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Chiasson anxious for fresh start with Ottawa Senators

It was only a practice, a split-squad practice at that, but Alex Chiasson says he felt some jitters before stepping on the ice Saturday with his new Ottawa Senators teammates for the first time. “To be honest, I did have a little bit of butterflies coming into this,” said Chiasson, the one NHL player included in the trade which sent Jason Spezza to the Dallas Stars on Canada...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Senators' Cody Ceci ready to prove he deserves a spot

- Cody Ceci is taking nothing for granted. Despite playing 49 games for Ottawa last season as a rookie, the former first rounder knows there are some numbers working against him. Seven other defenceman have one-way contracts while Ceci is still on his entry level deal. That means he can be sent to Binghamton without having to clear waivers. "It's no secret I'm the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Ottawa Senators

As we continue our 2014-15 season previews, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres and Florida Panthers. Now, let’s look at the Ottawa Senators. With a couple veteran leaders now gone, the Sens will look to their young leaders to … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Ottawa Senators appeared first on Committed Indians.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Elliotte Friedman Speaks: Bobby Ryan issue, Melnyk approached by prospective buyers,

Last night I received an interesting tweet from a reader who happened to listen to Elliotte Friedman’s interview on the Fan 960. @6thSens http://t.co/2eNQpHKjjz from 4:25 to 9:20 Friedman hits on a lot of Sens issues…not a lot of positivity there. — LeDoweski (@C_LeDoweski) September 20, 2014 Given the very public spat between Marc Methot, his agent and the organization...
Via The 6th Sens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Likely To Be Traded

from Allan Muir of Sports Illustrated, So, which players are most likely to be dealt this season? Put it this way: If you're thinking of buying a new jersey, you might want to hold off before having it personalized with the name and number of any of these guys. ​BOBBY RYAN, LW, OTTAWA SENATORS: The Sens have lost two top players — Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Methot still wants to stay with Ottawa Senators

Marc Methot tried to calm the waters as the players reported for medicals Thursday at the Canadian Tire Centre. Everybody relax. A day after Ottawa-based agent Larry Kelly and Senators assistant GM Pierre Dorion had a public dispute over where Methot's contract talks stand, the Ottawa defenceman put up a brave face. After telling the Sun he felt the Senators may be trying...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

“Negotiation 101 in Bad Faith”: Dorion on the Methot Negotiations

Pretty fitting that Rideau View Golf Club was the scene where Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion teed off on the comments made by Marc Methot and his representative Larry Kelly at today’s Bell/Senators Charity Golf Classic that unofficially signals the start of the Senators’ training camp. The comments from Methot’s camp were featured in an article by Don Brennan...
Via The 6th Sens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Methot Wants To Stay In Ottawa But Do The Senators Want Him?

from Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun, The Senators and Marc Methot are just $300,000 per year apart in negotiations on a contract extension. It seems to be either a very workable gap or an excuse for Ottawa to solve its blueline logjam by trading the veteran defenceman. Methot is beginning to think the latter. "It's at the stage where I'm really not comfortable...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eugene Melnyk Speaks on Toronto Airwaves: Lockout, Money, Expectations

Whenever Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk makes an appearance on the Fan 590‘s ‘Prime Time Sports’, it’s always a relatively interesting affair – mostly because the hosts do an exceptional job poking, prodding or manipulating the owner to go off on tangents, say over the top things or riff on whatever’s been bothering him lately. So with that in mind, it was incredibly...
Via The 6th Sens
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators’ prospect is “ready to be with men on a nightly basis”

Ottawa Senators’ prospect Curtis Lazar could have phrased his statement on gaining muscle a bit better. When asked about his size and competing at the NHL level, Lazar went with this awkward comment: Curtis Lazar on gaining some muscle weight: "I feel like I'm ready to be with men on a nightly basis" #Sens — Paul (@Sens_Army_) September 12, 2014 Oh my. Assuming...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators will test “European style” section for fans

European hockey is well known for their incredibly loud cheering sections and raucous fans. These fans typically stand the entire game and resemble some of the wildest groups you may have seen on a broadcast of European Soccer. This unique experience hasn’t transitioned over to the NHL, but the Ottawa Senators are trying to change that. For 10 games, the Senators will dedicate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

B-Sens Stock Up On Experience

The Binghamton Senators, AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators, have resigned veteran defensemen Alex Grant and Patrick Mullen for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Both of which were acquired at the 2013-14 trade deadline in an effort to add some experience to the then young team. Grant totaled 10 points in 19 games with Binghamton. Mullen had 12 points in 20 games with the B-Sens. Both...
Via Beyond The Benches
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Rumors: Marc Methot, Ottawa Still Not Negotiating

Marc Methot and the Ottawa Senators still have some work to do. #485087991 / gettyimages.comThe Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch reports the Sens and Methot have not a discussion about a contract extension in two weeks. Talks between the two have reached a stalemate, as it's believed Methot wants a deal similar to what Brooks Orpik pulled this offseason, a five-year, $27.5M...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Ryan signs a contract created by a fan

Reports have suggested that Bobby Ryan is currently engaged in contract talks with the Ottawa Senators. Even with those reports, some fans are a bit anxious to get Ryan an extension before his current deal runs out at the end of 2014-15. One fan even drew up his own extension and managed to get Ryan to sign it: From the comment section today- Does this count as an extension for ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ottawa Senators Made A Mistake In Craig Anderson’s Extension

#483432801 / gettyimages.com Craig Anderson is now under contract through the 2017-2018 season after signing a three-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators worth $12.6 million. The extension means that Anderson will be Ottawa’s man between the pipes for the next three years, but unfortunately for the Senators, the numbers suggest that’s not a good thing. The decision...
Via Beyond The Benches
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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