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SENATORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

All Lehner wants is a fair chance

Gone are the days when Robin Lehner would boldly declare that he was hunting down Craig Anderson for ownership of the Ottawa Senators crease. His attitude now is to let the best man win the net. “Craig is a very good goalie, but I just want a fair chance,” Lehner said Wednesday after visiting with hockey campers and signing several hundred autographs at the Bell Sensplex. “If...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators News: Anderson, MacArthur, Borowiecki sign extensions

A few weeks ago, the Ottawa Senators agreed to a contract extension with Robin Lehner. Now, they're ensuring their goaltending tandem stays put for a few seasons as Craig Anderson has inked an extension with Ottawa.#485088191 / gettyimages.comThe Senators and Anderson agreed to a three-year, $12.6 million contract extension on Monday, which will keep the 33-year-old under contract...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Dorion Speaks, Again: Anderson Extension, Sending Messages to 2015 UFAs, Are Hawaiian Shirts Fashionable?

Okay, so truth be told, Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion didn’t talk about whether Hawaiian shirts are fashionable to anyone under the age of 70 (they’re not), but hey, clickbait! He did however appear on TSN 1200‘s ‘The Drive’ with Ian Mendes and Steve Lloyd yesterday for ten minutes to discuss the news that the Senators had extended goaltender Craig Anderson...
Via The 6th Sens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Dorion Speaks: Anderson Extension, Ryan/Methot Status, Ownership Sending a Message

Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion participated in a media conference call to delve into the details surrounding the organization’s motivations for inking Craig Anderson to a three-year contract extension. In case you missed it this morning, I published some thoughts of my own, but if you’d like to listen to Dorion’s conference call, you can click here or listen...
Via The 6th Sens
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Goalie Craig Anderson Signs Three-Year Extension With Ottawa

OTTAWA — Goaltender Craig Anderson has signed a three-year, $12.6 million contract extension with the Ottawa Senators. Anderson was acquired from Colorado in 2011 and is now under contract through the 2017-18 season. The 33-year-old goalie will make $4.75 million in 2015-16 and 2016-17 and $3.1 million in 2017-18. Anderson had an NHL-best .941 save percentage in the lockout-shortened...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eugene Melnyk Hints at Another Contract Extension?

Breaking news regarding Ottawa’s impending 2015 UFAs is nothing new for Eugene Melnyk. After announcing hast week on TSN 1200 the Senators owner announced that the Senators had re-signed Clarke MacArthur to a five-year contract extension, Melnyk hinted this morning that more news was coming down the pipeline. Will be another great day for the @senators! Busy, busy summer… ...
Via The 6th Sens
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators Sign Craig Anderson To A Three-Year Extension

BREAKING: The #Sens have agreed to terms with goaltender Craig Anderson on a three-year contract extension. #Andy — Ottawa Senators (@Senators) August 25, 2014   The average annual value of #Sens @CraigAnderson41's three-year contract extension is $4.2 million ($4.75M, $4.75M, $3.1M). #MoreBeastmode — Ottawa Senators (@Senators) August 25, 2014 added...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sign Methot, then give him C

The Senators will get a "hometown discount" if they buy what should be the best years of Marc Methot's career. And if they do hand him a contract extension sometime soon, they should also seriously consider making him the new captain. No disrespect to the current assistants, long-serving Senators Chris Phillips and Chris Neil, but the 'C' needs to find a permanent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray: Senators ‘Definitely Going To Try To Keep’ Bobby Ryan

The Ottawa Senators gave up a lot to acquire Bobby Ryan from the Anaheim Ducks before the 2013-14 NHL season, and they will make an effort to re-sign him before he’s able to hit the open market as an unrestricted free agent next summer. “I think all of these players that are going into their last year around the League, some of them will sign early because of the situation and...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Clarke MacArthur Signs Five-Year Extension With Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Clarke MacArthur to a $23.25-million, five-year extension. The deal runs through the end of the 2019-20 season and has an average annual value of $4.65 million, the team said in a release. MacArthur, a 29-year-old, scored a career-high 24 goals and had 31 assists in 79 games last season. He also set career highs with a plus-12 rating...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators Goalie Gets Hamburglar On New Mask

Ottawa Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond recently had a new goalie mask made for the upcoming season, and it features an interesting detail that has captured caught a lot of people’s attention – the Hamburglar, a famous McDonald’s cartoon character, is pictured on the side. According to the mask’s artist, Jay Bartziokas, “Hamburglar” was Hammond’s nickname while he...
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Karlsson is the clear choice for Ottawa Senators captain

It’s been a tumultuous year for the Ottawa Senators. After a 2012-13 campaign that saw them somehow make the playoffs despite a ridiculous amount of injuries to just about everyone on their roster, they upset the Montreal Canadiens in the playoffs and even after their elimination to the Pittsburgh Penguins, seemed like a team set for big things in 2013-14 with a healthy roster...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL’s ‘30 in 30’ series: Kyle Turris expected to establish himself as scorer, leader for Senators

NHL.com's "30 in 30" series examines the Ottawa Senators today, and instead of using potential captain and defenseman Erik Karlsson as its focal point, NHL.com's examination of the Senators' roster, top prospects and the "5 Questions" the team faces slowly but surely navigate toward another key player in center Kyle Turris. The 25-year-old and former...
Via Kukla's Korner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators’ Karlsson answers questions about captaincy, media spotlight

Mid-to-late August is the time of year that most NHL players--at least those who have established longer-term homes in particular locales--begin showing up near their places of employment. Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson's return to Canada's capital yielded some, let's say slightly uncomfortable questions regarding possibly succeeding Daniel Alfredsson and Jason...
Via Kukla's Korner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators working to sign Bobby Ryan and Clarke MacArthur

Bobby Ryan and Clarke MacArthur are both under contract with the Ottawa Senators for the 2014-15 season. That doesn’t seem to be good enough as the Senators are reportedly already working on signing both players to new contracts. Asst. GM Pierre Dorion told @TSN1200 contract talks with Ryan & MacArthur have been "very productive" and are "beyond preliminary talks...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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