ERIK KARLSSON NEWS

Steen's goal stands as winner as Blues come out ahead of Senators

  Clarke MacArthur had a simple explanation why the Ottawa Senators couldn't erase a one-goal deficit against the St. Louis Blues in the third period -- pure execution. Alex Steen's second-period goal stood up as the game-winner in the Blues' 3-2 victory over the Senators on Saturday. "They're making hockey plays and we're not," MacArthur said. "We're not making good passes. They...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steen lifts Blues to 3-2 win over Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Clarke MacArthur had a simple explanation why the Ottawa Senators couldn't erase a one-goal deficit against the St. Louis Blues in the third period -- pure execution. Alex Steen's second-period goal stood up as the game-winner in the Blues' 3-2 victory over the Senators on Saturday. "They're making hockey plays and we're not," MacArthur said. "We're not making...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steen lifts Blues to 3-2 win over Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Alex Steen's second-period goal stood up as the game-winner in the St. Louis Blues' 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. Maxim Lapierre and Vladimir Tarasenko also scored for the Blues (13-6-1), and Brian Elliott stopped 24 shots. Ottawa got goals from Mika Zibanejad and Erik Karlsson. Robin Lehner, making his second consecutive start, stopped 30...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Examining the best and worst puck-movers in the NHL

Perhaps the top priorities of any NHL franchise, behind goaltenders, are solid puck moving defenders. Elite center men are essential components of any winning team, however without defenders able to move the puck out of their own zone these forwards do not have as much opportunity to showcase their offensive skills. It is very difficult to attain these types of players unless they...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining the best and worst puck-movers in the NHL

Perhaps the top priorities of any NHL franchise, behind goaltenders, are solid puck moving defenders. Elite center men are essential components of any winning team, however without defenders able to move the puck out of their own zone these forwards do not have as much opportunity to showcase their offensive skills. It is very difficult to attain these types of players unless they...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hextally: Looking at Ottawa’s Shot Rates/Shooting Percentages Against

Through the Ottawa Senators’ first 17 games, the team has been chastised for their poor possession rates and the high volume of even strength shots that they’re allowing per game. The Senators are allowing 34.8 shots per game. Only the Buffalo Sabres (36.9) and Colorado Avalanche (35.1) are averaging more. Taking that one step further, I have already written about how Ottawa’s...
Via The 6th Sens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Overachieving vs. Underachieving Teams

Overachieving vs. Underachieving Teams Follow me on Twitter @cheeseheader90 Since the Philadelphia Flyers are done their almost full week off and finally play tonight against Columbus, I thought we could discuss the teams that are blowing peoples socks off and teams that have stepped in a big cow pie with no socks on! Overachievers:   #3: Ottawa Senators 8-4-4 for 20 points...
Via Puckrant.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Subject of Disdain: Senators’ Lineup Decisions and Player Usage

Regardless of how talented your favourite hockey team is or how many points separate that same team from others in the standings, all hockey fans share a common bond: we love to complain about lineup combinations and player usage. Ottawa’s no different in that regard and through the early stretches of this season, it’s been a constant complaint levied against Paul MacLean. Armchair...
Via The 6th Sens
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Karlsson provides offense as Senators down Red Wings

  Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist in the Ottawa Senators' 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Patrick Wiercioch's first goal of the season was the game winner. He moved in from the point and beat goalie Jimmy Howard with a wrist shot with less than six minutes to play. Niklas Kronwall hit a post with a drive that could have tied the game just seconds...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings edged by Senators, 3-1

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist in the Ottawa Senators' 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Patrick Wiercioch's first goal of the season was the game winner. He moved in from the point and beat goalie Jimmy Howard with a wrist shot with less than six minutes to play. Niklas Kronwall hit a post with a drive that could have tied the...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Karlsson has goal, assist in Sens' win over Wings

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist in the Ottawa Senators' 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Patrick Wiercioch's first goal of the season was the game winner. He moved in from the point and beat goalie Jimmy Howard with a wrist shot with less than six minutes to play. Niklas Kronwall hit a post with a drive that could have tied...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Johan Franzen asks Erik Karlsson to move by punching him (VIDEO)

Vine During the Red Wings’ 3-1 loss to the Senators, Johan Franzen wanted Erik Karlsson to alter his skating path and he took it upon himself to do so. Ludacris weighed in on the punch hit.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

For the Love of Buddha…Bruins Win!

