ROBIN LEHNER NEWS

Is Goalie Competition Good For The Senators?

The Ottawa Senators just inked two goalies in the past month, each with a three-year contract. Veteran Craig Anderson signed his extension, which leaves him playing until the 2017-2018 season with a $12.6 million dollar extension. Anderson, 33, had a tough last season as his .911 save percentage (out of  53 games) left him ranking 34th among eligible NHL goalies. Robin Lehner...
Via Beyond The Benches
14 days ago  |  Discuss

All Lehner wants is a fair chance

Gone are the days when Robin Lehner would boldly declare that he was hunting down Craig Anderson for ownership of the Ottawa Senators crease. His attitude now is to let the best man win the net. “Craig is a very good goalie, but I just want a fair chance,” Lehner said Wednesday after visiting with hockey campers and signing several hundred autographs at the Bell Sensplex. “If...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Eugene Melnyk Hints at Another Contract Extension?

Breaking news regarding Ottawa’s impending 2015 UFAs is nothing new for Eugene Melnyk. After announcing hast week on TSN 1200 the Senators owner announced that the Senators had re-signed Clarke MacArthur to a five-year contract extension, Melnyk hinted this morning that more news was coming down the pipeline. Will be another great day for the @senators! Busy, busy summer… ...
Via The 6th Sens
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospecting with Pronman: Reveals Top 100 Drafted NHL Prospects

Prawnman!   Finally, we’re into the portion of the summer in which highly respected prognosticators reveal their lists of things having to do with the NHL and people just love lists that they can breakdown and analyze and dissect with their fellow friends and fans. Today ESPN Insider’s Corey Pronman revealed (note: paywall) his list of the top 100 drafted NHL prospects for...
Via The 6th Sens
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sens to begin work on new Anderson contract

Looks as though Ottawa wants to keep the Craig Anderson-Robin Lehner goalie tandem together for a while. Having already locked up Lehner to a three-year extension, assistant GM Pierre Dorion will now get to work on an extension for Anderson, the Ottawa Sun reports: Speaking in a conference call after signing Lehner to a deal that will pay him an average of $2.275 million per-season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators working to keep MacArthur, Ryan

The work is not done for Bryan Murray and the Senators. Not only did the Senators GM get a deal in place for backup Robin Lehner during a lunch Wednesday in Ottawa with representatives of Newport Sports, Murray also went to work on keeping two of his big free agents in the fold. While Newport's Craig Oster represents Lehner, Murray also took the chance to speak with Newport...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre Dorion Speaks: Lehner Contract, 2015 UFAs, Budgets, Chiasson Dominance

Last week the Senators disclosed that they would be meeting with the representatives from the Newport Sports Management to discuss contract extensions for a number of key players and for the better part of this week, news on this front has been relatively non-existent… until today when Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion conducted a series of interviews with the media...
Via The 6th Sens
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators News: Robin Lehner Gets Three Years

Ottawa's goaltending future is here to stay.#480673303 / gettyimages.comThe Ottawa Senators have a made an exciting announcement,BREAKING: #Sens agree to terms with goaltender Robin Lehner on a three-year contract.— Ottawa Senators (@Senators) July 31, 2014The new contract for #Sens Lehner has an AAV of $2.225M ($1.5M, $2.025M, $3.15M) #TheLehner— Ottawa Senators (@Senators...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Three-Year Contract For Robin Lehner In Ottawa

OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray announced today that the club has agreed to terms with goaltender Robin Lehner on a three-year contract. Lehner, 23, set a new career high in playing 36 National Hockey League games last season while establishing a new personal best in victories with a record of 12-15-6. He also set a personal and franchise high with 53 saves...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Crossroads: Contract Negotiations Update with Lehner and Impending 2015 UFAs

Finally, some Ottawa Senators news! At the media’s reveal of the new Sens House Bar and Grill on Thursday– the bar will open to the public on Monday, July 28 – majestic photos of Alex Chiasson were taken(and he bears a striking resemblance to actor Jamie Bamber from Battlestar Galactica fame, I might add) and word trickled out that the Senators were ready to get moving on contract...
Via The 6th Sens
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators News: Robin Lehner's "close to deal"

Robin Lehner's coming back the nation's capitol, he knows for how long but not the price.#480673303 / gettyimages.comAccording to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun,The #Sens are closing in on a deal with Robin Lehner. Agreed on term. Have to work out money.— Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) July 24, 2014With incumbent starter Craig Anderson still on the books for another season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Trade Andy!

