Senators Rumors & News

  • Crosby makes memorable off-ice assist to help ailing 14-year-old boy in Ottawa

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It might be one of Sidney Crosby’s finest assists, and it didn’t happen anywhere near a sheet of ice. While watching a Canadian TV network, Crosby heard the story of Jonathan Pitre, a 14-year-old Ottawa-area resident who suffers from Epidermolysis bullosa, which the Mayo Clinic website..." April 25

  • Clarke MacArthur, Jean-Gabriel Pageau in question after Game 5 injuries "Ottawa Senators forwards Clarke MacArthur and Jean-Gabriel Pageau were injured in Friday night's 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Senators coach Dave Cameron said both are day to day. Pageau blocked a P.K. Subban shot and limped off the ice in the third period." April 25

  • Sens stare down elimination once again and come out on top against Canadiens

    Ottawa Citizen "Get out those tix for Game 6. They can be redeemed at the usual Canadian Tire Centre gates Sunday evening for a 6 p.m. start, now that the Senators have tended to business in Game 5, just the latest in a string of fearless performances by the local heroes. Like the great Houdini, the..." April 25

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Chiasson confirms he's in for Ottawa tonight. Coach told him this morning

  • Gaudreau, Ekblad, Stone named finalists for Calder; Forsberg left off ballot

    The Score "Three freshmen are over the final hurdle in the sprint toward the Calder Trophy. Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad and forwards Johnny Gaudreau and Mark Stone of the Calgary Flames and Ottawa Senators, respectively, have been tabbed as the three finalists for the award handed out to the..." April 24

  • Ottawa Senators shut out Montreal Canadiens at home

    Ottawa Sun "Cancel those tee times. Craig Anderson was perfect and so was the timing for Mike Hoffman. While the Senators' top goaltender shut the door with 28 stops for his third career playoff shutout, Hoffman scored the third period winner to send this first round playoff series back to Montreal for..." April 23

  • Expect Senators netminder Craig Anderson to get the call

    Ottawa Sun "Dave Cameron didn't answer the burning question Tuesday. The Senators' coach wanted to speak with goaltender Craig Anderson before confirming he'll make the start in Game 4 against the Montreal Canadiens Wednesday night with Ottawa facing elimination trailing 3-0. It wouldn't make sense to..." April 22

  • Senators attend memorial service for assistant coach Mark Reeds "Being down 3-0 in a playoff series pales in comparison to saying goodbye to a close friend. That was the reality of the moment for the Ottawa Senators on Monday, as hockey took a backseat while the club and its players attended a memorial service for assistant coach Mark Reeds, who died of..." April 20

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    Don Brennan @SunDoniB

    Phillips having back surgery tomorrow. Cameron says he's expected back at camp #sens

  • Dale Weise ties it late, scores in OT to give Canadiens 3-0 series lead

    Montreal Gazette "Ottawa goaltender Craig Anderson said he wanted to recreate the good memories from the Senators’ 2013 playoff win over the Canadiens and he did exactly that for 54 minutes Sunday night. Pressed into service on the strength of his experience, Anderson lost his shutout when Dale Weise scored on a..." April 20

  • Senators Phillips to have surgery, done for season "Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips will unergo back surgery on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Phillips, 37, appeared in 36 games with the Senators this season, registering three assists. The Senators currently trail the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 in their..." April 20

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    Wayne Scanlan @HockeyScanner

    Looks like Neil in for Chiasson.

  • 6d
    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Hammond confirms he's out. Supports coach's decision. Says Cameron told him this morning.

  • 6d
    Don Brennan @SunDoniB

    Further evidence of a change - Anderson first goalie off the ice. #sens

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    Brent Wallace @tsn_wally

    Cameron says he hasn’t made up his mind on a starting goalie for game 3.

