ERIK KARLSSON NEWS

Surging Senators beat Sharks for 5th straight victory

  Mike Hoffman scored a power-play goal to break a tie midway through the third period, and the Ottawa Senators rallied from a pair of deficits to post their fifth straight win, 4-2 over the reeling San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Hoffman added an empty-net goal, and Erik Karlsson and Mark Stone also scored for the Senators, who completed a California sweep. Andrew Hammond followed...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators beat Sharks 4-2 for 5th straight victory

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Mike Hoffman scored a power-play goal to break a tie midway through the third period, and the Ottawa Senators rallied from a pair of deficits to post their fifth straight win, 4-2 over the reeling San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Hoffman added an empty-net goal, and Erik Karlsson and Mark Stone also scored for the Senators, who completed a California sweep...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Have Ottawa’s Struggles Defined the Team As One of the NHL’s Worsts?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Erik...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Turris has goal, 2 assists to lead Senators past Panthers

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Kyle Turris had a goal and two assists to lead Ottawa to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, giving the Senators consecutive wins for the first time in seven weeks. Bobby Ryan, Erik Karlsson and Curtis Lazar also scored for Ottawa, and Andrew Hammond made 21 saves for his second win in two NHL starts. Aleksander Barkov scored for the Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers fall to Senators, miss chance to leap into playoff position

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist to lead Ottawa to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, giving the Senators consecutive wins for the first time in seven weeks. Bobby Ryan, Erik Karlsson and Curtis Lazar also scored for Ottawa, and Andrew Hammond made 21 saves for his second win in two NHL starts. Aleksander Barkov scored for the Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers fall to Senators, miss chance to leap into playoff position

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist to lead Ottawa to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, giving the Senators consecutive wins for the first time in seven weeks. Bobby Ryan, Erik Karlsson and Curtis Lazar also scored for Ottawa, and Andrew Hammond made 21 saves for his second win in two NHL starts. Aleksander Barkov scored for the Panthers...
Via Fox Sports Florida
11 days ago  |  Discuss

There Is Always Next Year

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, “No question, (Murray)’s disappointed at how the team has fared this season, but he also thinks the Sens can quickly turn that around next season.” The quote was pulled from Pierre Lebrun’s article detailing what Ottawa may do or intends to do at the deadline. The short story is that Lebrun characterizes Ottawa has been classified...
Via The 6th Sens
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Methot re-signs; defensemen will come at a premium come deadline time

The NHL trade deadline is usually one of the most fun parts of the season. It’s a time for every fan to speculate what their team might do; who they might move or whether or not they’ll pick up a piece to make a run for Lord Stanley’s Cup. As is the case every season, defensemen are highly sought after. A team can never be “too deep” on defense, needing every able blueliner...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators slip past Sabres on Michalek's goal in third

  Milan Michalek scored at 12:15 of the third period and Robin Lehner made 35 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Tuesday night. Erik Karlsson also scored for the Senators, who snapped a three-game skid. Tyler Myers scored Buffalo's goal as the Sabres dropped to 1-8 in their past nine home games. Buffalo has the fewest standings points in the NHL with 35...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators score in a flurry, rout Coyotes

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Mark Stone, Bobby Ryan,Erik Karlsson and Mika Zibanejad each had a goal and an assist, helping the Ottawa Senators break away from the Arizona Coyotes 7-2 Saturday. Marc Methot added three assists for the Senators. It was 1-all before Ottawa scored four times in 5 minutes. Milan Michalek broke the tie with 3:09 left in the second period and Stone made it 3-1. Ryan...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick 4-goal spurt sparks Senators in rout of Coyotes

  Mark Stone, Bobby Ryan and Erik Karlsson each had a goal and an assist, helping the Ottawa Senators break away from the Arizona Coyotes 7-2 Saturday. Marc Methot added three assists for the Senators. It was 1-all before Ottawa scored four times in 5 minutes. Milan Michalek broke the tie with 3:09 left in the second period and Stone made it 3-1. Ryan's shot from the top of the...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators score in a flurry, rout Coyotes 7-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Mark Stone, Bobby Ryan and Erik Karlsson each had a goal and an assist, helping the Ottawa Senators break away from the Arizona Coyotes 7-2 Saturday. Marc Methot added three assists for the Senators. It was 1-all before Ottawa scored four times in 5 1/2 minutes. Milan Michalek broke the tie with 3:09 left in the second period and Stone made it 3-1. Ryan's shot...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The Need For A More Balanced Defence

BOSTON, MA – JANUARY 3: Kyle Turris #7 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his goal with Patrick Wiercioch #46 and Erik Karlsson #65 in the second period at TD Garden on January 3, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Balance is important in life. I blame those old Body Break commercials for imbuing this lesson into me at an early age. Diet. Work and...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Karlsson scores 2 goals to help Senators edge Maple Leafs

