From a Round 3 appearance in 2017 to missing the playoffs two years in a row with less than 70 points (2017-2018 they had 67, 2018-2019 they had 64), the Ottawa Senators have fallen off quickly. A fire sale of players started midway through the season, and a full-on renovation is in play. Let’s take a gander at what has been done, and how they will fare this year, with hopes of avoiding another 60-point season in the Canadian Capital. Continue reading →
After a rough season for the Ottawa Senators, they have found the man that will lead their rebuild after firing Guy Boucher as the team announced yesterday that they have hired D.J. Smith as their new head coach. The deal is reportedly worth three years. Smith will become the fourteenth head coach in Senators history.
Only a few weeks left of regular season NHL DFS. Thursday brings us a decent helping of games to choose from. My leading target might come as a surprise, Florida at Ottawa, Florida has been trounced in some goal fests recently and the Sens have played better lately as their bevy of young talent has been producing. The other projected high event games are Chicago at San Jose, the Islanders at Winnipeg, and Washington looking for two in a row against the Hurricanes. Continue reading →
The month of February has passed and there are less than 20 games left to be played for each team in the NHL. In the Atlantic Division, once again, we have the three strongest teams in the Eastern Conference. Where do all the teams in the Atlantic Division stand following the NHL Trade Deadline? Continue reading →
Perhaps the biggest move of the day came just about an hour before the trade deadline passed at 3 p.m. ET. The trade resulted in the Las Vegas Golden Knights acquiring forward Mark Stone from the Ottawa Senators.
The Blue Jackets continue to improve upon their trade deadline success as they announced yesterday that they have acquired center Ryan Dzingel, along with a seventh-round pick in 2019 from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for left winger Anthony Duclair, and two second-round picks in 2020 and 2021, respectively.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have been at the forefront of most trade rumors this deadline season due to them holding the hottest commodity on the market: Artemi Panarin.
It seemed to be a matter of when the Jackets traded the 27-year-old winger, not if. However, due to recent events, Columbus seems more content on keeping the pending free agent as their own rental player and going all out on a playoff push.