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Bryan Murray May Use Goalie to Dump a Bad Contract

Great stuff this afternoon from Le Droit’s Marc Brassard who talked to general manager Bryan Murray about a few pressing issues concerning the Ottawa Senators. Brassard revealed some of what Murray said through a series of tweets: Bryan Murray me dit en entrevue auj. qu’il n’a pas l’intention de racheter de contrat (Colin Greening, David Legwand). 1/2 #ledroit — Marc Brassard...
Via The 6th Sens
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Andrew Hammond Signs Three-Year Extension

Once Pierre Dorion returned from the World Championships in the Czech Republic, it did not take him long to iron out the wrinkles in the contract negotiations with Andrew Hammond. This morning Hammond agreed to a three-year extension that carries an escalating salary each season. Hammond will earn $1.2 million before earning $1.35 million and $1.5 million in the remaining two years...
Via The 6th Sens
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators land Matt O’Connor

View image | gettyimages.com On Saturday March 9th, Toronto native goaltender, Matt O’Connor, 23, was expected to sign with a team in the NHL. After he reportedly said that he wasn’t going to the Edmonton Oilers, that left three teams on the table for him, the New York Rangers, the Vancouver Canucks, and the Ottawa Senators. At that time before he signed, i was thinking that...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Giving Up on Lehner

BUFFALO, NY – OCTOBER 04: Robin Lehner #40 of the Ottawa Senators warms up to play the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 4, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images) Considering all of the attention that Ottawa’s goaltending dilemma is going to generate this summer, I feel that maybe it’s time to look at the body of work of the one goaltender...
Via The 6th Sens
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts on @FriedgeHNIC’s Thoughts

In the wake of Matt O’Connor’s decision to sign with the Ottawa Senators, you just knew there were going to be some juicy morsels of information contained within Elliotte Friedman’s latest ’30 Thoughts’ column and Friedman did not disappoint. There were four Senators-related thoughts that appeared within the column, so let’s just get right to them. 5. Paul MacLean is...
Via The 6th Sens
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Win the Matt O’Connor Sweepstakes

BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 23: Matt O’Connor #29 of the Boston University Terriers looks on during the third period against the Northeastern Huskies during the 2015 Beanpot Tournament Championship game at TD Garden on February 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) After months of pursuit, the Senators have delivered their first exciting news of the...
Via The 6th Sens
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators agree to terms with free-agent goalie O'Connor

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Highly touted free-agent goaltender Matt O'Connor has come to terms with the Ottawa Senators, signing a two-year deal with the maximum bonuses allowed on an entry-level contract. O'Connor helped Boston University reach the NCAA national championship game and had offers from several NHL teams. O'Connor went 25-4-4 with a 2.18 goals-against average and .927 save...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Goalie Matt O'Connor agrees to terms with Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Highly touted free-agent goaltender Matt O'Connor has come to terms with the Ottawa Senators, signing a two-year deal with the maximum bonuses allowed on an entry-level contract. O'Connor helped Boston University reach the NCAA national championship game and had offers from several NHL teams. O'Connor went 25-4-4 with a 2.18 goals-against average and .927 save...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators Season Recap: A Season to Remember

View image | gettyimages.com This has been one crazy season for the Ottawa Senators, but it sure was a very entertaining one. They started by firing their coach Paul MacLean on December 8th, 2014. MacLean has made some questionable moves before he got fired such as changes the lines after every game or two. I don’t understand why he was doing that, but to me, it just says he...
Via TopSportsReport
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Would You Like Some Fries With That? Senators Negotiating with the Hamburglar

at Madison Square Garden on April 9, 2015 in New York City. The Senators shut out the Rangers 3-0. In his end of the season media availability, Bryan Murray acknowledged that the organization would make an offer to impending UFA goaltender and story of the season, Andrew Hammond. “Andrew Hammond is unrestricted and we will make an offer to him. We will see if he’s interested...
Via The 6th Sens
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eulogizing the 2014-15 Ottawa Senators

It happened again. Since reaching the 2007 Stanley Cup Final, the Senators are out of the playoffs before the start of the second round. It is the seventh time it has happened in the past eight years. Had you told me before the start of the season that the Senators were to endure another season in which they would clinch a wild card position only to be ousted in the first round,...
Via The 6th Sens
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators' decision on three goalies might not be a problem

Although the rise of goaltender Andrew Hammond was great for Ottawa's playoff run, it presented a problem in the form of how many goaltenders the Senators should keep going forward.Typically, teams have a starter and one back-up, but Craig Anderson, Robin Lehner and now Andrew Hammond have all proved they are great options in the crease for Ottawa. The assumption was that Ottawa...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Make A Promise to BU’s Matt O’Connor

BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 23: Matt O’Connor #29 of the Boston University Terriers looks on during the third period against the Northeastern Huskies during the 2015 Beanpot Tournament Championship game at TD Garden on February 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Back when I was in elementary school, I was approached during a recess by a girl who...
Via The 6th Sens
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Win Draft Lottery, What Now?

