MILAN MICHALEK NEWS

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
2 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoffman scores 2, Senators beat Ducks 6-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Melnyk Speaks: LeBreton Flats, the Budget, Grandmothers Diagnosing Mumps

Speaking at his annual ‘Skate for Kids’ charitable event yesterday, Senators owner bravely donned a number ’11’ Melnyk jersey (note: to commemorate his 11th year owning the Senators) and touched upon a number of prevalent matters relating to the team. If you want to watch Melnyk’s full availability, you can do so by scrolling to the bottom of this post where it is embedded...
Via The 6th Sens
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins slip past Senators 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) Christian Ehrhoff scored with 1:50 remaining in the third period to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. With the win, the Penguins avoided losing consecutive games in regulation this season and lifted their record against Atlantic Division teams to 8-0-1. Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter also scored for Pittsburgh. Milan Michalek...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Melnyk Speaks: Bryan Murray Succession Plan, Tried to Sign Alfie as UFA, Alfie Retirement Plans

Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has been conspicuously absent from the airwaves since his team’s season started, but today he made his presence felt by appearing on the 5:00 pm hour of the Fan 590‘s ‘Prime Time Sports’. Maybe it’s Bob McCown’s platform and national reach, but for whatever reason, the host has always had this effect on the owner that causes him to open and...
Via The 6th Sens
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dorion Raising Eyebrows: Scouts Two Games Last Week

Sportsnet‘s Elliotte Friedman published a weekend edition of his ’30 Thoughts’ column and within it he had a number of thoughts pertaining to the Ottawa Senators. One drew on his own experiences to relay the same message that Bryan Murray conveyed to Michael Farber in his admission that he had stage four cancer. Do not take your health for granted. Get regular check ups and...
Via The 6th Sens
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators beat Maple Leafs 4-3 in shootout

TORONTO (AP) Milan Michalek scored the winning shootout goal in the Ottawa Senators' 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night in a split-squad exhibition game. Shane Prince, Alex Chiasson and Ryan Dzingel scored in regulation for Ottawa, and Robin Lehner made 24 saves. Nazem Kadri, Jake Gardiner and James van Riemsdyk scored for Toronto. James Reimer stopped all...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators Depth Chart 2014 2015

Ottawa Senators C 1. Kyle Turris  2. David Legwand  3. Mika Zibanejad  4. Zack Smith  5. Jean-Gabriel Pageau  L 1. Clarke MacArthur  2. Milan Michalek  3. Colin Greening  4. Mike Hoffman  R 1. Bobby Ryan  2. Alex Chiasson  3. Mark Stone  4. Chris Neil  ...
Via NHL Trade Rumors
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

C.R.E.A.M

The Ottawa Senators will spend when the time is right. If you’ve followed the Ottawa Senators of the past two seasons, you’ve no doubt been assured this by ownership and management alike. You’ve been warned frivolous spending does not build contenders, but rather smart spending. Senators owner and horse enthusiast Eugene Melnyk has referenced the deadline acquisition of forward...
Via The 6th Sens
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray Speaks: Spezza Trade, Bringing Michalek Back, Blergh

For the second consecutive season, Senators general manager Bryan Murray addressed the media following the departure of a Senators captain on the first day of NHL free agency. Listening to Murray speak, it’s the most frustrated that I can recall hearing him over the past few years, so with that in mind, I highly recommend giving the full availability a listen using this link or...
Via The 6th Sens
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators Re-Sign Michalek: 3-years, $4M per season

Having missed out on signing Benoit Pouliot, who ultimately signed a five-year deal worth $4 million per season with Edmonton, the Senators announced that Milan Michalek was re-signed. Milan Michalek has agreed to a three-year extension at $4 million per-season. #Sens — Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) July 1, 2014 I’ve already made my feelings on Michalek be known. Here’s a snippet...
Via The 6th Sens
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Free Agent and Trades Tracker

Hello! Welcome to our rolling list of recently sign, re-sign and traded players! I won't post times but you can bet these are in chronological order, the top being the first, and the bottom being the most recent. Please keep this page reloaded as we bring the latest happenings to you!Tuesday, July 1stFirst, here's my recap of what transpired prior to today's frenzy. Jason Spezza...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators Re-Sign Milan Michalek by   Bradshaw Furlong