  • Galchenyuk foils Hamburgler and Senators in OT

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Alex Galchenyuk scored at 3:40 of overtime to give the Canadiens a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators Friday night at the Bell Centre. Galchenyuk scored on the rebound of a shot by Brendan Gallagher after Tomas Plekanec picked off a weak pass by Eric Gryba in the Ottawa zone. It..." April 18

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    Ottawa Senators @Senators

    The coach confirms that Mark Stone will be a game-time decision tonight. #Sens

  • Habs survive own-goal, loss of Subban in wild win over Sens

    Montreal Gazette "A duel of goaltenders, they said it would be. Tight-collar hockey. Players checking each other so tightly, there would be no daylight between them. Here’s hoping sidelined Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty didn’t aggravate whatever’s hurting him by laughing himself silly, wherever he was..." April 16

  • Ottawa general manager says P.K. Subban threatened Mark Stone before slash

    Yahoo! Sports "Of course this P.K. Subban/Mark Stone slash thing got weirder after Thursday’s practice media availability following Montreal’s Game 1 win over the Senators. Why? Because it’s the playoffs. And both teams hate each other. And they’re both Canadian and on the East Coast, which means a ton of..." April 16

  • Stone suffered microfracture on Subban slash, Sens confirm

    Pro Hockey Talk "I hate using a term like slash-gate, but I have a slash-gate update for you. On Thursday morning, Ottawa announced that Mark Stone — the recipient of a P.K. Subban slash in Wednesday’s series-opening loss to Montreal — has suffered a microfracture in his right wrist, and that his availability..." April 16

  • Subban, Cameron face no punishment after Game 1 "Montreal Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban will not be suspended for his slash on Ottawa Senators rookie forward Mark Stone during Game 1 of their first round series Wednesday night. Subban was assessed a five minute major penalty and was thrown out of the game in the second period when he gave..." April 16

  • Senators coach wants P.K. Subban suspended, threatens retaliation "Emotions ran high throughout Game 1 between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens. The game, which ended in a 4-3 win for Montreal, was an emotional roller-coaster. It seemed to reach a boiling point in the second period when Habs defenseman P.K. Subban slashed Senators forward Mark..." April 16

  • Ottawa Senators mourn the passing of assistant coach Mark Reeds "The Ottawa Senators organization sadly announces today that assistant coach Mark Reeds has passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. “It is with very heavy hearts that all of us within the Senators family remember Mark who was truly a wonderful father, husband, player, coach and..." April 14

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    Ian Mendes @ian_mendes

    Milan Michalek says he feels great and should be ready for Game 1 on Wednesday.

  • Coyotes' Michael Stone keeps an eye on his brother in NHL playoffs

    Arizona Republic "If defenseman Michael Stone was looking for an activity to consume his free time now that the Coyotes season has ended, he could organize a campaign for his brother Mark to win the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie. Mind you, the Senators winger has done an admirable job of letting his..." April 12

  • Senators get by Flyers and into the playoffs

    Ottawa Citizen "The improbable has become a dead certainty. On the last day of the regular season, the Ottawa Senators punched their ticket to the post-season and they did so in style, beating the Flyers in regulation to assure a place among the top eight teams of the Eastern Conference. Fans and players..." April 12

  • Senators control their own destiny after blanking Rangers 3-0

    Ottawa Citizen "With one game left to play, the Senators are where they need to be. Among the top eight of the NHL east. “We just want to get in,” said winger Clarke MacArthur of the Senators’ push toward a playoff position. “That’s all we’re thinking of here.” For the second time since this..." April 10

  • Rangers rest key players, giving Bruins no help

    CSN New England "The Bruins weren’t expecting any help from other Eastern Conference teams in their hunt for a playoff spot and they are certainly not getting any. While the B’s are readying for a must win against a Florida Panthers team they effectively eliminated from playoff contention last week, the Ottawa..." April 09

  • Senators mount incredible comeback, defeat Pens 4-3 in OT

    Silver Seven "On nights like tonight, we're reminded of why we watch hockey. We're reminded of why we, as fans, attach such a preposterous amount of our emotional well-being to the outcome of a game over which we have exactly zero control. How you answer the question of why will vary from person to person; I..." April 08

  • New Russian bill could ban Ovechkin, others from Olympics "Proposed legislation in Russia could prevent a number of hockey superstars from ever competing at the Olympics again. According to the Associated Press, “Russian parliament will consider barring athletes from competing in more than two Olympics.” The bill, which was put forward by lawmaker..." April 07

  • Leafs do Sens no favours by winning in shootout

    Toronto Star "“Always the Leafs.” That’s what a member of the Ottawa media grumbled in the press room after Toronto had beaten the Senators 3-2 Sunday night in a shootout, hurting their provincial rivals’ chances at catching the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Back in the Leaf dressing room,..." April 06