  Congratulations Connor McDavid, you’re about to be an Edmonton Oiler. Cheer up, will you? For the fourth time in six years, the ping pong balls went the Oilers’ way and they won the right to make the first overall selection at this year’s NHL Draft on June 26th. What does this mean for the Ottawa Senators? First of all, it’s fantastic to see McDavid land outside the...
Via The 6th Sens
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Collegiate UFA Goalie Matt O’Connor to Visit Ottawa Sunday

  BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 23: Matt O’Connor #29 of the Boston University Terriers looks on during the third period against the Northeastern Huskies during the 2015 Beanpot Tournament Championship game at TD Garden on February 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) The Ottawa Senators have been linked unrestricted collegiate free agent Matt O’Connor since...
Via The 6th Sens
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottawa’s Goaltending: Enjoying the Run While Keeping an Eye on the Future

OTTAWA, ON – MARCH 19: Andrew Hammond #30 of the Ottawa Senators skates past fans wearing Hamburglar masks during warmups prior to an NHL game against the Boston Bruins at Canadian Tire Centre on March 19, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images) Nichols: The following post was contributed by Stefan Wolejszo (@StefanWolejszo...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The Perils of No-man’s Land

A day in Ottawa without there being a goaltending controversy is a day that does not exist. After missing 17 straight games with a contusion on his blocker hand, Craig Anderson made his return to the lineup Sunday night at the expense of unsustainably hot Andrew Hammond. It was a choice predicated on guessing when the unsustainably hot goaltender’s luck would run out and beating...
Via The 6th Sens
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Senators Interested in BU’s Matt O’Connor

BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 23: Matt O’Connor #29 of the Boston University Terriers looks on during the third period against the Northeastern Huskies during the 2015 Beanpot Tournament Championship game at TD Garden on February 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Senators are just one of many NHL organizations...
Via The 6th Sens
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators Plug Goaltending Hole Internally, Promote Chris Driedger

Once all of the *******, I hope Lehner and MacArthur are okay,” well wishes were made in the aftermath of last night’s dangerous collision involving Clarke MacArthur and Robin Lehner, the focus of the event shifted towards wondering how the Senators would or could respond to Lehner’s injury. With Craig Anderson already on the shelf with a bruised hand injury that is preventing...
Via The 6th Sens
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Michal Jordan scores first NHL goal as Hurricanes top Senators

  Andrej Nestrasil helped the Carolina Hurricanes get a rare road win on Monday night. Nestrasil had a goal and two assists in the Hurricanes' 6-3 victory, but a goal crease collision in the final minute of the second period cost the Senators goaltender Robin Lehner and forward Clarke MacArthur for the third period, and potentially longer. The final 54 seconds of the second period...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators match season high in goals in blowout of Oilers

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Milan Michalek had two goals and an assist, leading the Ottawa Senators over the Edmonton Oilers 7-2 on Saturday. Kyle Turris, Cody Ceci, Alex Chiasson, Mike Hoffman and David Legwand also scored as the Senators matched their season high for goals. Robin Lehner, making his eighth straight start for Ottawa, stopped 25 shots. Derek Roy and Mark Fayne scored for...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  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
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Stick Fits

The Ottawa Senators’ may have lost 4-1 to the Columbus Blue Jackets, but the story of the game had to Robin Lehner’s antics in the game’s waning minutes. After allowing the game’s fourth goal, Lehner nonchalantly flipped his stick onto the ice in disgust. At the conclusion of the game, Lehner’s frustrations materialized while skating back to the Senators bench. There...
Via The 6th Sens
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets score 4 in 3rd period to pull away from Senators

  Curtis McElhinney stopped 34 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored four goals in the third period to beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Saturday night. Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno, Scott Hartnell and Mark Letestu had the goals to help the Senators win for the second time in two nights. Erik Condra had the only goal for the Senators, also in the third period. Robin Lehner stopped...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Spezza: The Prodigal Captain Returns

Jason Spezza will play his first game in Ottawa as a member of the opposing team on Thursday as the Ottawa Senators face off with Spezza’s new team, the Dallas Stars. It will be the second of two games between the two teams, with the Stars winning 5-4 in Dallas on January 12th. The big story for this game is not a battle between two teams trying to get a playoff spot, it is the...
Via isportsweb.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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