It didn’t take long for Milan Michalek. After deciding to test the waters, Michalek found it best to return to Ottawa on a three-year deal worth $4 million per season. Michalek, 29, was drafted sixth overall in 2003 by the San Jose Sharks. He played four seasons with the Sharks with his best season being 2006-07 where he had 66 [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Senators Met with Benoit Pouliot Today

“We need four forwards right now. That’s not including Jason. I was hoping that Jason would give us one but we need a couple of other forwards. We need two left wingers, we need a centre if Jason’s not here. There are a couple of spots open on the hockey club.” ~ Senators general manager Bryan Murray speaking on day two of the 2014 NHL Draft. Two days after revealing that...
Via The 6th Sens
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Free Agents that Nashville should target tomorrow

With Free Agency beginning at 11am central time on July 1st, Nashville will most likely be diving into the deep end with the proverbial “Great Whites” this year to land themselves a bonafide number one center to pair up with James Neal. With news out on Sunday that the Predators nearly had a deal to bring Vincent Lecavalier in from Philadelphia, it’s another reminder that David...
Via The Predatorial
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray Speaks: 4:00 pm Media Availability This Afternoon

Bryan Murray met with the NHL media at 4:00 pm this afternoon to discuss, amongst other things, the Jason Spezza sweepstakes and the NHL Draft that occurs tomorrow night. To listen to the interview, you can follow this link or listen to the embedded audio at the bottom of this post. As always, my thoughts are in bold. On what the last couple of hours have been like in terms of phone...
Via The 6th Sens
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Did the Offence Go: Sens Set to Lose Hemsky, Michalek and Spezza?

When news broke this afternoon that Milan Michalek was listening to other offers, as is his right under the parameters of the CBA leading up to the start of unrestricted free agency on July 1st, it affirmed what Senators fans already knew – the Senators were always in a realistic position to lose their most productive line. Having spurned Ottawa’s three-year, $10 million offer...
Via The 6th Sens
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray Speaks: Spezza’s Market, Trade Scenarios, Michalek Offer

As Bryan Murray enters his final preparation phase for the NHL Draft that will be held on June 27th and 28th in Philadelphia, he had a media availability with the Ottawa media today. For whatever reason, and despite the well in advance notice, SensTV and TSN 1200 both neglected to cover the event live. While I await footage of that session, Bryan Murray did make an appearance on...
Via The 6th Sens
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Insiders Discuss Senators Rumours on the Radio

There were lots of interesting bits of information relayed over the airwaves by prominent NHL insiders in the past two days. Darren Dreger appeared on “The Nielson & Fraser Show” on Edmonton’s TSN 1260 this morning and Elliotte Friedman was interviewed on Calgary’s Fan 960. I’ve transcribed the important parts of the interviews that pertain to the Senators below, but...
Via The 6th Sens
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Thursday News and Notes: Melnyk Sells Horses, Dreger Comments on Spezza Situation, Mendes Kills It

Lost in all of yesterday’s news that concerned general manager Bryan Murray publicly revealing Jason Spezza’s request for a trade was that Senators owner Eugene Melnyk released a statement indicating that he was retiring from the horse racing industry. From the press release: Eugene Melnyk, one of North America’s most accomplished thoroughbred owners, today officially announced...
Via The 6th Sens
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in UFA News: Senators A Finalist for Jiri Sekac?

Here’s something: European Sources: Jiri “Cakes” Sekac has eight NHL offers, #Devils #Flyers #Senators appear to be frontrunners for his services. — Vishal Hussain (@vishal_hussain) June 10, 2014 I have no idea when the (looks at Vishal Hussain’s Twitter bio) “voice of the Ottawa Generals radio broadcasts”became a NHL Insider source, but if Vishal Hussain has linked...
Via The 6th Sens
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Past first round draft picks

Today is game day for the Sharks as they look at go up 2-0 on the Kings before they head off to Los Angeles. But first, I wanted to look back at the past Sharks first round draft picks, but also include any notable later picks. Just to make this a bit shorter, I will begin with the 2003 draft and go all the way until 2013. As you'll see, there were some good draftees, but also some...
Via Puckrant.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators’ Milan Michalek All Smiles After Getting Leveled Into Own Bench (Video)

Dallas Stars winger Antoine Roussel should have been credited with an assist on an Ottawa Senators line change Sunday night. Early in the first period of the Stars’ eventual 3-1 win, Roussel sent Senators winger Milan Michalek tumbling into his own bench with a big check at the blue line. Michalek disappeared behind the boards momentarily but quickly popped up, smiling from ear...
Via NESN.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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