OTTAWA SENATORS NEWS

Maple Leafs-Senators Preview

The Ottawa Senators are trying to remain composed during a rough stretch. Hoping a players' meeting will provide a solution, the Senators try to avoid matching a season high with their fourth consecutive defeat Saturday night against the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs. A loser of 11 of 16, Ottawa (23-23-6) held a closed-door meeting following Thursday's 7-2 home defeat to Edmonton...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

T6S PODCAST: EPISODE 4 FT. @PROFBRUCE and @TravisYost

Well, here it is: episode four of The 6th Sens Podcast! I recorded it sans @creecher1200 (you were missed, dude), but was joined on the show by TSN.ca‘s Travis Yost (@travisyost) and founder and first owner of the Ottawa Senators, Bruce Firestone (@ProfBruce). With the revelation of the LeBreton’s Flats proposals, it was fitting to get a little perspective from Bruce on the...
Via The 6th Sens
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Eberle's 2 goals lead Oilers in 7-2 rout of Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Jordan Eberle scored twice and added an assist for the Edmonton Oilers, who started their four-game road trip with a 7-2 beating of the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Mark Fayne, Zack Kassian, Andrej Sekera, Leon Draisaitl and Brandon Davidson also scored for the Oilers. Rookie sensation Connor McDavid, playing just his second game since returning from...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Senators Preview

Connor McDavid might have provided the Edmonton Oilers with the spark needed to ignite a serious run in the right direction. The Oilers hope to build on their star rookie's triumphant return as they open a four-game trip Thursday night against the struggling Ottawa Senators. In action for the first time since breaking his clavicle against Philadelphia on Nov. 3, McDavid had a...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Melnyk Speaks Again: LeBreton with Ian Mendes

Following his appearance on CFRA’s ‘Ottawa Now with Evan Solomon’, Senators owner Eugene Melnyk made an appearance as part of tonight’s Senators pre-game show where he was interviewed by TSN 1200’s Ian Mendes. To listen to the interview, you can scroll to the bottom of this post where there’s an embedded audio player. Without further ado, my thoughts are in bold. On...
Via The 6th Sens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Melnyk Speaks: Talks LeBreton with CFRA’s Evan Solomon

In another round of afternoon radio hits, Senators owner Eugene Melnyk took to the local airwaves tonight to respond to recent reports that DCDLS was prepared to buy the Senators if the opposing RendezVous group lost the LeBreton Flats bid. Melnyk jumped on with CFRA’s Evan Solomon and it was an excellent interview. Rather than let Melnyk go on at length about certain issues,...
Via The 6th Sens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sens Recall Dziurzynski and McCormick

BOSTON, MA – DECEMBER 29: David Dziurzynski #59 of the Ottawa Senators and Zac Rinaldo #36 of the Boston Bruins fight during the third period at TD Garden on December 29, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Over the past few weeks, we’ve been treated to a number of quotes from members of the organization, Erik Karlsson included, who have championed...
Via The 6th Sens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Penguins Preview

PITTSBURGH (AP) - So what if the calendar reads early February? The way the Pittsburgh Penguins figure it, the playoffs have already started. Pittsburgh took a modest three-game winning streak into the All-Star break, part of a 5-1-2 surge that moved the Penguins into the Eastern Conference's eighth and final postseason spot. The solid two-plus week stretch showed tangible proof...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Source to Ottawa Citizen: “(DCDLS) want to buy the team.”

According to a report in the Ottawa Citizen, a well-placed source has confirmed to the newspaper that the DCDLS group that is competing with the Ottawa Senators’ RendezVous LeBreton Group to redevelop LeBreton Flats wants to buy the Ottawa Senators. “These guys want to buy the team. These are individuals who have very deep pockets. They live, they work and they pay taxes here...
Via The 6th Sens
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators' Karlsson among players to watch in second half

Erik Karlsson is on the ice more than any other NHL player and is scoring unlike any defenseman in the past two decades. The two-time Norris Trophy winner is on pace for 85 points, which would be the most since Brian Leetch of the New York Rangers in 1995-96. The electrifying star also is the key to the Ottawa Senators' push for the playoffs. Karlsson is easy to keep an eye on because...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The NHL midseason awards

The NHL's midseason All-Star break wraps up today, giving players, coaches,and fans some time to catch their breath and assess the state of the league at the halfway point. There have been some feel-good stories (who thought the ageless Jaromir Jagr and the Florida Panthers would be this good?) and some … well, not so surprising developments (those pesky squads from Chicago...
Via The Sports Quotient
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Melnyk Speaks: Talks LeBreton on ‘Prime Time Sports’

As part of Melnyk’s whirlwind media tour this past Wednesday, the Senators owner agreed to appear on the Fan 590’s ‘Prime Time Sports’ program with Bob McCown. Melnyk has long been one of McCown’s favourite guests because of his willingness to be pretty candid with his comments, so let’s just jump right into this. To listen to the full interview, you can scroll to the...
Via The 6th Sens
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Melnyk Speak: LeBreton Flats Proposal

