OTTAWA SENATORS NEWS

Be There: #SensSummerFanFest on Sunday, August 16th

The second annual #SensSummerFanFest will take place on Sunday, August 16th at MacLaren’s on Elgin Street. Doors open at 1:00 pm, so brush up on your Senators history, put on your favourite or most obscure personalized Sens jersey and make your way down to the bar where there will lots to do. If beer, playing pool, participating in Sens trivia, listening to a hockey panel...
Via The 6th Sens
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Senators Hire Jimmy Blixt As Their New Swedish Scout

According to a report out of the Swedish tabloid newspaper Espressen, the Ottawa Senators have hired a new European scout named Jimmy Blixt who will predominantly focus on players within Sweden. And yeah, that’s Jimmy Blixt in the adorning photo that I pulled it from his LinkedIn page where I’m hoping the Senators found him, his resume and this accompanying photo. I can...
Via The 6th Sens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hoffman Arbitration Figures Released

OTTAWA, ON – APRIL 22: Mike Hoffman #68 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his game winning third period goal against the Montreal Canadiens with team mate Eric Gryba #62 in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Canadian Tire Centre on April 22, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography...
Via The 6th Sens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

50/50 Odds on Pre-Arbitration Hoffman Contract Settlement?

  Considering the timing of the season, there was plenty of good stuff contained within Wayne Scanlan’s article on the Ottawa Citizen‘s website today. Not only did Scanlan transcribe and capture awkward moments from Alex Chiasson’s post-arbitration conference call, he also shed some light on Mike Hoffman’s arbitration details. According to Scanlan, the Senators sent Hoffman...
Via The 6th Sens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arbitrator Awards Chiasson $1.2M One-Year Deal

OTTAWA, ON – OCTOBER 25: Alex Chiasson #90 of the Ottawa Senators skates with the puck against the New Jersey Devils during an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on October 25, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images) To the surprise of no one, including Alex Chiasson’s agents, family and friends, an independent arbitrator has...
Via The 6th Sens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators' Alex Chiasson awarded 1-year contract

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Alex Chiasson of the Ottawa Senators has been awarded a $1.2 million, one-year deal in arbitration on Sunday. The restricted free-agent forward and the Senators went to arbitration. Chiasson was seeking more than $2 million, the team $1 million. The 24-year-old Chiasson was part of the trade that sent Jason Spezza to the Dallas Stars last summer. He had 11 goals...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Dorion Speaks: Late on This, But You’ll Still Read It

Senators assistant GM Pierre Dorion was on the radio last week, but since I was off on an east coast road trip that lasted until Tuesday night, I figured I may as well get around to posting a transcript of his appearance on TSN 1200’s ‘In the Box’ since much of the information is still relatively fresh and pertinent. To listen to the full interview, simply scroll down to the...
Via The 6th Sens
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiasson Arbitration Figures Released

OTTAWA, ON – OCTOBER 25: Alex Chiasson #90 of the Ottawa Senators skates with the puck against the New Jersey Devils during an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on October 25, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images) The figures for Alex Chiasson’s arbitration filing was revealed yesterday morning. Not surprisingly, the Senators...
Via The 6th Sens
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators' youngster Lazar out to prove he's 'legit'

Curtis Lazar became a memorable player for the Ottawa Senators in his first season with the team, but his reputation was not due to his playing skills. Instead, Lazar was known as the rookie who was bold enough to gobble up a hamburger that was thrown on the ice during the peak of the Andrew "Hamburglar" Hammond craze this past spring.Those young kids will eat anything, right? Not...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Prince Re-Signs

The beautiful thing about technology in the year 2015 is that I can seamlessly pen blog articles from the comfort of a backseat as a few friends and I drive to the east coast. As the headline of this article states, the Senators have re-signed Shane Prince to a one-year, two-way contract that will pay him an NHL salary of $700,000 or $120,000 if he plays in Binghamton. Blogging from...
Via The 6th Sens
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts on Thoughts: Edmonton’s Interest in Greening, Trading Cowen

If you haven’t realized the NHL’s news cycle was winding down as the number of free agent signing announcements dry up, Elliotte Friedman’s last ’30 Thoughts’ column of the summer should help drive that point home. Friedman spoiled his readership by expanding his article to 44 thoughts, but for other greedy fans like me, who crave whatever Senators news they can get their...
Via The 6th Sens
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday Worries: Hoffman Arbitration, A Patch, Prospect Analysis

OTTAWA, ON – APRIL 22: Mike Hoffman #68 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his game winning third period goal against the Montreal Canadiens with team mate Eric Gryba #62 in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Canadian Tire Centre on April 22, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography...
Via The 6th Sens
22 days ago  |  Discuss

A Couple More Thoughts on This Week’s Events

Thanks to the start of NHL free agency, there is a bevy of Senators-related information to get to, so there’s no better place to start than by looking at the Eric Condra fallout. Condra’s departure was the culmination of three factors: player evaluation, money, and a willingness to create opportunity for the organization’s prospects. Guess which way the story was spun the following...
Via The 6th Sens
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Condra Signs Three-Year Contract With Tampa

