Ottawa Senators

Sens sign Jean-Gabriel Pageau to 3-year, $9.3 million deal
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The Ottawa Senators avoided arbitration with restricted free agent forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau on Monday by agreeing to terms on a $9.3 million, three-year contract. Pageau had eight playoff goals last spring as the Senators reached the Eastern Conference final. ''As an organization we are thrilled that we got this contract done,'' Senators general manager Pierre […]

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Wiercioch, an analytics darling, needs to find aggressive side in Vancouver
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Patrick Wiercioch is one of those guys who looks good on a spreadsheet. Wiercioch, a 26-year-old defenseman, has long been touted in the analytics community as an undervalued asset. During his time with the Ottawa Senators, it caused a few good debates between the numbers folks and the more traditional eyeball testers.

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Daniel Alfredsson steps away from Ottawa Senators, NHL
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In 2013, Daniel Alfredsson made waves around the free agent frenzy, leaving the Ottawa Senators in July after 17 years and signing with the Detroit Red Wings. In 2017, Alfredsson made waves again on July 1 – by leaving the Ottawa Senators, again. Alfredsson, the team’s senior advisor of hockey operations, announced he would not […]

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Daniel Alfredsson announces he is leaving Senators’ front office
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After spending the past two seasons working in the Ottawa Senators’ front office as a senior advisor of hockey operations, Daniel Alfredsson announced on Saturday that he is leaving the organization and for the time being stepping away from the game of hockey. “After two enjoyable years learning about the front office of hockey with […]

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Report: Senators plan to keep Phaneuf, after asking him to waive NMC
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It’s been an interesting few weeks to say the least for the Ottawa Senators and Dion Phaneuf. There were also reports of trade interest in Phaneuf, who is 32 years old and with four years remaining on a pricey seven-year, $49 million contract. Phaneuf denied Ottawa’s request to waive, and the Senators ended up losing […]

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Flyers free-agent goalie fits: Brian Elliott
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Each day this week until July 1, the day free agency begins, Tom Dougherty, Jordan Hall and Greg Paone will profile the five best goalie options for the Flyers on the open market and project their likelihood of signing. Drafted in the ninth round (291st overall) of the loaded 2003 draft by the Ottawa Senators, […]

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What the Marc Methot deal says about the Golden Knights, Senators
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The Vegas Golden Knights have dealt former Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot to the Dallas Stars. The Vegas Golden Knights have dealt the veteran defenseman – and who many believe was their most valuable trade chip picked up in the Expansion Draft – to the Dallas Stars for a second-round draft selection in 2020 and […]

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Report: Sens tried to get Methot back from Vegas
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The Ottawa Senators did their best to make sure they didn’t lose Marc Methot in the expansion draft. They attempted to get Dion Phaneuf to waive his no-move clause so they could keep Methot, but that didn’t work out. On Monday, TSN hockey analyst Pierre

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Rangers GM ‘open to anything’ on new Zibanejad contract
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Along with working to fix his team’s defense, the big issue at hand for New York Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton this offseason is coming to terms with restricted free agents Jesper Fast and Mika Zibanejad. What those contracts will look like, however, seems to be a bit of a mystery and Gorton doesn’t seem […]

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Masterton Trophy caps emotional year for Craig, Nicholle Anderson
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The Bill Masterton Trophy isn’t the highlight of Craig Anderson‘s 2016-17 season, but it’s a fitting way to cap an emotional year both on and off the ice. Most importantly for Anderson and his family is that his wife Nicholle was declared cancer-free. Anderson spent significant portions of this past campaign by her side during […]

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Report: There’s ‘trade interest’ for Sens’ Phaneuf
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The Ottawa Senators are one of several teams to keep an eye on during the expansion draft process. The Sens are in a bit of a sticky situation when it comes to their defense. They asked Dion Phaneuf to waive his no-movement clause so they could expose

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Erik Karlsson gone for four months after foot surgery
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The fact that Erik Karlsson played with a damaged foot in the playoffs is remarkable. The fact that he played so well with a damaged foot that he earned a Conn Smythe vote without actually appearing in the Stanley Cup Final is extraordinary. Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion announced that captain Erik Karlsson had […]

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