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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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Senators failed to learn from Hammond mistake by rewarding Condon
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No good deed goes unpunished. The adage held true when the Ottawa Senators seemingly gave a just reward to goaltender Andrew Hammond after his spectacular run as a replacement for injured goaltenders Craig Anderson and Robin Lehner in the second half of the 2014-15 NHL season. Hammond went 20-1-2 in 23 starts and earned the […]

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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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Senators sign Mike Condon to 3-year contract worth $2.4M per year
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One of the top backup goaltenders expected to be available in free agency this summer is now off the market, as the Ottawa Senators announced they have signed Mike Condon to a three-year contract worth $7.2 million. The contract will pay $1.7 million in year one, $2.5 million in year two, and $3 million in […]

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Report: Senators tried to reacquire Methot from Golden Knights
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The Ottawa Senators attempted to recoup their lost expansion pick, but ultimately failed to do so. The club lost defenseman Marc Methot in last week’s draft after which it became abundantly clear that the Vegas Golden Knights were looking to flip the 32-year-old for assets. Having tried to persuade the Golden Knights to lay off, […]

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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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Senators at 25: A look back at Ottawa's expansion draft
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While the Vegas Golden Knights are set to put together their inaugural roster in just a few days, it has been 25 years since the Ottawa Senators conducted their expansion draft prior to the 1992-93 season. The Senators and Tampa Bay Lightning, who joined the league the same year, each chose 21 players – two […]

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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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Senators ask Dion Phaneuf to waive no-move clause for expansion draft
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The Ottawa Senators have reportedly asked defenceman Dion Phaneuf to waive his no-movement clause for the purpose of exposing him in the June 21 NHL expansion draft. If Phaneuf, 32, agrees to waive the clause, the Senators will not be forced to protect him from the expansion draft, and can instead use

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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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NHL Expansion Draft: Ottawa Senators Protection Strategy
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In the NHL Expansion Draft, who do the Ottawa Senators protect? Which strategy do they use, 7-3-1 or 4-4? Who do the Vegas Golden Knights take from this Senators roster?In the NHL Expansion Draft this year, the Senators have one fundamental question: which strategy to use.Most of their dec…

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