Author Archive | Allen Panzeri

He had a miserable 2010-11 season, with just three goals and 14 assists, so everyone’s hoping Peter Regin can rebound and maybe, just maybe, take a spot on the second line. So does that mean Regin’s feeling the heat? Well, not exactly. “I think there’s pressure on everyone,” he said. “There’s a new coach, and [...]

When he put heavyweights Francis Lessard, Zenon Konopka, and Chris Neil – Ottawa’s version of the Hanson brothers – into Monday’s lineup, MacLean served notice that the Senators weren’t going to be pushed around by the Leafs. Asked if he expected a rough game from the Leafs, MacLean said: “Well, historically it’s been that way, [...]

The Senators on Monday signed Mark Stone to an entry-level contract. The 19-year-old right wing will head back to the Brandon Wheat Kings for his last season of junior hockey carrying great expectations. In the 2010-11 season, he finished third in WHL scoring with 37 goals and 69 assists. This season, he also figures to [...]

Gatineau Olympique Jean-Gabriel Pageau, who missed the first game with lower-body soreness, was in against the Blackhawks, in place of left wing Darren Kramer, while Jordan Fransoo was in on defence while Josh Godfrey sat. . . The lines looked like this, from left to right: Mark Stone-Da Costa-Matt Puempel, Jakub Culek-Pageau-Louie Caporusso, Shane Prince-Mika [...]

Goalie Robin Lehner is just two months removed from winning the AHL Calder Cup championship in his first year as a professional. Does it make sense for him to be playing in this rookie tournament against players who are, in large part, getting their first taste of professional hockey? Wouldn’t it make more sense for [...]