Senators Rumors & News

  • Ottawa Senators blank Anaheim Ducks 3-0

    Ottawa Sun "Another chapter was written in the surprising and inspiring story of Andrew Hammond on Wednesday night at Honda Center. And suddenly, the story of this Senators season is threatening to take an interesting turn. In his third NHL start and first ever on the road, Hammond kicked aside 25 shots..." February 26

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Sens could unload Condra, Greening at trade deadline

    Ottawa Sun "First, a riddle: What's 400 pounds heavier leaving Ottawa Feb. 23 than it will be when it returns Mar. 5? And no, not a sportswriter who stops somewhere for a little lypo. The answer is the Senators charter, because the words "future pick" don't weigh a thing. At least nobody would be..." February 24

  • Senators to showcase Greening

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators are bringing up an extra forward for one of their longest road trips of the season. There are no guarantees they’ll come home with everybody who starts the trip, though. Winger Colin Greening, recalled from the club’s AHL affiliate in Binghamton Sunday, will rejoin the Senators..." February 23

  • Cowen suspended three games for Jokinen headshot

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ottawa defenseman Jared Cowen has been suspended three games for a high hit on Florida’s Jussi Jokinen, Sens head coach Dave Cameron confirmed. Here’s the hit in question, which occurred during Ottawa’s 4-1 win on Saturday. The incident happened early in the second period, with Cowen..." February 23

  • Senators' Anderson to travel with team on road trip, questionable to play

    The Score "The Ottawa Senators may soon get one of their regular goalies back. Craig Anderson, out since Jan. 21 with a hand injury, will travel with the club for a five-game road trip beginning Wednesday in Anaheim, according to Ian Mendes of TSN Radio. At the same time, however, there are no..." February 23

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    Ottawa Senators @Senators

    #Sens recall forward Colin Greening from Binghamton (AHL) / Les #Sens rappellent l’attaquant Colin Greening de Binghamton (LAH)

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Ottawa's Jared Cowen will have a hearing Monday morning for an illegal check to the head/interference on Florida's Jussi Jokinen.

  • Puempel is the latest prospect to earn a Senators audition

    Ottawa Citizen "Around the Ottawa Senators there’s an air of anticipation, comparable to young actors trying out for roles in a spring theatrical production. Ironically, it’s because the Senators are not in a position to take part in the NHL’s great spring production – the playoffs – that Ottawa prospects are..." February 21

  • Senators' Neil has thumb surgery, cast expected off in 2 weeks

    The Score "Ottawa Senators forward Chris Neil underwent thumb surgery and will need several weeks to recover, general manager Bryan Murray confirmed Friday. Neil's cast is expected to be removed in about two weeks, Murray said." February 20

  • Senators place Lehner on IR with upper-body injury

    The Score "Goaltender Robin Lehner will miss at least one more game after the Ottawa Senators placed him on injured reserve Thursday. Lehner sat out Wednesday's contest after suffering an upper-body injury in a collision with teammate Clarke MacArthur on Monday. He will be ineligible to return for..." February 20

  • Andrew Hammond gets 4-2 win over Habs in his first NHL start

    Ottawa Citizen "Andrew Hammond was cool and calm in the minutes immediately after claiming his first NHL victory in his first big league start Wednesday. That’s perfectly fitting, given that the Ottawa Senators goaltender was also a picture of composure while stopping 42 shots in the Ottawa Senators 4-2 win..." February 19

  • Hurricanes double up Senators 6-3

    Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes rebounded after a bad Saturday night in Minnesota with a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night at the Canadian Tire Centre. Coach Bill Peters complained about too many passengers in the game against the Wild and his team responded as 13 different players had..." February 17

  • Erik Condra could be Sens most tradable commodity

    Ottawa Sun "When he decided on his line combinations for Monday’s game, Super Dave Cameron was setting himself up for a common complaint. “Why would you not give Shane Prince a better chance to succeed in his NHL debut?,” callers to the post-game show on TSN1200 were sure to whine. “He’s a goal scorer …..." February 17

  • Senators sign D Methot to four-year extension

    TSN.ca "The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Marc Methot to four-year contract extension worth $19.6M. The deal also includes a modified 10-team no-trade list. In 17 games with the Senators this season, Methot has recorded five assists. In 414 NHL games, he has 15 goals and 75..." February 16

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    Ottawa Senators @Senators

    #Sens recall forward Shane Prince from Binghamton (AHL) / Les Sénateurs rappellent l’attaquant Shane Prince de Binghamton (LAH)

  • Teammates make case for keeping Marc Methot in Ottawa

    Ottawa Sun "None of them are telling Bryan Murray how to do his business, but the Senators also don't want to see Marc Methot get traded. Yet that remains a possibility if the team can't reach an agreement on a contract extension with the veteran defenceman before the March 2 deadline. Assistant GM..." February 15

