Well, here we are. Game 7 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators. The loser will go home, while the winner will take on the Nashville Predators in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. It doesn’t get much better than this. Here’s what you need
Last night, the Nashville Predators demoralized the Ducks and advanced to their first-ever Stanley Cup Final. Will we learn their opponent tonight or on Thursday? That’s up to how the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators perform in Game 6 of the
Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators bounced back nicely two days after a blowout loss put them on the brink of elimination. Anderson stopped 45 shots, Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the […]
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Why Guy Boucher wouldn’t have taken the Ottawa Senators job without Craig Anderson in goal. • It wasn’t pretty, but the Senators won and that’s all […]
The Stanley Cup Playoffs often feel like a battle of attrition, which only makes the introduction of fresh faces that much more compelling. Try this on for size: with their playoff lives on the line, the Ottawa Senators will see the playoff debut of 2015 first-rounder* Colin White against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. After […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins can advance to the Stanley Cup Final with a win on Tuesday night when they face the Senators in Ottawa in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Pittsburgh Penguins are 17-8 in their last 25 games against the Ottawa Senators. With one more win over the Senators this Tuesday night […]
Entire rows in the upper deck of the Canadian Tire Centre still haven’t been sold for tonight’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final between the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Senators’ attendance has been a big story throughout these playoffs.
The Ottawa Senators are once again well short of a sellout for Tuesday’s do-or-die Game 6 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, with hundreds of tickets still up for grabs hours before puck drop. “It’s very disturbing, however, knowing the players and coaches they will be trying their hardest for Ottawa,” owner Eugene Melnyk told the Ottawa […]
Ottawa Senators head coach Guy Boucher gives instruction to Clarke MacArthur (16) during the third period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 13, 2017. The Ottawa Senators are in a place against the Pittsburgh Penguins that they’ve yet to experience this postseason. […]
The Eastern Conference Final is now a best of three, thanks to the Penguins rebound victory in Ottawa to tie the Senators at two wins apiece. Matt Murray was solid in goal in his second playoff appearance this postseason, but the Penguins as a whole looked much better after their Game 3 thrashing. Instead, the […]
The Ottawa Senators are two wins away from reaching the Stanley Cup Final for a lot of reasons. For one, Erik Karlsson has turned in a Conn Smythe worthy performance on the blue line. One area that is not really responsible for their postseason success, however, has been the power play.
The Pittsburgh Penguins played the role of party pooper Sunday on Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson's 36th birthday. Pittsburgh peppered Anderson, scoring four goals in the first period en route to a 7-0 win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final. The victory gives the Penguins a 3-2 series lead, and puts them one […]