Senators Rumors & News

  • Senators' Chris Neil: Week-to-week with broken finger

    CBS Sports "Neil (finger) is expected to miss "weeks" due to his broken finger, Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun reports. In terms of fantasy value, Neil doesn't offer much outside of PIM considering he averages a meager 7:26 of ice time per game and has snagged a paltry three points in 52 outings this..." March 01

  • Senators trade Lazar to Flames for Jokipakka

    TSN "The Ottawa Senators have traded forward Curtis Lazar to the Calgary Flames, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reports. The Senators also sent Mike Kostka to Calgary for defenceman Jyrki Jokipakka and a second-round pick. Lazar, 21, has no goals and one assists in 33 games this..." March 01

  • Curtis Lazar on the move?

    Sportsnet "The Ottawa Senators have been busy, bringing in Burrows on Monday and adding Viktor Stalberg a day later in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. That’s two forwards in about 24 hours. Suddenly, the Senators are flush up front, meaning Curtis Lazar might be the odd man out. According to..." February 28

  • Hurricanes send Stalberg to Ottawa for pick

    Ottawa Citizen "Pierre Dorion has struck again. The Senators GM continued to bulk up for the playoffs by acquiring winger Viktor Stalberg from the Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday. The Senators have sent a third-round pick to the Canes. Trying to make sure this club gets to the playoffs, Dorion made his second..." February 28

  • Senators announce 2-year extension for newly acquired Burrows

    TSN "The Ottawa Senators have signed veteran forward Alex Burrows to a two-year contract extension, a day after acquiring him from the Vancouver Canucks. The contract, which kicks in next season, is worth $5 million over two years and includes a 10-team no-trade list. The 35-year-old has scored..." February 28

  • Kucherov's hat trick leads Lightning past Senators

    The Sports Xchange "TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning refused to play like a team packing it in despite seeing two key players moved out before the trade deadline. In a playoff-intense showing, the Lightning ran roughshod over the Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Monday night at Amalie Arena after seeing Ben Bishop..." February 27

  • Senators finalizing deal for Canucks Alex Burrows

    Ottawa Citizen "The Senators are closing in on a deal for Vancouver Canucks winger Alex Burrows, Postmedia has learned. It’s believed the 35-year-old is working on a contract extension with Ottawa and it’s not know what is going the other way. He is making an average of $4.5 million per-season and is..." February 27

  • Senators find their way past Panthers

    The Sports Xchange "SUNRISE, Fla. -- Reilly Smith missed an easy chance for a goal, indicative of the kind of night it was for the Florida Panthers. On the other side, Erik Karlsson produced two assists and Kyle Turris scored the go-ahead goal as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Panthers 2-1 on Sunday night at..." February 26

  • For Eddie Lack, the Canes’ win over the Senators had extra meaning

    Raleigh News & Observer "For Eddie Lack, helping the Carolina Hurricanes win a hockey game, ending a five-game winless streak, was the most important thing Friday. That he shut out the Ottawa Senators 3-0, making 34 saves, was personally gratifying given his injuries and missed games this season. But the game..." February 26

  • Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher on getting the most out of people

    Sportsnet "Whatever the context, Guy Boucher has his bases covered. The Ottawa Senators coach has four degrees, including a master’s in sports psychology from Montreal’s McGill University, where he played hockey and later got his first real coaching gig as an assistant with the McGill Redmen. In addition..." February 25

  • Sens' Stone, Hoffman return to practice, but unlikely to play

    Ottawa Citizen "There were a couple of familiar faces back on the ice with the Senators on Thursday afternoon at PNC Arena. Whether either of them will suit up Friday night is unlikely, but Senators fans were breathing a sigh of relief anyway. After leaving Sunday’s 3-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets with..." February 24

  • Lack, Hurricanes blank Senators

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Through a lot of inactivity, in part because of a lingering concussion, Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack never lost faith. As it turned out his teammates had his back as well. Lack recorded his first victory since October by stopping 34 shots as the Hurricanes..." February 24

