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The 6th Sens:
In this morning's Ottawa Sun, there were two paragraphs written by Bruce Garrioch that I really took notice of. Take a look:
If the Senators are going to halt their three-game losing skid Wednesday night against the Rangers, they need more production from everybody — especially Butler, who has yet to score a goal in the six games he’s played this season.
Troubled by a groin injury that slowed him down in training camp, Butler can’t complain he’s not getting a chance. He’s been on a line with Nick Foligno and Stephane Da Costa.
From this second paragraph, there are two conflicting beliefs at play:
Bobby Butler is being given a chance since he's receiving second line ice-time alongside Stephane Da Costa and Nick Foligno.
Bobby Butler doesn't have the best opportunity to succeed because he's playing alongside Stephane Da Costa and Nick Foligno.
In 36 games last season, Butler posted 10 goals and 21 points while averaging 15 minutes and 25 seconds of ...
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Andrew Gross at Rangers Rants reports that Zenon Konopka says the Senators are stilled ticked off about Wojtek Wolski's hit to the head on Daniel Alfredsson during the teams last meeting a week and a half ago that left the Ottawa captain with a concussion and out of the line-up since..."Sure there is," Konopka said when asked if there would be bad blood tonight. "...
If you're looking for reasons that the Ottawa Senators are hovering around .500 instead of the basement, look no further than the play of their top line, most notably centre Jason Spezza, whose 15 points have him tied for ninth in league scoring.
But Spezza isn't just leading the Senators in terms of offensive production (or double zees). He's also the league's...
With his team off to a somewhat inflated surprising 7-7-1 start to the season, Senators GM Bryan Murray spoke to Steve Lloyd and Jason York on Team 1200's Healthy Scratches program. Q: On Daniel Alfredsson's health: - He is feeling a lot better actually. I just had him in here about an hour ago and talked to him briefly. He feels actually 'real good' he said. It&...
Opponent: Ottawa Senators (7-7-1)
Leading Scorer: Jason Spezza (6-9-15)
Goaltender: Craig Anderson (3.50 GAA, .890 SV%)
Rangers Projected Lines:
Ruslan Fedotenko-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik
Brandon Dubinsky-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan
Artem Anisimov-Brian Boyle-Brandon Prust
Sean Avery-Erik Christensen-Andre Deveaux
Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto-Mike Sauer
Zack Smith has found a comfort zone on a line with Chris Neil and Kaspars Daugavins, and is also earning extra ice time as a member of the Senators penalty-killing unit (Photo by Grai...
Back on October 29, the Ottawa Senators came back from a 4-1 defecit to defeat the New York Rangers by a score of 5-4 in a shootout at Madison Square Garden.
Fast forward a few weeks later and the Blueshirts are a much different hockey club. The team is currently on a 4-game winning streak and is playing more responsibly in their own zone and when it comes to discipline.
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators today reassigned forward Nikita Filatov to the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.
Filatov, 21, has played six games with the Senators this season, recording one assist and two p...
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In the midst of a three-game losing streak, the Ottawa Senators are hopeful that a little home cooking before a lengthy road trip can help end the slide. The challenge comes in the form of the red-hot New York Rangers, who have surged into respectability with a four-game winning streak of their own.
The last battle between these two...
The New York Rangers (7-3-3) visit the Ottawa Senators (7-7-1) at Scotiabank Place tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 92Live Stream:http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/91015/1/watch-ottawa-senators-vs-new-york-rangers.htmlProbable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikDubinsky-Richards...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators tonight at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.), in their second of four meetings this season. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and fifth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 7-3-3 (17 pts). The Rangers enter tomorrow’s contest having defeated the [...]
The streaking New York Rangers will take aim at a fifth consecutive victory when they visit the struggling Ottawa Senators for tonight's battle at Scotiabank Place.
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The Rangers face-off against the Ottawa Senators tonight at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.), in their second of four meetings this ...
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Erik Karlsson and the Senators have proven they can win the tight one-goal games. And they're confident they can quickly bounce back from a pair of close weekend losses (Photo by An...
Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson is optimistic about the direction his recovery from a concussion is taking, but can't say yet when he'll be ready to return to game action (Photo by...