. Unfortunatley a Djurgården loss combined with a late equalizing goal for Linköping to earn them a point (who'd eventually lose in a shootout in...
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...
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 [...]
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...
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...