  • Actual Crack Smoker Rob Ford Elected To Hockey Hall Of Fame Board "Toronto’s former crack-smokin’, councilwoman-knockin’ mayor Rob Ford has been appointed to the Hockey Hall of Fame’s board of directors, according to the Canadian Press. Ford, who smoked crack while he was mayor, was elected to the board on March 25. A museum spokesman said Ford won’t be on the..." April 05

  • Sens, Stone strike down Bolts in OT

    Ottawa Sun "Alive and kicking. The Senators may be hanging on by their fingernails but they kept pace in the final by knocking off the top-ranked Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in OT. Patrick Wiercioch scored only his third goal of the season in the nick of time to give the club a much-needed win in front of..." April 03

  • Senators prove relentless in vital shootout win over Mrazek, Red Wings

    Ottawa Citizen "Revenge is best served with a cold move in the shootout. At least that’s the way it must have felt for Ottawa Senators winger Mark Stone. After three periods of frustration, including seven shots on goal against Detroit Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek, Stone finally found the answer when it..." April 01

  • Hammond, Hudler, Dubnyk named stars for March "Ottawa Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond, Calgary Flames center Jiri Hudler and Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the month of March. FIRST STAR – ANDREW HAMMOND, G, OTTAWA SENATORS Hammond went 10-1-1 with a 2.09 goals-against average and..." April 01

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    Ottawa Senators @Senators

    #Sens head coach Dave Cameron has confirmed that @andrewhammond30 will start in goal tonight in Detroit. No changes from yesterday's avail.

  • Jagr, Ellis lead Panthers to clutch win over Senators

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "In their most important game of the season, the Florida Panthers found themselves without their most important player. Goalie Roberto Luongo had hoped to play both games vital to the Panthers' playoff hopes this weekend, but in Saturday's game at Montreal aggravated the shoulder injury that..." March 30

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    Sens communications @Media_Sens

    Roster update: The #Sens have re-assigned G Chris Driedger to Binghamton (AHL).

  • Rangers clinch 5th straight trip to playoffs with win over Senators

    New York Post "The Rangers are in, they’re on top, and the goalie is on his way back. Seems pretty good, no? The Blueshirts made ground beef out of Andrew Hammond, the Senators’ rookie sensation netminder nicknamed “The Hamburglar,” en route to a 5-1 win on Thursday night at Canadian Tire Center in..." March 27

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Senators tape PSA asking fans not to throw hamburgers anymore "The Ottawa Senators' fans' recent tradition of throwing hamburgers onto the ice in praise of improbable star goalie Andrew Hammond has been charming, if messy. The Hamburglar's story has been amazing, as has how quickly he has been embraced and lionized by the Ottawa fanbase. The light-hearted..." March 26

  • Senators want fans to stop throwing burgers "Since the Ottawa Senators began an incredible hot streak that has seen the team go 15-1-1 since Feb. 18, it has become commonplace for fans to toss burgers onto the Canadian Tire Centre ice in support of upstart goalie Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond. However, the team wants fans to cut it..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Sens skewer Sharks, grab wild card spot

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators will wake up Tuesday morning where they wanted to be. And, where so many never believed they would be. There may not be any stopping Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond and the Senators now as they bit back at the San Jose Sharks by scoring four unanswered goals in a third period..." March 24

  • Sens win, inch closer to Bruins

    Ottawa Sun "A loss Saturday night would have left a sour taste in the mouths of the Senators and their faithful. Fortunately, this victory tasted pretty sweet and the burgers were flying. It wasn’t pretty it, just looked that way as the Senators and Andrew (The Hamburglar) Hammond earned the 19,194 on..." March 22

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    Don Brennan @SunDoniB

    Michalek (upper body) is done for the night #sens

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    Sens communications @Media_Sens

    #Sens forward Matt Puempel (lower body) will not return to tonight’s game.

  • Andrew Hammond secures NHL goaltending record, Senators claim crucial OT victory

    Ottawa Citizen "Ho hum. The Hamburglar strikes again. Ottawa Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond tied a 76-year-old National Hockey League record and ran his spectacular record as a starting goaltender to 11-0-1 as the Senators pulled out an entertaining 2-1 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes on..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18