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Late Game Surge By Senators Leads To Win Over Blue Jackets

#458009220 / gettyimages.com Trying not to have back to back losses this season, the Blue Jackets returned home to take on the Ottawa Senators. They were already facing a hot team and missing some of their key players. The Blue Jackets knew this was not going to be an easy game and they needed to start it on the right foot. A bomb from the blue line on the power play just five minutes...
Via TopSportsReport
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Game GIFs #9: CBJ vs. OTT (10/28/14)

Gifs from October 28th’s 2-5 loss against Ottawa  First Period 1-0 CBJ: (5:19) PPG – David Savard (2) Slapshot – ASST: Artem Anisimov (2), Alexander Wennberg (2) 1-1 TIE: (6:22) PPG – Clarke MacArthur (3) Deflected shot – ASST: Erik Karlsson (4), Bobby Ryan (3) Second Period 1-2 OTT: (1:44) Zack Smith (2) Deflected shot – ASST: Cody Ceci (3) 2-2 TIE: (18:57) Cam...
Via BS Hockey
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Where did the Ottawa Senators Come From, and Where are They Going?

Getty Images By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The NHL has returned. A host of player movement, front office turmoil, and restructuring was the rule for most teams this offseason, but the NHL has returned. For some teams, such as Pittsburgh, the early results have been promising, and for others, such as Colorado, not as much. We could spend days or weeks breaking down the early returns...
Via The Hockey Guys
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cause for Concern? The Struggles of Mika Zibanejad

  In case you haven’t noticed lately, Mika Zibanejad’s game has been the subject of some deserved criticism lately. Whether you’re tuning into the radio, reading the latest on his struggles in the newspapers (here and here) or reading his zero goals, zero assists and zero points stat line on his player profile page, Mika’s struggles are unquestionable. He’s not producing...
Via The 6th Sens
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

No Supplementary Discipline For Gryba

In last night’s important 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets, Eric Gryba was handed a match penalty and game misconduct with 11:56 left on the clock in the second period for his hard hit on Blue Jackets center Artem Anisimov. After his drop pass that left the puck in close proximity to his feet, Anisimov left himself vulnerable to a hit. There’s no question that Gryba...
Via The 6th Sens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ECHL teams to wear ‘Batman’ and ‘Riddler’ jerseys

Holy brilliant Batman-inspired sweaters, Batman! As part of a “Heroes Night” event the Toledo Walleyes (a Detroit Red Wings affiliate) are holding Nov. 22, both the home team and the visiting Evansville IceMen (an Ottawa Senators affiliate) will don some pretty fantastic jerseys paying tribute to the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in a...Read More The post ECHL...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa tops Columbus 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Clarke MacArthur had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators beat Columbus 5-2 on Tuesday night in the Blue Jackets' first game since star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was sidelined by a broken finger. Erik Karlsson added a goal and assist for Ottawa, which scored three times in the third period while stopping a two-game slide. Zach Smith and Alex...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MacArthur powers Senators past Blue Jackets 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Clarke MacArthur had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators beat Columbus 5-2 on Tuesday night in the Blue Jackets' first game since star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was sidelined by a broken finger. Erik Karlsson added a goal and assist for Ottawa, which scored three times in the third period while stopping a two-game slide. Zach Smith and Alex...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread #9: Ottawa Senators

Hockey is back in Nationwide Arena and it just feels right. Let’s take a look at Ottawa’s lineup and see what the Jacket’s are in for tonight. Pregame https://twitter.com/SunDoniB/status/527121261391249408 Greening, Wiercioch and Hoffman are the #sens staying on the ice for extra skating — Don Brennan (@SunDoniB) October 28, 2014 Hoffman won’t be in this evening, who as...
Via BS Hockey
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who's powering the Senators and Islanders?