This is definitely not as big of a story at the start of the off season, but it has been a thought that I have seen being mentioned.   TRADE ANDY! Don Brennan (Ottawa Sun) wrote the following article on it. This was one of Brennan's better articles and one I agree with. Here are some quotes from Brennan's article by Brian Murray. "I still think to be a good team...
Via Puckrant.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators goalie Robin Lehner stole the show in 2-1 win over New Jersey Devils

On Fan Appreciation Night, the Senators were at least able to serve up a victory. Erik Karlsson scored in the shootout to give the Senators a 2-1 victory to push the New Jersey Devils to 0-12 in the skills competition in front of a sellout of 19,240 at the Canadian Tire Centre. Robin Lehner’s 38 saves in regulation were the reason this one got to a shootout in the first place...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers can’t clinch, fall to Ottawa

The Rangers blew a golden opportunity to clinch a playoff spot last night, falling to the Ottawa Senators by a score of 3-2. Robin Lehner was the difference maker for the Sens, stopping 41 shots, including seven shot attempts in the final three minutes to keep the Rangers from getting that nice “X” next to […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators keep Rangers from clinching playoff spot

NEW YORK (AP) Robin Lehner made 41 saves and held off a furious late push by New York to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 victory that prevented the Rangers from clinching an Eastern Conference playoff berth on Saturday night.
Via FOXSports.com
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Robin Lehner’s piranha are named after Ottawa beat writers

It’s always interesting seeing what sort of relationship a player has with the various local reporters in charge of covering their team. Most players and reporters seem to have a fairly respectful relationship, with both sides reaching a mutual agreement on boundaries and confidentiality. In other cases, reporters develop a pretty bad reputation for latching on to information or...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators goalie Robin Lehner battled through struggles like a No. 1

If there was any good to come out of the injury to Craig Anderson during a critical stretch for the Senators, it's that his backup was able to be himself again. And for Robin Lehner, being himself means not being a backup. Lehner has never played second fiddle to another goalie on the same team in his life, but this season, his first full season in the NHL, he had to assume...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators get crucial win over Tampa Bay Lightning

Remember when Robin Lehner used to have problems in the shootouts? There was no evidence of them Monday at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Lehner stopped Valterri Filppula, Nikita Kucherov and Steve Stamkos, and Jason Spezza scored the only goal Ottawa would need to snap a six-game losing streak, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in the tie-breaking skills contest. “It was nice to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Sens deal Blues first home loss vs. East

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues were 2 for 2 to open the shootout. Robin Lehner was thinking, oh no, not again. The Ottawa Senators backup goalie shut the door the rest of the way and ended a career oh-fer in shootouts. "Hopefully, this will break a curse," Lehner said after Kyle Turris scored the deciding goal in the fifth round for a 5-4 Senators victory Tuesday night...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators shut out Wild to end road trip

The Senators returned home from a nine-day trip to the U.S. with something important to declare — the five points from three games that keep them alive and well in the hunt for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. A 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center actually gave them three wins and an overtime loss since they last played in Ottawa, a stretch that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lehner stops 27 shots to lead Senators to shutout win over Wild

Now that the Senators have played themselves back into contention, the hard work really begins. Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist, Robin Lehner made 27 saves for his second career shutout and Ottawa beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Tuesday night. Clarke MacArthur and Erik Condra also scored for the Senators, who head home after earning seven of a possible eight points on their...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lehner stops 27 shots, Senators blank Wild 3-0

Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist, Robin Lehner made 27 saves for his second career shutout and the Ottawa Senators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Tuesday night. Clarke MacArthur and Erik Condra also scored for the Senators, who head home after earning seven of a possible eight points on their four-game road trip. Despite controlling play and outshooting the Wild 15-3 in the...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lehner stops 27 shots, Senators blank Wild 3-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist, Robin Lehner made 27 saves for his second career shutout and the Ottawa Senators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Tuesday night. Clarke MacArthur and Erik Condra also scored for the Senators, who head home after earning seven of a possible eight points on their four-game road trip. Despite controlling play and outshooting the...
Via Fox Sports North
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

What Happened To Craig Anderson?

Last year Craig Anderson was the team’s hero. When key players such as Spezza and Karlsson were forced to sit out for the majority of the season due to injury, Anderson stepped up big, finishing the season with an astonishing .940 SV%. While it was evident that Anderson was bound to regress, it’s still a bit unnerving to see him posting a .897 SV% in what has been a rough season...
Via The 6th Sens
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The Devils Damien Brunner Muscled the Puck Away and then Deked Lehner for a Wonderful Goal

The Devils Damien Brunner, looking like an 80s muscleman, takes it away from Senators defenceman Jared Cowen before deking Robin Lehner for the gorgeous goal and a 4-1 NJ lead.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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