  • Senators' Chris Neil breaks thumb in fight with Luke Gazdic

    CBSSports.com "Even though he doesn't seem to have any interest in leaving Ottawa, Chris Neil's name is one that has been mentioned frequently in trade talks ahead of next month's trade deadline for teams that might want to add some sort of physical presence to their fourth line. Any team that was interested..." February 14

  • Penguins are able to salvage victory over Senators in shootout

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Victories don't come much more unsatisfying. David Perron scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Penguins emerged with a 5-4 shootout win over the Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday. They also may have emerged with a bruised psyche. Entering the third period with a 3-0 lead..." February 13

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    Sens communications @Media_Sens

    #Sens Bobby Ryan will play tonight.

  • The payoff for Senators in no playoff? Prospect development

    Ottawa Citizen "In the Ottawa Senators perfect world, they would have been in the Winnipeg Jets position Wednesday, bolstering their lineup through a blockbuster trade for a push to the playoffs. Yet after the post-season dream skated away weeks – if not months – ago, a new philosophy has taken hold. The final..." February 12

  • Michalek becoming trade bait for Senators

    Ottawa Sun "Any chance there was of Chris Phillips being traded before the deadline has surely gone out the window now that the Senators say he'll be sidelined "week- to-week" with "wear and tear." But if Milan Michalek isn't careful, he's going to play his way out of Ottawa. Leaving the Senators is not..." February 12

  • Sabres just what Sens needed

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators put the Buffalo Sabres in their place. But just barely. Winger Milan Michalek scored his eighth of the season at 12:15 of the third to give the Senators a slim 2-1 victory over the last-place Sabres to halt a three-game losing streak Tuesday night at the First Niagara Center...." February 11

  • Drama builds toward D-day for D-man Methot

    Ottawa Citizen "Marc Methot is one of the Senators local heroes. He grew up in the south end, playing minor hockey for the Ottawa Sting and Canadians; in his youth he cut a figure on local outdoor rinks and his father, Al , managed the three ice pads of Minto Arena, where Marc and his brother Matthieu roamed..." February 11

  • Methot wants to stay with Ottawa Senators

    Ottawa Sun "The clock is ticking on Marc Methot and the Senators. And, he made it clear Monday, there is no place like home. With the NHL trade deadline set for March 2 at 3 p.m. EST less than three weeks away, the Senators' defenceman is hopeful planned contract talks between his Detroit-based agent..." February 10

  • Young teammates rave about Chris Phillips' career

    Ottawa Citizen "We played a little word association game Tuesday with Ottawa-born, Ottawa-bred defenceman Mark Borowiecki, who was a passionate Senators fan before becoming a Senators player himself. Who are the biggest names in franchise history? “Well, Alfie, Philly’s up there, for sure, and I would put..." February 04

  • Mike Cammalleri goal lifts Devils over Senators, 2-1

    Newark Star-Ledger "Mike Cammalleri scored early in the third period and the Devils won for the seventh time in 11 games as they edged the Ottawa Senators, 2-1, Tuesday night at Prudential Center. Cammalleri's goal came at 5:02 of the third period on a pass from Jaromir Jagr. The Devils are 7-2-2 in their last..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Senators' Neil doesn't want to leave Ottawa; won't be dealt

    The Score "It appears as though Chris Neil will stick with the Ottawa Senators beyond March 2 at his own request. Bryan Murray will reportedly accommodate Neil's preference after the enforcer failed to provide his blessing for a move before the trade deadline, according to Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun." February 04

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    Don Brennan @SunDoniB

    #sens not trading Chris Neil. Out of respect, asked him if he wanted to be dealt. He doesn't.

  • Stars Power Play Cashes In, Gives Them 6-3 Win Over Senators

    Defending Big D "The first ten minutes sure were pretty tonight. The Dallas Stars, beneficiary of already having one game played out of the All-Star break, came out to another quick-paced start. Unlike against Montreal, the Stars were able to make that start count. They scored three goals in the span of..." January 30

  • NHL teams can expect salary cap woes if Canadian dollar keeps falling

    SI.com "On a day when one of the game’s all-time greats formally announced his retirement, the plummeting exchange rate for the Canadian dollar probably isn’t the sexiest topic to tackle. But just like Martin Brodeur, who is staying on in a management role with the Blues, this situation isn’t going..." January 30

  • Craig Anderson out with injury, Andrew Hammond recalled on emergency basis

    Ottawa Citizen "Ottawa Senators’ No. 1 goaltender Craig Anderson has been sidelined with what coach Dave Cameron describes as a “day-to-day” ailment. Andrew Hammond has been recalled from the AHL’s Binghamton Senators as a backup to Robin Lehner , who will be in net for Thursday’s game between Ottawa and the..." January 29

