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Jul 17, 2018

Former Ottawa Senators European scout meets tragic demise

The dark cloud that has followed the Senators for some time is now starting to send lightning bolts at former members of the organization. On Sunday, it was the drowning of goalie Ray Emery, who spent seven seasons with the Senators and guided them to the Stanley Cup finals in 2007. On Monday, it was […]
Jul 15, 2018

Stunned hockey world mourns the death of Ray Emery

The hockey world reacted to the sudden passing of Ray Emery with extreme shock and sorrow on Sunday. Cleary, the man they called “Razor” had many friends in the game. “I am  f—ing crushed,” former National Hockey League forward Daniel Carcillo, who played with Emery in Chicago and envied his “demeanor” and “contagious personality,” wrote on […]
Jul 15, 2018

Former Senators goalie Ray Emery drowns

Former Ottawa Senators goalie Ray Emery drowned while swimming with friends near the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club around 6 a.m. Sunday, authorities have confirmed. He was 35. “They went out for a swim and unfortunately he did not emerge after diving in,” police Inspector Marty Schulenberg told The Hamilton Spectator. “We responded along with Hamilton […]
Jul 10, 2018

Cheapseats: Any interest Tampa has in Karlsson shouldn’t be affected by Kucherov deal

Sometimes it really is hard to believe the Ottawa Senators and Tampa Bay Lightning were born at the same time. They are absolutely nothing alike now. While the Senators are shopping their top player because he wouldn’t accept what’s believed to be a lowball extension offer a year before he is eligible to become an […]
Jul 9, 2018

Burrows blames himself for not “doing something” about problems in Senators room

Alex Burrows says multiple factors left the Senators overcome by “negative energy” in their plunge to 30th place last season. In an interview with TSN1200 on Monday afternoon, the retiring veteran of 13 NHL seasons admitted he had never before experienced anything like it. “Uh, never,” said Burrows, who joined the team for the run […]
Jul 6, 2018

Erik Karlsson’s still with the Ottawa Senators … for now

Erik Karlsson hasn’t bolted for the Tampa Bay Lightning or anywhere else for that matter. While there was speculation Thursday night that Karlsson had been dealt to the Lightning, the 28-year-old remained the captain of the Ottawa Senators on Friday, so trade talk will continue until a deal is actually made. Though many have tabbed the […]
Jul 6, 2018

Alex Burrows hangs up his skates after 13 seasons

Alex Burrows had to battle the odds to get to the NHL. Friday, he announced he has suited up for the final time. After taking time to contemplate his future, the 37-year-old Burrows has decided to retire after being bought out of the final year of the $2.5 million remaining on his contract by the […]
Jul 5, 2018

Senators’ Stone and Ceci file for arbitration at the deadline

Mark Stone and Cody Ceci have taken the next step in getting contracts completed with the Ottawa Senators, filing for arbitration at the league-imposed deadline of 5 p.m. Thursday. With no new deals in place, the moves were expected by the restricted free agent winger and defenceman, but nobody should be alarmed by this news […]
Jul 5, 2018

WARREN: What’s the value of a star player? Rating recent trades of elite players

Perhaps one day, after Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson has finally been traded away, these will become known as the days of the summer stalemate. According to multiple reports, potential blockbuster deals with the Vegas Golden Knights, Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning have been held up because the teams in position to acquire Karlsson […]
Jul 5, 2018

Is Erik Karlsson on his way to the Tampa Bay Lightning?

Expect Erik Karlsson to be traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning. I was told this about 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning by a friend who has an impeccable record when it comes to knowing inside information with the Senators. He said he’s “very comfortable” with the source that told him. He didn’t know any details, but […]
Jul 5, 2018

Could Erik Karlsson be headed to the Tampa Bay Lightning?

Is Steve Yzerman swinging for the fences? While it had been reported that the Dallas Stars had at one point been the frontrunner to land Erik Karlsson, it seems that the Lightning are still very much in the mix. A source who has a great batting average says he feels very comfortable with a source […]
Jul 4, 2018

Garrioch: They party in the U.S., but so far no team celebrating a Karlsson deal

All was quiet on the Erik Karlsson front Wednesday. Was it the calm before the storm? As our neighbors to the south celebrated the Fourth of July in the United States, there was no deal in place that was good enough for the Ottawa Senators to trade their captain. While the belief is Karlsson’s days […]
Jul 4, 2018

Senators prospects will be part of World Junior Showcase

The Ottawa Senators will be well represented by the franchise’s next wave at the World Junior Showcase later this summer. The showcase, July 28-Aug. 4 in Kamloops, B.C., effectively serves as a summer training camp for players bidding to crack the lineup for the world junior championships during the Christmas holidays. Speedy left-winger Alex Formenton, […]
Jul 3, 2018

All eyes on Karlsson and the Senators

What’s next for Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators? That’s the $88-million question. Twenty-four hours after it’s believed the Senators gave Karlsson’s camp permission to speak to at least two teams — and maybe even more — about the possibility of getting a contract worked out, Karlsson remained with Ottawa Tuesday, but not for much […]
Jul 2, 2018

Senators prospect Brady Tkachuk to begin training with Gary Roberts ASAP

Later this summer, Brady Tkachuk still faces a major decision to make on whether to sign a professional hockey contract or return to Boston University for another season. For now, though, Tkachuk is headed to Toronto, where he will live with his brother, Calgary Flames star Matthew Tkachuk. They will train together at a well-respected […]