Fresh off a romp through Western Canada, the Ottawa Senators are getting a huge momentum boost with the return of superstar defenseman Erik Karlsson. The Senators' captain will be back in the lineup Tuesday when the Vancouver Canucks visit a surging Ottawa team looking for its fourth win in a row. Karlsson missed the first […]
Step aside Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson is the NHL’s top player, or so says his coach. “I think he’s the best player in the world,” Senators bench boss Guy Boucher told reporters Monday. “He has an impact on everything. Your breakouts, your transition, your offensive zone, your power play, […]
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
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 […]
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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. • The late owner of the Philadelphia Flyers had part of a city street named after him on Thursday. • The Ottawa Senators have done a good […]
MAY 13: Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators makes a save against Sidney Crosby #87 and Patric Hornqvist #72 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period in Game One of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at PPG PAINTS Arena on May 13, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Ottawa Senators had a glaring weakness in the regular season, but they’ve rectified it in a major way this spring. Preventing opposing power-play goals was a significant challenge for Ottawa over the 82-game schedule, and particularly down the stretch. The Senators ranked in the bottom third of the NHL over the entire regular season […]
The Ottawa Senators should not be where they are right now. Not according to the pundits and popular picks on the NHL playoff tree, at least. They’re set to square off with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final, and it’s the first
Over the past three weeks, Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson has continued to look more and more valuable, which is saying a lot for one of inarguably the league's most indispensable players. Ottawa holds a 3-1 series lead against the Boston Bruins in their first-round Eastern Conference series, and the Senators captain and star defenseman […]
In the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, it’s Erik Karlsson who fits to a tee whatever definition you ascribe to the term “gamebreaker.” Over the past three games, the Ottawa Senators defenseman has reminded the hockey world that he’s quite simply one of the best at any position, setting up key goals in ways that few […]
Ottawa Senators Mike Hoffman connects on a power play to score his second goal of the game and take a commanding 3-0 lead over the Boston Bruins.