The Ottawa Senators have never won a Game 7. They will have a chance to change that Thursday against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Ottawa Senators have defied odds during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and they’ve done so with what’s often been an ice-cold power play. They finally struck gold on the man advantage on Tuesday, and at a key moment. The Pittsburgh Penguins were dominating
Did Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson steal Game 6 with a 45-save performance, Mike Sullivan? Did Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson steal Game 6 with a 45-save performance, Matt Murray? Anderson had a big night,” said the Penguins goalie, who made 28 saves.
Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final was not the finest few hours for NHL officiating. There was also a cavalcade of abuse suffered by Penguins star Sidney Crosby at the hands of the Ottawa Senators. This is nothing new for Crosby, being that it’s an NHL playoff game and opposing teams celebrate by treating […]
The Ottawa Senators fell to a humiliating 7-0 defeat in Game 5 against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday to leave them on the brink of Stanley Cup elimination.
When the Pittsburgh Penguins lost defenseman Kris Letang for the entire postseason it was thought be a crushing blow to their chances to repeat as Stanley Cup champions. Not only is Letang one of the best defensemen in the world, he is one of the most important cogs in the Penguins’ machine. During last year’s […]
In the early stages of the Eastern Conference Final, the narrative attached to the Ottawa Senators was they were a boring team to watch, running a neutral zone trap, squeezing the offensive life out of their opponents and games. It became such a self-aware story that fans chanted "1-3-1" at Canadian Tire Centre after the […]
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley thought he had opened the scoring in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Ottawa Senators. There was a scramble in front of Senators goalie Craig Anderson at 3:04 of the second period. Daley finally jabbed it past Anderson for the 1-0 Penguins’ lead.
Craig Anderson saved the day, saved the Ottawa Senators’ season and saved nearly everything else in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Senators goalie made 45 saves to backstop Ottawa to a 2-1 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, avoiding elimination and forcing a Game 7 on Thursday night. It was a mighty […]
The Ottawa Senators got destroyed by the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5, but teams have had a knack of coming back stronger following a blowout loss in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Pittsburgh is winning the battle of broken teams. If the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins win one more game and advance to the Stanley Cup Final, it’ll be because they battled through injuries to key players. The Ottawa Senators are failing in that regard, but you can hardly blame them.
Pittsburgh leads the series 3-2 and can clinch a spot in the Stanley Cup Final on Tuesday in Ottawa. Murray, making his second start after being injured most of the postseason, made 25 saves. Sidney Crosby, Bryan Rust and Phil Kessel each had a goal and an assist, and Carter Rowney and Evgeni Malkin each […]