Senators Rumors & News

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    Sens communications @Media_Sens

    Roster update: The #Sens have re-assigned G Chris Driedger to Binghamton (AHL).

  • Rangers clinch 5th straight trip to playoffs with win over Senators

    New York Post "The Rangers are in, they’re on top, and the goalie is on his way back. Seems pretty good, no? The Blueshirts made ground beef out of Andrew Hammond, the Senators’ rookie sensation netminder nicknamed “The Hamburglar,” en route to a 5-1 win on Thursday night at Canadian Tire Center in..." March 27

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Senators tape PSA asking fans not to throw hamburgers anymore "The Ottawa Senators' fans' recent tradition of throwing hamburgers onto the ice in praise of improbable star goalie Andrew Hammond has been charming, if messy. The Hamburglar's story has been amazing, as has how quickly he has been embraced and lionized by the Ottawa fanbase. The light-hearted..." March 26

  • Senators want fans to stop throwing burgers "Since the Ottawa Senators began an incredible hot streak that has seen the team go 15-1-1 since Feb. 18, it has become commonplace for fans to toss burgers onto the Canadian Tire Centre ice in support of upstart goalie Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond. However, the team wants fans to cut it..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Sens skewer Sharks, grab wild card spot

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators will wake up Tuesday morning where they wanted to be. And, where so many never believed they would be. There may not be any stopping Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond and the Senators now as they bit back at the San Jose Sharks by scoring four unanswered goals in a third period..." March 24

  • Sens win, inch closer to Bruins

    Ottawa Sun "A loss Saturday night would have left a sour taste in the mouths of the Senators and their faithful. Fortunately, this victory tasted pretty sweet and the burgers were flying. It wasn’t pretty it, just looked that way as the Senators and Andrew (The Hamburglar) Hammond earned the 19,194 on..." March 22

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    Don Brennan @SunDoniB

    Michalek (upper body) is done for the night #sens

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    Sens communications @Media_Sens

    #Sens forward Matt Puempel (lower body) will not return to tonight’s game.

  • Andrew Hammond secures NHL goaltending record, Senators claim crucial OT victory

    Ottawa Citizen "Ho hum. The Hamburglar strikes again. Ottawa Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond tied a 76-year-old National Hockey League record and ran his spectacular record as a starting goaltender to 11-0-1 as the Senators pulled out an entertaining 2-1 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes on..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Hammond making history as Senators aim for playoffs "The transaction line came and went Jan. 29, like so many others do during the course of an 82-game NHL season. The Ottawa Senators summoned a goaltender from the Binghamton Senators, their American Hockey League team, to hold down the backup spot behind Robin Lehner while starter Craig Anderson..." March 18

  • ‘Hamburglar’ Hammond will get free McDonald’s for life

    Ottawa Sun "Andrew Hammond joked that he didn't eat the hamburger thrown to the ice at Canadian Tire Centre following Sunday's victory because it was "cold." Fact of the matter is, The Hamburglar can now get all he wants, straight off the grill. Thanks to John Bergeron, the Senators goalie will be..." March 17

  • Senators' Anderson out after aggravating hand injury "Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson has aggravated a previous hand injury and will be unavailable for their game Tuesday against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Senators announced. Anderson initially injured his hand in January and missed a month. He's played two games since Jan. 21 because..." March 17

  • Hammond extends streak as Senators nip Flyers

    Ottawa Sun "The Hamburglar was up to his old tricks Sunday. Putting his sparking, undefeated-in-regulation record on the line at home to the Philadelphia Flyers, 27-year-old Andrew Hammond moved to within one win of becoming the first goalie since Frank Brimsek in 1938 to allow two or fewer goals through..." March 16

  • Hamburglar leads Senators over Canadiens 5-2

    Ottawa Sun "The Hamburglar and the Senators stole away another two points Thursday night at the Bell Centre. After spotting the Montreal Canadiens a 2-0 first-period lead, Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond shut the door and his teammates did the rest. Mark Stone scored the third-period winner to give the..." March 13

