During the past few weeks, the Ottawa Senators compiled some positive results, winning five out of their last eight games. To continue their positive momentum from 2021, they will need their top line to keep their production up, Tim Stützle to continue flourishing in his new second-line centre role, and hopefully, some bounce-back performances from
Christmas has seemingly come early for the Ottawa Senators, who have been hot of late. They’ve won four of their last five games, doubling their win total in the process. In the spirit of optimism, I’ve compiled a Senators Christmas wish list. There are a lot of good things to look forward to this year,
It’s the seventh edition of the Weekly Lost & Found, and today’s journey takes us mostly through the Central Division. Though we like to spread out our reports, sometimes hot and cold trends all fall in a similar spot. Inconsistency was a problem for those lost, while goaltending has been a highlight for those found.
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, there is an update on talks between the Nashville Predators and Filip Forsberg. Meanwhile, Artemi Panarin was fined $5K for throwing a glove at Brad Marchand, but was he justified in doing so? Finally, the Ottawa Senators are expected to waive goaltender Matt Murray. What’s the play here and who
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Montreal Canadiens will be making some organizational changes after learning that Scott Mellanby has resigned from his position as Assistant GM. Meanwhile, there’s a potentially serious situation coming out of the Ottawa Senators versus Los Angeles Kings game where Brady Tkachuk is claiming Brendan Lemieux bit him during a
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Pittsburgh Penguins recalling Louis Domingue does not mean one of their other netminders is dealing with an injury. Meanwhile, The Ottawa Senators are being decimated by injuries and COVID absences. What can they do? The Columbus Blue Jackets have some decisions to make with their pending free agents and
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Colorado Avalanche are deep on the left side of their blue line. Does that mean they’re making Samuel Girard available in a trade? Is Erik Brannstrom looking for a trade out of Ottawa? The Chicago Blackhawks will not be hiring a permanent coach this season and what’s the latest
The Ottawa Senators should be looking for a top-6 forward for their lineup if they want to make bigger strides this season. Names that can easily slide down the lineup and still be effective players include Nick Paul and Connor Brown, who are currently playing with Tim Stutzle while Shane Pinto is on injured reserve.
After months of questions, concerns, and anxiety, the Ottawa Senators finally announced that Brady Tkachuk had signed, putting pen to paper on a seven-year deal worth $57.5 million, or an annual average value (AAV) of $8.214 million. The deal came in at the last possible moment, too, just hours before the season opener. He’ll still
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Los Angeles Kings might be getting good news after what looked like a serious injury to defenseman Drew Doughty. Meanwhile, the status on a Vladimir Tarasenko trade seems to change weekly. How long will he be staying with the St. Louis Blues? The Ottawa Senators seemed to have dismissed
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Ottawa Senators get Brady Tkachuk locked up to a long-term deal, while the news out of Boston is that the Bruins are on the verge of signing Charlie McAvoy to a massive extension. In New York, Vitali Kravtsov has told other teams what he’s willing to do if they
In this edition of Senators News & Rumours, Brady Tkachuk’s contract negotiations continue ad nauseam as Senators’ head coach D.J. Smith throws in the towel and says he now has to plan to start the season without the star left-winger. If that wasn’t bad enough, Colin White suffered a shoulder injury in Monday night’s game
In today’s NHL news and rumors rundown, it has been discovered what the NHL is investigating Evander Kane for when it was revealed he allegedly broke a rule related to COVID protocols. Meanwhile, there might be good news when it comes to Jack Eichel and a possible trade. Phil Kessel is not in the long-term
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, most of the post is focused on Robin Lehner’s comments from Saturday. In a series of tweets, he accused a number of NHL teams of improperly medicating himself and others, including one coach who he specifically named. He’s threatened to release more proof if the NHL doesn’t step forward and
The Ottawa Senators reported to the Canadian Tire Centre this morning for their pre-camp physicals with one notable absentee. Brady Tkachuk and his agents Craig Oster and Don Meehan (Newport Sports) are still negotiating a long-term deal with the club, which has kept him off the list of 54 names who will attend training camp.
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the New Jersey Devils signed Travis Zajac to allow him the chance to retire in a Devils’ jersey He’s not entirely done with the NHL as he’ll join the team in an executive role. Tyler Ennis has signed a PTO with the Ottawa Senators. Does he have a shot at
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, Matthew Tkachuk is not delivering good news when it comes to the status of negotiations between his brother Brady and the Ottawa Senators. Meanwhile, there are reports that Zdeno Chara is close to signing with the New York Islanders. Marc-Andre Fleury is hinting at retiring after this season ends and
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, as tiring as it seems to be for fans, it’s got to be even more tiring for the Minnesota Wild, specifically GM Bill Geurin, that the deal with Kirill Kaprizov isn’t done yet. Meanwhile, the Ottawa Senators have reportedly made a big contract pitch to Brady Tkachuk in an effort