Ottawa Senators

Karlsson is back skating, but ‘we don’t want him to get too excited,’ says Boucher
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Erik Karlsson hit the ice to skate with his Ottawa Senators teammates on Saturday. Karlsson was a dominant player for Ottawa during the Stanley Cup playoffs despite playing with a foot injury that later required surgery, with an expected recovery time of four months. Head coach Guy Boucher, however, offered some cautionary words on Karlsson’s […]

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2017-18 NHL Preview: Ottawa Senators face uphill battle for playoff spot
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The Ottawa Senators enjoyed an incredible 2016-17 season, finishing just one goal shy of upsetting the Pittsburgh Penguins to earn a trip to the Stanley Cup Final. The Senators are likely going to be in a dog fight for a playoff spot in 2017-18. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning are expected to […]

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Senators’ prospect Colin White out 6-8 weeks with broken wrist
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The club announced Tuesday that prospect center Colin White is out six to eight weeks with a broken left wrist. The Senators selected White 21st overall in the 2015 NHL Draft. After two years at Boston College, he signed his entry-level deal in April and appeared in two regular season games for Ottawa.

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Jared Cowen on buyout from Maple Leafs: ‘it was a joke of a process’
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Jared Cowen has not played in a professional hockey game since February of 2016, just before he was traded by the Ottawa Senators to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the blockbuster Dion Phaneuf trade. Cowen, a top-10 pick in the 2009 NHL draft, never played in a game for the Maple Leafs organization and was […]

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Senators’ MacArthur fails training camp medical test
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Clarke MacArthur, who has a documented history of concussions throughout his career, did not pass his medical testing on Thursday, according to Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion. As a result, MacArthur will not be a part of training camp, according to the Ottawa Citizen. At age 32, MacArthur has appeared in only eight regular […]

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Craig Anderson ‘one hundred percent’ sure he wants to finish career in Ottawa
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Craig Anderson and his family were able to overcome a lot of adversity last season. Anderson was away from the team for a while because his wife was diagnosed with cancer. When he returned to the lineup, he provided the Senators with some strong goaltending, which helped get them to Game 7 the Eastern Conference […]

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VandeVelde, Cramarossa earn PTOs with Senators, Flames
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Forwards Joseph Cramarossa and Chris VandeVelde will attend training camp with the Calgary Flames and Ottawa Senators respectively. Cramarossa, 24, split last season between the Anaheim Ducks and the Vancouver Canucks.

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Prospect d-man Chabot sets sights on making Senators
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With training camps soon opening up, Thomas Chabot is making clear his plan to make the NHL this season. Now, he’s positioned to make the jump to the Ottawa Senators lineup, particularly with the departure of Marc Methot in the offseason. “That’s what it is, that’s what it’s all about nowadays in the NHL.

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Senators reduce capacity at Canadian Tire Centre by 1,500
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Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk believes less could mean more. Tired of seeing too many empty seats, the NHL club is reducing the capacity at Canadian Tire Centre by 1,500 to about 17,000. ''The attendance shifts have been dramatic over a period of two decades,'' Melnyk said Thursday.

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Jared Cowen aims to resurrect career with Avalanche
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The Colorado Avalanche announced that they handed defenseman Jared Cowen a PTO for their upcoming training camp. Things started out great with the Ottawa Senators, who selected him with the ninth pick of the 2009 NHL Draft. A combination of poor play and injuries made those high hopes fizzle out dramatically for Cowen, who was […]

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Alfredsson left front office job with Sens to be ‘stay-at-home dad for a while’
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Many people were surprised to see Daniel Alfredsson leave his role as senior advisor of hockey operations with the Ottawa Senators. The 44-year-old, who has four boys, is moving into a new house in Ottawa, and says the family will live there for the foreseeable future. Despite stepping away from the NHL for now, he […]

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What if … Ottawa landed Gary Roberts at 2007 trade deadline? (NHL Alternate History)
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Note: It’s the NHL Alternate History project! We’ve asked fans and bloggers from 31 teams to pick one turning point in their franchise’s history and ask ‘what if things had gone differently?’ Trades, hirings, firings, wins, losses, injuries … all of it. Or what if the Senators pulled the trigger on any of the various trade proposals […]

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