NEWARK, NJ – FEBRUARY 03: Erik Condra #22 of the Ottawa Senators in action against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on February 3, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Senators 2-1. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) The Ottawa Senators stuck to their guns and it cost them Erik Condra. After repeatedly being burned by offering ill-advised contracts...
Via The 6th Sens
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning sign free agent forward Erik Condra to three-year contract

TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent right wing Erik Condra to a three-year contract on Wednesday, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Condra, 6-foot, 190 pounds, played in 68 games with the Ottawa Senators last season, recording nine goals, a career high, and 23 points. He also set a career high with a plus-13 rating and ranked third...
Via Fox Sports Florida
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Sign Forward Erik Condra

Despite the predictions of the Lightning being silent on this start of Free Agent Frenzy, Steve Yzerman stayed busy and signed Ottawa Senators free agent right wing Erik Condra to a three year $1.25 million annual average contract. The five year NHL veteran totaled nine goals and 23 points in 68 games for the Sens last season. The 6.0′, 190 lbs Michigan native earned a +13 rating...
Via Lightning Shout
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Night News and Notes

Alright, hopefully you readers aren’t transcription’d out after publishing a series of interviews tonight by Bryan Murray, Pierre Dorion and Randy Lee because there’s still a ton of Senators information to get to tonight. With the 2015 NHL Draft now in the books, there’s no better place to start than by looking at the insights of prognosticators who evaluated Ottawa’s draft...
Via The 6th Sens
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Lee Speaks: Senators draft and development camp notes

At the conclusion of the 2015 NHL Draft, Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee sat down with Ian Mendes and Lee Versage to discuss the happenings on the draft floor and talk about the organization’s upcoming development camp. To listen to the interview, use the embedded player at the bottom of this post. As always, my thoughts are in bold. On what the mood is with the hockey...
Via The 6th Sens
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorion Speaks: NHL Draft, Prospects, Wideman, etc.

At the conclusion of the NHL Draft on the weekend, Senators assistant GM Pierre Dorion took the time to speak with Ian Mendes and Lee Versage about the team’s activity at the Draft. Not surprisingly, Dorion was pretty jacked up – exhibiting the excitement an Hfboards prospect-porn indulging poster. I don’t blame him considering how long and hard he and his amateur staff have...
Via The 6th Sens
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray Speaks: Draft, Prospects, Trades and Opening Up a Spot for Cowen

Alright, over the past 48 hours, there’s been a bunch of Senators related nuggets going on, so I’m going to knockout a series of articles starting with this weekend’s media availabilities. So without further ado, here’s a transcript of the interview that Bryan Murray conducted with TSN 1200 at the conclusion of the NHL Draft’s first round. To listen to the full interview...
Via The 6th Sens
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

7 Questions: Ottawa Senators Management

  Jun 26, 2015; Sunrise, FL, USA; Colin White poses for a photo with team executives after being selected as the 21st overall pick to the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center.   Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Inspired by Elliot Friedman’s 30 Thoughts Series, TheHockeyGuys brings you….7 Questions. In the 7 Questions’ series I ask...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Was trading Robin Lehner the right move by the Ottawa Senators?

View image | gettyimages.com It was a bittersweet day in Ottawa on Friday morning of June 26th, as the Ottawa Senators have announced that they have completed their goaltender deal. Robin Lehner (23) has been traded to the Buffalo Sabres. The full trade is Robin Lehner and David Legwand to the Sabres, in exchange for a 1st round draft pick this year (21st overall). Once the...
Via TopSportsReport
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Senators goalie Lehner calls out ex-coach MacLean

It was inevitable that Ottawa would trade a goalie in the offseason, and they pulled the trigger on Friday when they flipped Robin Lehner to the Buffalo Sabres. The opportunity for Lehner, a back-up in Ottawa, is wide open in Buffalo, as the team has not had a consistent goaltender in over a year.But Lehner had some parting shots for former Ottawa coach Paul MacLean before Lehner...
Via Fox Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Wideman Re-signs with Ottawa

  In some breaking news this morning, the Senators have announced that they have signed Chris Wideman to a one-year, two-way contract that will pay him an NHL salary of $600,000 if he plays in Ottawa and an AHL salary of $400,000 if he can’t stick at the parent level. If you’re Wideman, it’s a fantastic deal. Not only will he paid a significant six-figure salary regardless...
Via The 6th Sens
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators first-round pick leaves NHL commissioner hanging on handshake

Colin White, the No. 21 pick in the first round of the NHL draft, by the Ottawa Senators, made quite the first impression. In the photo above, White shakes commissioner Gary Bettman's hand as he ascends to the stage on Friday in Sunrise, Florida. But it's what he did shortly thereafter that must have brought a smile to many an NHL fan. Whenever Bettman makes an appearance at an NHL...
Via Fox Sports
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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