  • 10 NHL teams that could make a splash at the trade deadline

    Fox Sports "The NHL's March 1 trade deadline is quickly approaching, which means rumors and speculation surrounding possible moves will be flying. With quite a lot of parity across the league, several bubble teams are facing some tough decisions surrounding whether to buy or sell. We've already..." February 23

  • Senators’ Bobby Ryan expected to miss one month with finger injury

    Sportsnet "Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will not require surgery on his broken finger and is expected to miss about a month of action. Ryan suffered the injury in Saturday night’s win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. The 29-year-old has 12 goals and 24 points in 50 games this season. He is in the..." February 21

  • Banged-up Sens sink Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, NJ -- For the second time in less than a week, the Ottawa Senators skated out of the Prudential Center with two crucial road points after beating the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Tuesday night. Missing three of their top forwards -- the injured Mark Stone, Mike Hoffman, and Bobby Ryan --..." February 21

  • Stone leaves game after head shot from Trouba

    Sporting News "A hit to the head of Senators winger Mark Stone could cost Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba more than the controversial penalty he received in Sunday's 3-2 Winnipeg win. The play occurred at the 13:22 mark of the third period with Stone, who began the season recovering from a concussion, was..." February 20

  • ‘It looks like a disaster’ — Senators could be facing more injury problems

    Pro Hockey Talk "Not only did the Ottawa Senators lose on Sunday, but three different forwards left the game because of injury. And that was after they had already lost forward Bobby Ryan indefinitely because of a hand injury. In a 3-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets, the Senators had Mike Hoffman, Mark Stone and..." February 20

  • Sens recall pair of forwards in wake of multiple injuries

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Ottawa Senators have called up some reinforcements from the AHL. Forwards Casey Bailey and Max McCormick are on their way to the big club, in the wake of Sunday’s 3-2 loss to the Jets that saw Mike Hoffman, Mark Stone and Tommy Wingels all leave with injuries. The Sens also went into..." February 20

  • Sens re-sign Claesson to 1-year extension

    Pro Hockey Rumors "While Arizona and Calgary finish the details on a trade featuring a free agent defenseman, the Ottawa Senators have re-signed one of their own. The team announced today that they’ve signed Fredrik Claesson to a one-year extension worth $650,000. Claesson has played just 19 games for the..." February 20

  • Jacob Trouba scheduled for hearing after hit on Mark Stone

    Ottawa Citizen "Jacob Trouba could get the book thrown at him by the NHL. The NHL’s department of player safety confirmed that the Winnipeg Jets defenceman has a hearing Monday afternoon for his check to the head of Senators winger Mark Stone in Ottawa’s 3-2 loss Sunday at the Canadian Tire Centre. Stone..." February 20

  • Jets hold off Senators

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- After such a good start, the Winnipeg Jets had to wait until after the final buzzer sounded for confirmation of their second win this weekend. Finally, video review on a scramble around goalie Connor Hellebuyck's net proved inconclusive and the Jets left Canadian Tire Centre with a..." February 19

  • Senators' Ryan out indefinitely after taking shot off hand

    CBC Sports "The Ottawa Senators announced on Sunday that winger Bobby Ryan is out indefinitely after injuring his right index finger during Saturday's win against Toronto. Ryan, who has 24 points in 50 games this season for the Senators, took a shot off his right hand in the third period against the Maple..." February 19

  • Brassard helps Senators rally past Maple Leafs

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- The Ottawa Senators kept the faith. When the Toronto Maple Leafs came back with three straight goals to take the lead, they did not panic and stayed with the plan. It worked. The Senators rallied with four goals -- two into an empty net -- in the third period to defeat the..." February 18

  • Condon, Senators blank Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- There was nothing enjoyable about watching the Ottawa Senators play the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Just ask the players that won the game. "It was probably not the most fun game to watch," Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson said. "Tonight, there wasn't a..." February 16

  • Eugene Melnyk says he will open wallet for Sens trades — within reason

    Ottawa Citizen "Eugene Melnyk couldn’t be more excited with his Senators. And, if Ottawa GM Pierre Dorion wants to spend to get a player at the deadline then he’s going to get the green light. The Senators owner indicated Wednesday he doesn’t want Dorion gambling the club’s future assets just to make the..." February 16