In what can only be described as a bizarre month for Boston, the B’s limped into Saturday’s matchup against the Senators with a not-so-sparkling 6-6 record.  Zdeno Chara…out.  Torey Krug…out.  David Krejci – he of his own early season injury issues – was a last minute scratch and ‘replaced’ by Chris Kelly on the top line.  After struggling for an OT win against...
Via Days of Y'Orr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Senators

BOSTON — The Bruins aim for back-to-back wins for the second time this season when they host the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night at TD Garden. It’s the first meeting of the 2014-15 campaign between these Atlantic Division foes. Bruins center David Krejci missed Friday’s practice but he will play against the Senators. Krejci leads the Bruins with nine points (three goals,...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

13. Ottawa Senators at Boston Bruins. The Quest For A Winning Record.

November 1st. Luckily, I didn’t play the Halloween 2014 drinking game, where you take a shot every time you see an Elsa. Because I would have taken 42 ******* shots. I’m so glad I have two sons and have never seen Frozen. Nothing but Batman and Lego Movie for us. More importantly, the putrid month of October is over. With more injuries to the defense than active cases of Ebola...
Via Days of Y'Orr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sens’ Karlsson requests fans honor fallen heroes by wearing red

23-year-old Erik Karlsson hasn’t been the captain of the Ottawa Senators for very long, but he’s quickly proving his worthiness of wearing the “C”. Tragedy struck earlier this week in Ottawa at the parliament building, where an on-duty soldier, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, was shot while guarding the War Memorial. Today, the Senators will be playing their first game in Ottawa...
Via Around The Rink
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL postpones Senators, Maple Leafs game after shootings

The National Hockey League announced Wednesday that the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators, scheduled for Wednesday night at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, has been postponed. From the Ottawa Police: The Ottawa Police Service and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) responded to reports of shooting incidents this morning in the downtown area. Police can...
Via Sports-Glory
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets look to stay hot on the road vs. Senators

Hashing things out in the locker room during their last game helped the Ottawa Senators to a third straight win following a season-opening loss. They'd prefer to avoid another slow start against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Senators look for Clarke MacArthur to continue doing his part Saturday night when they try to slow the Blue Jackets, who've also gotten off to a strong...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets look to stay hot on the road vs. Senators

Hashing things out in the locker room during their last game helped the Ottawa Senators to a third straight win following a season-opening loss. They'd prefer to avoid another slow start against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Senators look for Clarke MacArthur to continue doing his part Saturday night when they try to slow the Blue Jackets, who've also gotten off to a strong...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators Captain Erik Karlsson Buys ‘C’ Patches For Fans To Add To Jerseys

Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson earned a promotion this season as he now wears the “C” on his sweater as captain. Karlsson, who is known for frequently promoting kindness and positive thoughts on his Tumblr, is giving back to his fans by buying “C” patches for those who had purchased his jersey prior to him being named captain. I just purchased 1000 C's to...
Via NESN.com
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Ottawa Senators Preview: Erik Karlsson, Bobby Ryan Begin New Era

It’s a new era in Canada’s capital. The Ottawa Senators of the 2000s that were Eastern Conference contenders and reached the 2007 Stanley Cup Final are almost gone, and a new wave of players is ready to lead the franchise into a bright future. No. 1 defenseman Erik Karlsson, who already has a Norris Trophy on his resume, was named as the ninth captain in team history last week...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Karlsson Fantasy Rankings 2014 2015

Year Team GP G A PTS +/- 2009 OTT 60 5 21 26 -5 2010 OTT 75 13 32 45 -30 2011 OTT 81 19 59 78 16 2012 OTT 17 6 8 14 8 2013 OTT 82 20 54 74 -15 Erik Karlsson | Defenseman D-Men Rank:  #1 Team:  Ottawa Senators Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/31/1990 Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 180 Notes:  Erik
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators name Karlsson captain

When you’re looking for a leader, sometimes you need look no further than your best player. The Ottawa Senators did just that by naming Erik Karlsson, their stud offensive defenseman, the ninth captain in team history. From Senators owner Eugene Melnyk: Here in Ottawa I think our hockey team is fortunate to have a good […] The post Senators name Karlsson captain appeared first...
Via Two Pad Stack
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators Sign Bobby Ryan To Seven-Year, $50.75 Million Extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators signed forward Bobby Ryan to a $50.75 million, seven-year extension on Thursday. The Senators also selected star defenseman Erik Karlsson as the ninth captain in franchise history. The signing of Ryan solidifies the Senators lineup as they have Karlsson, Kyle Turris and Clarke MacArthur signed to long-term deals. The captain announcement came 15 years...
Via NESN.com
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Lee Speaks: AHL games in France, Ryan signing, Erik Karlsson’s Not Elite (?!?!)

From a washroom in the bowels of an arena bathrin Lyon, France, Senators assistant general manager joined Chris Stevenson and Steve Lloyd on TSN 1200′s ‘In the Box’, to discuss the Binghamton Senators’ trip overseas and to comment on today’s exciting news. I did not transcribe all of the interview, but if you want to give it a full listen, you can click here or listen to...
Via The 6th Sens
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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