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Sens hope Spezza greeted warmly

    Ottawa Sun "Jason Spezza is scheduled to make his homecoming Thursday night. The big question: What kind of reception will he get? The former Senators’ captain certainly hopes he has a better night than the one had Tuesday against the Montreal Canadiens when he was slammed into the boards by Alexei..." January 28

  • Colin Greening placed on Waivers

    Silver Seven "Long removed from his season on the wing of Jason Spezza that led in large part to his current contract, Colin Greening's journey with the Ottawa Senators has come to an end on the waiver wire. In 24 hours, he will either be part of the Binghamton Senators or part of a different NHL..." January 27

  • Senators' Neil, Phillips wait and see on trade talks

    Ottawa Sun "Ottawa's two longest-serving Senators took different approaches Monday when asked to respond to comments made recently by GM Bryan Murray about their respective futures in the city. Murray suggested in media reports before the break that he would consider trading alternate captains Chris..." January 27

  • Speedy Mike Hoffman ready to show his skills

    Ottawa Sun "Mike Hoffman wants to show off his speed Saturday night. The Senators' winger won the fastest skater at the Ottawa skills competition and at last year's AHL all-star game so it would only make sense for the 25-year-old Hoffman to get his chance to strut his stuff at Nationwide Arena. He..." January 24

  • Bryan Murray likely to step aside as Senators' GM after the season; gets to pick his successor

    Ottawa Citizen "He is a gifted raconteur, even among hockey elders renowned for their storytelling. So, when Bryan Murray shares the anecdote about how he found out his peers are planning to honour him at the NHL GM meetings in Boca Raton, Florida in March, a punch-line is building. Murray’s great friend,..." January 23

  • Senators add to Leafs' anguish, but it wasn't easy

    Ottawa Citizen "The Ottawa Senators are headed into the All-Star break with renewed hope about a possible surge into a playoff spot. The Toronto Maple Leafs? Not so much. Wednesday offered up more of the same sad story in a season that has gone from good to bad to worse to abysmal. The Senators struck early..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Rangers sneak by Senators in OT

    New York Post "There is always room for improvement, and this getaway game before the All-Star break had quite a few points to be brought up after the Rangers return from a week-long hiatus. But the underlying truth remained as it has been over the past six weeks: The Blueshirts are just continuing to find ways..." January 21

  • Sens looking to move Colin Greening

    Pro Hockey Talk "Colin Greening is expected to be a healthy scratch for a fifth straight game tonight when the Ottawa Senators visit the New York Rangers. Greening has not played since a 5-2 Ottawa loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Jan. 8 and has been a healthy scratch 21 times this season entering tonight’s..." January 20

  • Senators GM Murray unlikely to trade No.1 goaltender Anderson

    TSN.ca "The Ottawa Senators might be 10 points out of a playoff spot, but Bryan Murray is making it crystal clear that he’s not interested in trading his No. 1 goaltender anytime soon. Speaking to TSN 1200 on Monday, the Senators general manager shot down the notion that he would be open to dealing..." January 20

  • Todd Bertuzzi suffered a knee injury in AHL game

    Pro Hockey Talk "Todd Bertuzzi’s attempt at a comeback may have taken a blow. According to TSN Radio’s Ian Mendes, Bertuzzi suffered a knee injury in Binghamton’s 5-1 loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Saturday night. The 39-year-old was a minus-3 in the loss to the Phantoms and has failed to register a..." January 19

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    Ian Mendes @ian_mendes

    After not playing for Binghamton today, Todd Bertuzzi is in the process of checking out his knee. Will see what this means for his PTO.

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    Wayne Scanlan @HockeyScanner

    Neil and Phillips in. Anderson starts. Greening out. Wiercioch out. #sens

  • Sens brass gets look at Bertuzzi

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators’ three wise men travelled to Binghamton to watch Todd Bertuzzi play his first AHL game Friday and — despite the fact he had no points in a 5-0 win — they were at least mildly impressed with the 39-year old winger’s performance. “He had two or three decent scoring chances, his..." January 18

  • Craig Anderson trade debate heats up

    Ottawa Sun "The debate has been raging among Ottawa hockey fans. Should the Senators trade Craig Anderson? Sitting 10 points out of a playoff spot heading into Thursday's game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Canadian Tire Centre, the callers to TSN 1200 have been filling the airwaves indicating..." January 17

  • Ottawa Sens down rival Habs 4-1

    Ottawa Sun "In a season where heroic performances have been in short supply, there was no shortage to choose from for the Senators Thursday night. With the all-star break only a week away, the Senators all looked pretty good in a thrilling 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in front of a sellout of..." January 16