Life after Jason Spezza is supposed to put the Senators in line for another struggle-filled season. So far that’s not been the case this season, however. The Senators are off to a great start. They opened the season with a 3-2 loss to Nashville, but then beat Tampa Bay 3-2, Florida 1-0, and Colorado 5-3 before capping it off with a 3-2 win over Columbus.  All told, the Senators...
Via Hockey Fan Land
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Cowen’s Name Enters the Rumour Mill

Missed the opportunity to post something about this yesterday, but according to Bruce Garrioch, the Senators may finally be ready to address the state of their blue line. Essentially from the moment that the Senators promoted Cody Ceci last December, the team has elected to carry eight defencemen. The numbers situation (not the actual talent level) this season has been aided by the...
Via The 6th Sens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators Hold Coordinated Ceremony For Fallen Soldiers (Video)

OTTAWA, Ontario — The Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils participated in an emotional pregame ceremony Saturday night to honor slain soldiers Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. As fans waved mini-Canadian flags and glow sticks, players from the Senators and Devils joined together around center ice while military personnel from Cirillo’s division and local...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey returns to Ottawa with emotional ceremony

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils have participated in an emotional pregame ceremony Saturday night to honor slain soldiers Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. As fans waved mini-Canadian flags and glow sticks, players from the Senators and Devils joined together around center ice while military personnel from Cirillo's division...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sens’ Karlsson requests fans honor fallen heroes by wearing red

23-year-old Erik Karlsson hasn’t been the captain of the Ottawa Senators for very long, but he’s quickly proving his worthiness of wearing the “C”. Tragedy struck earlier this week in Ottawa at the parliament building, where an on-duty soldier, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, was shot while guarding the War Memorial. Today, the Senators will be playing their first game in Ottawa...
Via Around The Rink
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Ask Fans To Wear Red To Saturday’s Game In Support Of Military

The Ottawa Senators are planning a special ceremony prior to Saturday’s game against the New Jersey Devils in light of Wednesday’s tragic events. According to the Ottawa Sun, the Senators will hold a moment of silence for soldier Nathan Cirillo, who was killed in the shootings in Canada’s capital, before puck drop. The team is also asking fans to show support for the military...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roman Wick Announces Swiss National Team Retirement

28 year-old forward Roman Wick has announced that he has retired from competing internationally for the Swiss national team in order to focus on his professional career. Currently playing for the Zurich Lions, Wick stated that keeping his health in check while playing in the NLA was the reason behind his decision. “I have realized that I need more and more time for a full regeneration...
Via The Hockey House
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL postpones Senators, Maple Leafs game after shootings

The National Hockey League announced Wednesday that the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators, scheduled for Wednesday night at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, has been postponed. From the Ottawa Police: The Ottawa Police Service and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) responded to reports of shooting incidents this morning in the downtown area. Police can...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL postpones Senators/Leafs game after Ottawa shootings

Tragedy struck Canada’s capital Wednesday. A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard in Ottawa on Wednesday morning. The gunman then entered Parliament and fired more shots, according to reports. The Ottawa Senators were scheduled to play a home game Wednesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. That game was postponed, the league announced. “The National...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former AHL, Spengler Cup Champion Kinrade Signs With Zagreb

Medvescak Zagreb, one of the six teams that will compete at the Spengler Cup this December, has signed Canadian forward Geoff Kinrade for the remainder of the KHL season. On Tuesday, Zagreb had announced that they had let go of former NHLer Anthony Stewart, claiming they needed to focus on bolstering their defense for the current season. That’s what lead them to signing Kinrade...
Via The Hockey House
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Rumors: Bobby Ryan discusses extension

Bobby Ryan decided to sign a seven year $50.75 million contract extension with the Senators, to avoid unrestricted free agency this coming off-season.#479588715 / gettyimages.comRyan would have been the big name in this off-seasons UFA crop. Deciding to lock himself in with the Senators and not even hear other offers was something of a surprise to the hockey world.Bobby Ryan spoke...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers have pathetic attendance at home game

What’s it like when an NHL game is held and almost no one bothers to show up? Just ask the Florida Panthers. In an embarrassing display of abject fan apathy, photos were circulated on social media Monday night depicting a nearly empty BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., both before and during the game between the […] The post Florida Panthers played host to Ottawa Senators and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

David Legwand enters wrong penalty box (Video)

Ottawa Senators center David Legwand tried to enter the wrong penalty box after being called for a tripping penalty in the second period of Thursday night's season opener in Nashville.That seems pretty silly, until you realize that Legwand played for the Predators for the past eight seasons, at which point it becomes a bit easier to understand where he's coming from.Like...
Via Holdout Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators will test “European style” section for fans

European hockey is well known for their incredibly loud cheering sections and raucous fans. These fans typically stand the entire game and resemble some of the wildest groups you may have seen on a broadcast of European Soccer. This unique experience hasn’t transitioned over to the NHL, but the Ottawa Senators are trying to change that. For 10 games, the Senators will dedicate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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