  • Lazar’s agent and Senators set to meet on Saturday

    Ottawa Citizen "For the time being, Curtis Lazar isn’t going anywhere. Other than to New Jersey and Toronto with the Ottawa Senators, that is. Come Saturday, though, Senators general manager Pierre Dorion will talk face-to-face with Lazar’s agent, J.P. Barry, about what’s next in a season that has gone from..." February 16

  • Senators forward Neil no longer healthy scratch

    Ottawa Sun "Sitting doesn’t sit well with Chris Neil. The Senators veteran winger is scheduled to return to the lineup Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres after being a healthy scratch for two straight games and four of the club’s last five. The 37-year-old Neil is just trying to make the best of..." February 15

  • Mike Comrie Investigated for Rape

    TMZ "Former NHL star Mike Comrie -- once married to Hilary Duff -- is under investigation by the LAPD for allegedly raping a woman at his L.A. home, but he claims it was consensual ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us the woman claims she met up with Comrie at a bar Saturday night..." February 15

  • Welcome Curtis Lazar to the trade rumor mill

    Pro Hockey Talk "Curtis Lazar was not in the Senators lineup Tuesday against the Sabres, reportedly a healthy scratch for a fourth consecutive game. This development has kick-started speculation about his future with the Senators, the team that selected him in the first round, 17th overall, of the 2013 NHL..." February 15

  • Lehner leads Sabres over Sens

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- The curse of Robin Lehner continues to haunt the Ottawa Senators. The Buffalo Sabres goalie remained undefeated in regulation time against his former team with a 39-save, 3-2 victory on Tuesday night at Canadian Tire Centre. Lehner is 4-0-2 against the Senators since they..." February 14

  • Senators' Ryan on track for his least productive offensive season

    Ottawa Citizen "The stresses of first-line pay for third-line play. Winger Bobby Ryan hasn’t been demoted, he’s just been re-deployed by Senators coach Guy Boucher. So as the Senators prepare to face the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night on a two-game winning streak to close out this homestand at the Canadian..." February 14

  • Current Avs-Sens trade scenario 'wouldn’t make sense' for Ottawa: Dorion

    Ottawa Sun "Don’t go out and purchase a Matt Duchene jersey if you’re an Ottawa Senators fan. Senators GM Pierre Dorion, speaking on TSN 1200 after the club’s skate at the Canadian Tire Centre Monday, confirmed he has held talks with Colorado Avalanche GM Joe Sakic about a possible trade but indicated a..." February 14

  • Anderson, Senators blank Islanders

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- Making his first start in 68 days, Craig Anderson pitched a shutout. The Ottawa Senators goalie returned to the team with a bang, stopping 33 shots in a 3-0 win over the New York Islanders at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday afternoon. Anderson had not played since Dec. 5 because..." February 11

  • Senators' Anderson returns for 1st start in 2 months

    Ottawa Sun "Craig Anderson will be back in net Saturday afternoon for the Ottawa Senators against the New York Islanders. Anderson hasn’t played since an 8-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Dec. 5. He has been by the side of his wife, Nicholle, who is in the midst of treatment for a rare throat..." February 11

  • Senators waive Andrew Hammond

    Pro Hockey Talk "Craig Anderson is back in the lineup for the Ottawa Senators on Saturday afternoon and that means they had to make a roster move to make room for him. That move was to waive goaltender Andrew Hammond, who is celebrating his 29th birthday on Saturday. Hammond, who burst onto the scene and..." February 11

  • Sens begin preliminary extension talks with Condon

    Ottawa Sun "Mike Condon is worried about the present and not the future. But the Senators goaltender told Postmedia before he returned to the club’s net Thursday night against the Dallas Stars that despite being an unrestricted free agent on July 1 he’d be happy to stay with Ottawa. Though the Senators..." February 10

  • Senators pull out of two-game slide with 3-2 win

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- - One year to the day after he was acquired in a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Dion Phaneuf made it an anniversary to remember. The veteran defenseman scored a drought-stopping, shorthanded goal and was a key member of a penalty-killing unit that was a perfect 6-for-6 as the..." February 09

