Ottawa Senators

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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NHL expansion draft rumors 2017: Dion Phaneuf reportedly refuses Senators request to waive NMC
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Ottawa must now protect him and his massive cap hit. More than a few high-priced veterans have been asked by their clubs to waive their no-trade or no-movement clauses ahead of the NHL expansion draft. Per reports by TSN insider Bob McKenzie, the Ottawa Senators asked defenseman Dion Phaneuf to waive his NMC this week.

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Reports: Hartnell, Ladd, Boychuk not asked to waive no-move clauses
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Monday was the deadline for NHL teams to ask players to waive no-movement clauses so they could be exposed to the NHL expansion draft on June 21. With that deadline looming we learned about a couple of players that have been asked to waive, including Ottawa Senators defenseman Dion Phaneuf (no word yet on his […]

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Report: Senators ask Phaneuf to waive no-movement clause
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The Ottawa Senators have reportedly asked defenseman Dion Phaneuf to waive his no-movement clause, which could then expose him in the Vegas expansion draft later this month. Players with no-movement clauses are automatically protected — unless they choose to waive that. Senators general manager Pierre Dorion didn’t rule out the possibility of this happening when […]

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Lundqvist suffered knee injury at World Championships
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will spend most of his summer rehabbing a knee injury that he suffered while playing for the Swedish national team at the 2017 World Championships. Following the Rangers’ second-round playoff loss to the Ottawa Senators, Lundqvist joined team Sweden and helped lead them to the Gold Medal. Lundqvist seemed […]

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Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents
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Through two games of the Stanley Cup Final, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been badly outshot, lost the majority of faceoffs and had the puck far less than the Nashville Predators. The Penguins frustrated the Columbus Blue Jackets, Washington Capitals and Ottawa Senators with this unconventional method of winning and are doing it again, needing just […]

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Ducks and assistant coach Paul MacLean mutually part ways
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Paul MacLean is no longer with the Anaheim Ducks. The club stated on Thursday that MacLean, one of the team’s assistant coaches, and the Ducks have mutually parted ways following the expiration of his contract. MacLean was head coach of the Ottawa Senators for three-plus seasons prior to joining the Ducks as an assistant in […]

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Senators' Derick Brassard to miss 4-5 months after labrum surgery
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – MARCH 28: Derick Brassard #19 of the Ottawa Senators skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on March 28, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Senators 3-2 in the shootout. (Photo by Bruce

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Sens GM doesn’t rule out possibility of asking Dion Phaneuf to waive NMC for expansion draft
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Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion met with reporters on Monday, and quickly made one thing clear heading into the summer: Craig Anderson will be protected from the expansion draft. Beyond that, Dorion has a myriad of pending decisions on his plate over the next few weeks — as does every NHL general manager, with […]

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The Senators have a very, very, very long list of injuries from the playoffs
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On Monday, Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion went through a laundry list of players dealing with injuries, following his team’s run to the Eastern Conference Final. The detail he went into shows the price some players paid, as the Senators pushed the Penguins to double overtime of Game 7 in the third round. It […]

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