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SENATORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Senators visit the Joe with new face, Dion Phaneuf

The Ottawa Senators have played better defensively in the last two games and hope that continues with the acquisition of a veteran blueliner ahead of the trade deadline. Dion Phaneuf is expected to debut for the visiting Senators as they try for a third consecutive victory Wednesday night against the Detroit Red Wings (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 faceoff on FOX Sports Detroit). Though currently...
Via Associated Press
47 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Red Wings Preview

The Ottawa Senators have played better defensively in the last two games and hope that continues with the acquisition of a veteran blueliner ahead of the trade deadline. Dion Phaneuf is expected to debut for the visiting Senators as they try for a third consecutive victory Wednesday night against the Detroit Red Wings. Though currently out of playoff position in the Eastern Conference...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs trade Dion Phaneuf to Senators in blockbuster deal

We have a blockbuster trade in the NHL. The Ottawa Senators have acquired defenseman Dion Phaneuf, forward Matt Frattin, prospects Casey Bailey, Ryan Rupert and Cody Donaghey from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman Jared Cowen, forwards Colin Greening and Milan Michalek, prospect Tobias Lindberg as well as a second-round pick in 2017 NHL Draft. #Sens get Phaneuf...
Via The Comeback
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Good karma follows Stone, Lazar after Senators forwards help homeless

Two members of the Ottawa Senators received immediate dividends on the ice after paying it forward with a generous act in the street.Mired in an eight-game goal drought, Mark Stone has scored in three straight contests and added two assists after reportedly handing $50 a homeless man. Fellow forward Curtis Lazar parted ways with the same amount and saw his eight-game drought end...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

#Hobokarma: Sens give money to the homeless… for goals

  After being goalless in his past eight games and having only scored once in his last 35 games, Curtis Lazar broke out his slump with a goal during the second period of tonight’s game and was promptly interviewed by Sportsnet‘s David Amber. After eschewing the group-think cliches about the importance of playing with pride, Amber then asked Lazar to re-tell the story that...
Via The 6th Sens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lazar has 2 goals, Karlsson 4 assists; Sens beat Leafs 6-1

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Curtis Lazar had the first two-goal game of his career, Erik Karlsson had four assists and the Ottawa Senators embarrassed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Saturday night to end a three-game skid. Lazar's second goal came 2:27 into the third period and gave Ottawa a 6-0 lead. Zack Smith, Mika Zibanejad, Bobby Ryan and Mark Stone also scored for the Senators,...
Via Associated Press
3 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
7 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
8 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Chris Neil eye gouge Adam McQuaid?

Chris Neil and Adam McQuaid are two tough customers, so it was no surprise that the two exchanged plenty of words, pushes and shoves during the game between Ottawa and Boston. Things boiled over and Neil may have crossed a line by potentially eye gouging McQuaid. Here’s the video: did i just see eye gouging pic.twitter.com/66ZHH0jE81 — Stephanie (@myregularface) December...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Resurgence Of Bobby Ryan

Bobby Ryan has always been a major talent in the NHL, but he hasn't always been the same player who had four straight 30-goal seasons with the Anaheim Ducks. After a very rocky departure from Southern California, Ryan made his way to the Great White North after being traded to the Ottawa Senators. Starting his career on a line with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry certainly helped...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators defenseman Cody Ceci puts hole in boards with errant shot (Video)

Ottawa Senators defenseman Cody Ceci put a hole in the bottom of the boards with an errant shot during Thursday night's game against Chicago. here's how the hole got there. shot by Ceci, according to NHL Tonight pic.twitter.com/twafBVWaKe— Stephanie (@myregularface) December 4, 2015Here's the shot that made the hole. You don't see this every day. here's how the hole got there...
Via Holdout Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators fan yells 'Baba Booey' during TSN intermission (Video)

An Ottawa Senators fan interrupted the live local TSN TV broadcast by yelling "Baba Booey" in the background during an intermission in Thursday night's game against Columbus. It's likely the man is also a fan of Howard Stern. Congratulations, you made it on TV.DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports does not condone this fan's behavior. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow...
Via Holdout Sports
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Ryan wants the All-Star Game to die

The reaction to the new 3-on-3 All-Star Game format has generally been pretty good. But one player who thinks it wouldn’t be a bad thing for the game to die for good is Senators forward Bobby Ryan. Ryan appeared in his first All-Star Game last season and, as the kids say, is “so over it“. Ryan, 28, chosen to represent the Senators last year in Columbus, noted before the visit...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien takes aim at 3-on-3 OT format again

In case there’s anyone out there that missed Dustin Byfuglien chastising the NHL’s new three-on-three overtime format—you’re in luck. The Winnipeg Jet took a shot at it again.Following the Jets’ 3-2 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night, Byfuglien echoed earlier disdain for the new set-up, according to Pro Hockey Talk on NBCSports. “It’s terrible,...
Via Yardbarker
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Wild and Senators continue their hot streaks?

The Minnesota Wild and Ottawa Senators were undoubtedly two of the hottest teams in the NHL at the end of last season. But a strong finish at the end of a season will always lead to heightened expectations. After both teams were knocked out of the playoffs, fans were already speculating about the comeback each team would have at the beginning of the 2015-2016 season. Now that the...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Ottawa Senators

Ottawa Senators: (43-26-13, fourth in Atlantic)Coach: Dave Cameron (32-15-8, midseason hiring last year, first full season with team)Key Departures: Robin Lehner, David Legwand, Erik Condra, Eric GrybaKey Additions: Michael Kostka, Eric O'DellKey Player: Bobby RyanBobby Ryan's $7.25 million contract is one of the league's biggest deals. It carries a cap hit just $250,000 less...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Erik Karlsson doesn’t do any conditioning during the summer

By David Rogers Erik Karlsson is arguably the best defenseman in the NHL, particularly when it comes to his offensive contributions and his skating. What does he do to hone his skills during the summer? Surprisingly, not much. Karlsson spoke with TSN and mentioned that he doesn’t do any conditioning during the summer, but it’s not because he’s lazy. “I do all my conditioning...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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