  • Senators may ask Phaneuf to waive NMC before expansion draft

    Sportsnet "One of the biggest questions NHL teams will debate about internally leading up to the NHL Expansion Draft is what to do with veteran players locked into lucrative, long-term contracts that have no-movement clauses. One of those teams is the Ottawa Senators and one of those players is Dion..." February 09

  • Havlat retires after 14 NHL seasons

    TSN "Winger Martin Havlat announced his retirement from the NHL on Wednesday after 14 seasons and 790 career games. Havlat, 35, scored 242 career goals and tallied 594 career points with the Ottawa Senators, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks, New Jersey Devils and St. Louis..." February 08

  • Blues blow past Senators

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- Jake Allen thought it was as complete a game as his team has played in a long time. Even better than the night before, given the circumstances. "We played great from the get-go even though it was a back-to-back," the St. Louis Blues goalie said after a 6-0 shutout of the..." February 07

  • NHL Players To Rate Ice Conditions

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The NHL is finally doing something to remedy the increased complaints of bad ice surfaces around the league. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the NHL and NHLPA are creating a subcommittee to monitor and address poor ice issues. The subcommittee—called the Playing Environment..." February 07

  • NHL trade deadline 2017: Top 10 players who could be on the move

    USA Today "The most talked-about player in the NHL trade market isn’t the most likely to be dealt before the March 1 deadline. Several teams want Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, but piecing together an in-season deal could be too complicated. Some Duchene suitors are playoff teams, and meeting the..." February 07

  • Sabres' Lehner savors shutout against former team

    The Sports Xchange "BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Robin Lehner picked up his first shutout of the season and it came against his former team. Lehner made 37 saves to lead the Sabres to a 4-0 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. It was the fourth career shutout for the 25-year-old, whom the Sabres acquired..." February 04

  • NHL close to finalizing games in Sweden, China

    Sportsnet "The NHL is close to finalizing talks with the players’ association that would bring games to Sweden and China next season, according to ESPN’s Scott Burnside. If approved, Stockholm, Sweden would play host to the Ottawa Senators and Colorado Avalanche for two regular-season games in November,..." February 04

  • Senators prevail in Boucher's return to Tampa

    The Sports Xchange "TAMPA, Fla. -- Mark Stone helped ensure his coach's return to his first NHL home ended in success. Stone scored twice and added an assist as Ottawa defeated Tampa Bay 5-2 at Amalie Arena on Thursday in the first game for Senators coach Guy Boucher in Tampa since he was fired toward the end..." February 02

  • NHL players called ‘puppets’ in major lawsuit

    Detroit News "Court documents unsealed in Minnesota reveal the NHL calling former players who filed a lawsuit over concussion claims “mere puppets” of a public-relations company when they provided statements to the media about the case, TSN reported Tuesday. In seeking access to correspondence between the..." February 01

  • Wild Trade Hagel To Senators For Future Considerations

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Minnesota Wild and Ottawa Senators have made a minor trade on Wednesday morning, according to Michael Russo of the Star Tribune. The Wild have sent minor-league forward Marc Hagel to the Senators in exchange for future considerations. Hagel has 76 points in 198 games at the AHL level. All..." February 01

  • Panthers' Marchessault scores winner in wild one vs. Sens

    The Sports Xchange "SUNRISE, Fla. -- On a night full of offensive highlights, the ugliest goal was the most crucial. Jonathan Marchessault scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:03 left in the third period to lead the Florida Panthers past the Ottawa Senators 6-5 on Tuesday night at the BB&T Center...." January 31

  • 2017 All Star Game earns highest overnight rating since 2004

    Fanrag Sports "The NHL All Star Game is a constant source of debate. Some fans love it, others hate it – and yet more think it’s a dying source of entertainment. If the NBC overnight ratings hold any weight, though, it’s possible that the declining interest may not be as true as fans think: According to..." January 30

  • NHL Stars Support Going To Olympics In 2018

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Alexander Ovechkin, Connor McDavid, Jonathan Toews, and Sidney Crosby all agree. The NHL should go to the Pyeongchang Olympics in 2018. Now it’s just up to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and IOC President Rene Fasel to hammer out a deal. Toews told TSN’s Frank Seravalli “quite frankly, to..." January 30