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Birthday boy Tuukka Rask, Bruins beat Senators

    Boston Herald "Tuukka Rask said all he wanted for his 28th birthday was two points in the Bruins’ huge game against the Ottawa Senators last night. Then the Vezina Trophy-winning goalie went out and gave himself that present. The birthday boy was spectacular, stopping 39 shots to lead the Bruins to a 3-1..." March 11

  • Anderson, Sens avoid colossal collapse against Flames

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators wore smiles Sunday night after breathing a collective sigh of relief. In the end, there was no need to grimace without The Hamburglar. After a blowing a 4-0 lead against the Calgary Flames, the Senators managed to survive the collapse as captain Erik Karlsson scored in the sixth..." March 09

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • No contract talks between Sens and Hammond

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Ottawa Senators will hold off on contract negotiations with goaltender Andrew Hammond until after the season. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the Sens don’t want to “pollute” the 27-year-old with contract talks. Friedman spoke on the subject during the Headlines segment on..." March 08

  • Senators come back to beat lowly Sabres

    Ottawa Sun "Those free hamburgers at McDonald’s Saturday for the 18,241 on hand will taste pretty sweet thanks to The Hamburglar and the Senators. Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond extended his record to 7-0-1 in eight NHL starts and the Senators continued their remarkable run towards a playoff spot with a..." March 07

  • Senators' Hammond finishes off road trip in grand style against Jets

    Ottawa Citizen "Doesn’t everyone love a little Hamburglar on Friday night? That should be on the menu for the Ottawa Senators, when they return home to face the Buffalo Sabres. On Wednesday, the Senators were forced to go with goaltender Andrew Hammond when the announced starter, Craig Anderson, told training..." March 05

  • Dumba's two goals fuels Wild's ride to victory over Ottawa

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "It’s been quite the coming of age for defenseman Matt Dumba since Jared Spurgeon sustained a concussion seven games ago. That night in Calgary, the Wild rookie scored in his front of his family and made two great defensive plays that led to goals, including a game-saving one. Ever since, he..." March 04

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  • Senators GM Murray is still thinking big picture at the trade deadline

    Ottawa Citizen "On the Senators glorious excursion to California, the looming NHL trade deadline is other-worldly stuff. When a lightly regarded team like the Senators, backed by a minor league goaltender nicknamed ‘The Hamburglar,’ sweeps the three California teams in an historic first, two of the wins via..." March 02

  • Senators centre David Legwand offers advice ahead of NHL trade deadline

    Ottawa Sun "Dave Legwand knows all about getting a phone call on trade deadline day. A Nashville Predator for 15 seasons, he was moved to the Detroit Red Wings minutes before time was up for GMs last March. "You never know what can happen," the Senators centre said Saturday afternoon. Legwand had an..." March 01

  • Senators Hoffman scores twice in 4-2 victory over Sharks

    Ottawa Sun "Whatever the Senators packed in their bags for this five-game, 10-day road trip, it’s safe to assume nobody brought a broom. But then, who could have expected they’d sweep through California for the first time in franchise history? Third-period goals 4:07 apart by rookies Mark Stone and Mike..." March 01

  • Sens winger Erik Condra emerging as key fourth-liner

    Ottawa Sun "Erik Condra may be able to relax. Unless GM Bryan Murray gets an offer he can't refuse, the UFA winger may not be going anywhere before Monday's deadline. While a lot might depend on outcome and where the Senators stand after Saturday's visit to San Jose, Murray is certainly leaning towards..." February 28

  • Senators had talks with Leafs about obtaining Clarkson "Turns out the Columbus Blue Jackets weren't the only team intrigued by the idea of giving David Clarkson a change of scenery. Sources tell that the Ottawa Senators had a few conversations with the Toronto Maple Leafs about a Clarkson trade, the idea behind it that perhaps the right..." February 27

  • 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 "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 "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