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Injured Ottawa Senators players hopeful for quick return

The walking wounded are closing in on a return. While J.G. Pageau was back on the ice Saturday at the Canadian Tire Centre, forwards Erik Condra and Milan Michalek along with defencemen Marc Methot and Eric Gryba were still missing in action. Coach Paul MacLean said he is hopeful Michalek, Condra and Gryba will resume skating Monday with the Senators. There is no timetable for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Methot, Gryba and Michalek to miss Sens’ practice Saturday

Forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau is expected to return to the ice Saturday after missing Friday to nurse an injury. The same can’t be said for Marc Methot, Eric Gryba or Milan Michalek – all three are expected to miss Saturday’s practices at the team’s Fan Fest nursing various injuries. “It’s purely (the organization’s) decision to keep them out,” coach Paul MacLean...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Listening to this afternoon’s edition of TSN 1200’s ‘In the Box’, hosts Jason York and Steve Lloyd played up the pairing of Jared Cowen and Cody Ceci – going so far as to say that this duo is unquestionably the one that the Senators want to open the season with as their second defensive pairing. If true, it puts an interesting, but uncomfortable position. Given the state...
Via The 6th Sens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Methot Dealing With A Bad Back

from Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun, Methot couldn't participate in Friday's skate test, but practised Saturday and played in Sunday's intra-squad game. He has not participated in any of the team's four exhibitions since, nor was he able to take part in Thursday's practice. While negotiations on a contract extension for Methot have hit a standstill, there...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Ryan helps Senators beat Maple Leafs 3-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Bobby Ryan scored twice and Craig Anderson stopped 20 shots in the Ottawa Senators' 3-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a split-squad game Wednesday night. Matt Puempel added a power-play goal for Ottawa. Sam Carrick and Morgan Rielly scored for Toronto. Antoine Bibeau and Cal Heeter split time in goal for Toronto. Bibeau allowed two goals on 18...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Injury Update: Bobby Ryan makes preseason debut

The Ottawa Senators were playing it safe when it came to the health of Bobby Ryan. Ryan collided with Kyle Turris on Sunday and hit his head. He was held out for the rest of the scrimmage and did not play in Monday's split preseason game. #480673297 / gettyimages.comRyan was kept off the ice after it appeared he had his 'bell rung' and he is not suffering from any...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts on Thoughts: Friedman Discusses Methot/Ryan

Sportnet‘s Elliotte Friedman (and boy does it still feel weird to write that) published his latest ’30 Thoughts’ article and for the benefit of hockey fans in the nation’s capital, there were four thoughts pertaining to the Ottawa Senators. Shockingly, all of them had to do with the situations involving the uncertain futures of Marc Methot and Bobby Ryan. So let’s just...
Via The 6th Sens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Ottawa Senators

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Ottawa Senators. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Ottawa Senators 2013-14 Season: 37-31-14  88 points – (5th Atlantic Division; 11th Eastern Conference) RW Alex Chiasson, one of the key components in the Jason Spezza trade...
Via The PensNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Ryan Under Observation For Possible Concussion

from Don Brennan of the OTtawa Sun, Top scoring right winger Bobby Ryan was held out of the last half of Sunday's red-white match after he had his "bell rung" in a collision with his centre, Kyle Turris. Ryan won't play in either of Monday's pre-season games against the New York Islanders, as doctors want to make sure he doesn't experience any concussion...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Ottawa Senators

As we continue our 2014-15 season previews, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres and Florida Panthers. Now, let’s look at the Ottawa Senators. With a couple veteran leaders now gone, the Sens will look to their young leaders to … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Ottawa Senators appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Methot still wants to stay with Ottawa Senators

Marc Methot tried to calm the waters as the players reported for medicals Thursday at the Canadian Tire Centre. Everybody relax. A day after Ottawa-based agent Larry Kelly and Senators assistant GM Pierre Dorion had a public dispute over where Methot's contract talks stand, the Ottawa defenceman put up a brave face. After telling the Sun he felt the Senators may be trying...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

“Negotiation 101 in Bad Faith”: Dorion on the Methot Negotiations

Pretty fitting that Rideau View Golf Club was the scene where Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion teed off on the comments made by Marc Methot and his representative Larry Kelly at today’s Bell/Senators Charity Golf Classic that unofficially signals the start of the Senators’ training camp. The comments from Methot’s camp were featured in an article by Don Brennan...
Via The 6th Sens
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators’ prospect is “ready to be with men on a nightly basis”

Ottawa Senators’ prospect Curtis Lazar could have phrased his statement on gaining muscle a bit better. When asked about his size and competing at the NHL level, Lazar went with this awkward comment: Curtis Lazar on gaining some muscle weight: "I feel like I'm ready to be with men on a nightly basis" #Sens — Paul (@Sens_Army_) September 12, 2014 Oh my. Assuming...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators will test “European style” section for fans

European hockey is well known for their incredibly loud cheering sections and raucous fans. These fans typically stand the entire game and resemble some of the wildest groups you may have seen on a broadcast of European Soccer. This unique experience hasn’t transitioned over to the NHL, but the Ottawa Senators are trying to change that. For 10 games, the Senators will dedicate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ottawa Senators Made A Mistake In Craig Anderson’s Extension

#483432801 / gettyimages.com Craig Anderson is now under contract through the 2017-2018 season after signing a three-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators worth $12.6 million. The extension means that Anderson will be Ottawa’s man between the pipes for the next three years, but unfortunately for the Senators, the numbers suggest that’s not a good thing. The decision...
Via Beyond The Benches
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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