  Erik Karlsson scored two goals to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 win over the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. Mike Hoffman and Mika Zibanejad also scored for the Senators (19-18-9), and Craig Anderson stopped 37 shots. David Clarkson, Nazem Kadri and James van Riemsdyk had goals for the Maple Leafs (22-23-3), who head into the NHL All-Star break on a six...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Senator Erik Karlsson missed on a huge check attempt of NYR's JT Miller, decked himself

Ottawa Senators defensemen Erik Karlsson whiffs on huge checking attempt on New York Rangers forward J.T Miller.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pageau's first of season helps Senators get past Canadiens

  Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored his first goal of the season to help lead the Ottawa Senators past the Montreal Canadiens 4-1. Mika Zibanejad, Erik Karlsson and Erik Condra also scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson stopped 25 shots in his 399th game and has allowed two goals or less in eight of his last 10 starts. Max Pacioretty scored the lone goal for the Canadiens as Dustin Tokarski...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chasing the Second Wild Card Seed: Sens Still Trying to Add

As his team readies itself to play the Dallas Stars in the final game of this current four-game road trip, Senators general manager Bryan Murray took some time away from the organization’s scouting meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to speak with the Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch Murray’s comments were essentially catalogued in two separate articles outlining how: 1) consistency...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators Actively Looking for Erik Karlsson’s Next Partner?

According to the Ottawa Sun‘s Bruce Garrioch, the Senators may be venturing into the trade market to find a defensive partner for Erik Karlsson. If true, it speaks volumes for where the organization think Marc Methot’s recovery is at. Methot, who was activated off the injured reserve (IR) back on December 4th, played in two games before suffering a setback and re-aggravating...
Via The 6th Sens
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoffman scores twice to help Senators down Ducks

  Mike Hoffman scored two goals and Erik Karlsson had two assists Friday night as the Ottawa Senators beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2. Kyle Turris added a goal and an assist, and Milan Michalek, Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad also tallied for the Senators (14-12-6). Ottawa won back-to-back games for the first time since early November. Craig Anderson made 32 saves to record his second...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Hoffman scores two goals in Senators' win over Ducks

Mike Hoffman scored two goals and Erik Karlsson had two assists Friday night as the Ottawa Senators beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2. Kyle Turris added a goal and an assist, and Milan Michalek, Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad also tallied for the Senators (14-12-6). Ottawa won back-to-back games for the first time since early November. Craig Anderson made 32 saves to record his second straight...
Via Fox Sports West
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sens G Robin Lehner Misplays Puck, Erik Karlsson Saves Empty Net Goal

Ottawa Senators goalie Robin Lehner went to play the puck in what seemed to be a pretty run-of-the-mill play when things went completely wrong. Lehner’s clearing attempt was blocked by Brad Marchand and Lehner tried to stop Marchand by diving at him/falling down and it clearly didn’t work. Fortunately for Lehner, Erik Karlsson stayed home […] The post Sens G Robin Lehner Misplays...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Did the Ottawa Senators Fire Paul MacLean?

The Ottawa Senators were expected to be, at best, a playoff bubble team this season. They traded away Jason Spezza and essentially replaced him with David Legwand. There was a leadership shake-up since the departure of Daniel Alfredsson and the naming of Erik Karlsson as captain. Guys like Bobby Ryan and Kyle Turris were expected […] The post Why Did the Ottawa Senators Fire Paul...
Via Two Pad Stack
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul MacLean fired as coach of Ottawa Senators after an 11-11-5 start

OTTAWA, Ontario -- The Senators have fired coach Paul MacLean after an 11-11-5 start - the first coaching dismissal in the NHL this season. Assistant Dave Cameron is considered the leading candidate to become interim coach. An overtime victory Sunday night against Vancouver was not enough to save MacLean's job. Ottawa is 10th in the Eastern Conference. The Senators made the playoffs...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Karlsson scores in OT to lift Senators over Canucks

  Erik Karlsson scored 1:21 into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. Mike Zibanejad had two goals and two assists, David Legwand also scored and Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots for the Senators. Ottawa rallied from three goals down to snap a five-game losing streak (0-4-1). Radim Vrbata, Kevin Bieksa and Brad Richardson...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Karlsson scores in OT as Senators beat Canucks 4-3

OTTAWA (AP) Erik Karlsson scored 1:21 into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. Mike Zibanejad had two goals and two assists, David Legwand also scored and Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots for the Senators. Ottawa rallied from three goals down to snap a five-game losing streak (0-4-1). Radim Vrbata, Kevin Bieksa and Brad Richardson...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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