Ottawa Senators face enviable dilemma in goal

Craig Anderson’s injured hand is healing nicely, allowing the veteran goaltender to resume practicing in full gear in Ottawa.Hot prospect Robin Lehner fared well during earlier stints this season. Newcomer Ben Bishop, acquired from the Blues organization before the trade deadline, is 2-0-1 with a 2.27 goals against average and .926 save percentage since being recalled from Binghamton...
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March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Goaltending depth serves Ottawa Senators well

Goaltending depth is a beautiful thing for teams possessing it.The Ottawa Senators are blessed with three capable netminders. When Craig Anderson suffered a hand laceration, young Robin Lehrner filled in nicely. The Senators added a second top prospect, Ben Bishop, in a trade with the St. Louis Blues.Bishop got his chance after a brief AHL stint for Ottawa's Binghamton affiliate...
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March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators coach shrugs off Montreal insults

Paul MacLean was a delightful guy to be around in his playing days as a goal-scoring winger in the NHL. He was a serious competitor, but he didn’t take himself too seriously.So it’s no shock he charmed reporters after drawing the ire of the Montreal Canadiens and the excitable media corps covering that team.MacLean outraged the Habs by referring to Raphael Diaz as simply “No...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators play rough, earn complaints

Of course the Ottawa Senators put a body on rookie Montreal Canadiens defenseman Brendan Gallagher, one the three finalists for the Calder Trophy this season.As Pro Hockey Talk notes, the lad scored a power-play goal in Game 1 of this playoff series and put eight shots on goal. He scored the winning goal in Game 2 and put four shots on goal.So the Senators came after Gallagher again...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators remain oddly inconsistent

The Columbus Blue Jackets rolled into Ottawa with a 6-10-3 record. Top forward Marian Gaborik on the shelf with a sprained knee.Sergei Bobrovsky had not won a road game since Oct. 10. And the Jackets proceeded to roll over the Senators 4-1, dropping Ottawa to 8-8-4 for this season.What’s up with the Senators? After losing five games in a row, they won four of their next five games...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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