After the first 20 minutes of tonight’s Senators versus Sabres game, Senators owner Eugene Melnyk spoke with TSN’s James Duthie regarding his RendezVous LeBreton Group’s redevelopment proposal for  LeBreton Flats. As always my thoughts are in bold. On his thoughts on today’s proposal… “I think it was the most wonderful proposal that was put forth and it’s spectacular...
Via The 6th Sens
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Eichel scores twice, Sabres beat Senators 3-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Standout rookie Jack Eichel scored twice to erase a one-goal deficit and the Buffalo Sabres came back to beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night. Eichel tied it 2-2 with 6:12 left in the second period, then got the winner 1:08 into the third to help the Sabres end a three-game slide. Evander Kane had the other goal for Buffalo, which got 34 saves from...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Moment 1/26/16

Catch All Access presented by Bell immediately following tonight's #Sens game. We'll pass the link along shortly… pic.twitter.com/TG3xJkf3dO — Ottawa Senators (@Senators) January 27, 2016 This tweet again, nobody can yet access All Access. There is no access to All Access.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Senators Preview

Bobby Ryan's mouth provided the motivation while his stick helped get the Ottawa Senators back in the win column. That's not usually a problem against the Buffalo Sabres. The Senators look to continue their success against the last-place Sabres on Tuesday night before both teams enter the All-Star break. Ottawa (23-20-6) lost for the eighth time in 12 games after giving up three...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Ryan goal nets a kid a puppy

Thanks to a sign and a Bobby Ryan goal, this kid is getting a puppy! During the Ottawa Senators’ 3-0 win over the New York Rangers, Ryan scored with 20 seconds left in the second period. While it might seem like just another goal, for Cole Jansen, the score meant his family is getting a puppy. Cole created a sign which read “Bobby, dad said if you score we get a puppy.” The...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators' Bobby Ryan scores goal, netting two lucky kids a new puppy

The fate of two young Ottawa Senators fans hoping for a puppy rested on winger Bobby Ryan's stick on Sunday night against the New York Rangers -- and he delivered.The boys' sign showed their father's promise and Ryan didn't keep them in too much suspense as he netted an even-strength goal with 20 seconds left in the second period.Here's the father's reaction, the look of a man who...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pet goal: Ryan scores for Senators, fan who wants a puppy

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Bobby Ryan needed a goal in a big way, and not just because the Ottawa Senators were in a scoreless duel with the New York Rangers. A fan's hope for a pet depended on it. Ryan did score, giving Craig Anderson all the help he needed Sunday in the Senators' 3-0 victory over the Rangers Sunday. Ryan, who scored 19:40 into the second period, noticed a sign held...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson, Senators snap skid with 3-0 win over Rangers

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Craig Anderson stopped 35 shots for his third shutout this season and the Ottawa Senators snapped a two-game skid with a 3-0 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Bobby Ryan, Mike Hoffman and Jean-Gabriel Pageau each scored for Ottawa (23-20-6) and Anderson earned his 32nd career shutout. Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves for the Rangers (26-17-5). The 18,940...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Moment 1/24/16

Jean-Gabriel Pageau (@JGPageau) of the @Senators leads the NHL w/ 5 shorthanded goals in 2015-16 (49 GP). #NYRvsOTT pic.twitter.com/kDaflhZ6u6 — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) January 24, 2016 This is coming closer to confirming my theory that there is actually no such thing as the Ottawa Senators.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ceci a “Blocking Point” in Drouin Trade Negotiatons, Cowen and Michalek notes

During last night’s ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ broadcast, Sportsnet’s Damien Cox reflected on prospective Jonathan Drouin trade scenarios before elaborating on the Senators’ trade discussions with the Tampa Bay Lightning. “A number of teams are still looking at (Jonathan Drouin), of course and one of them is the Ottawa Senators. There have been talks between Bryan Murray...
Via The 6th Sens
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers-Senators Preview

Consecutive wins were commonplace for the New York Rangers two months ago, but sustained struggles since might have them more appreciative of their current success. A third straight victory could follow Sunday in Ottawa, where the Senators are trying to avoid a losing streak of the same length. The Rangers (26-16-5) were 16-3-2 on Nov. 23 when they last experienced a winning streak...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lighting Asking for Thomas Chabot for Jonathan Drouin

BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND, QC – JANUARY 31: Thomas Chabot #5 of the Saint John Sea Dogs takes control of a rebound left by goaltender Alexander Bishop #31during the QMJHL game at the Centre Excellence Rousseau on January 31, 2015 in Blainville-Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) According to a report out of this morning’s Ottawa Sun, sources indicated...
Via The 6th Sens
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Late goals by Hamonic, Tavares lead Isles over Senators 5-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Travis Hamonic and John Tavares each had a goal and an assist in the third period and the New York Islanders defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Friday night. Hamonic beat Andrew Hammond with a slap shot at 2:58 of the third to give New York a 3-2 lead and Tavares slipped a backhand past Hammond at 7:03 for some insurance. Kyle Okposo scored on a bank shot...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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