Author Archive | Ken Warren

  Ottawa Senators defenceman Sergei Gonchar has a standing offer to join a Kontinental Hockey League team in the event of an NHL lockout. If a new collective bargaining agreement between the NHL and players isn’t reached by Sept. 15, Gonchar will likely join Pittsburgh Penguins star and reigning Hart Trophy winner Evgeni Malkin with [...]

For many NHL hockey fans, the pending NHL lockout is frustrating. For others, it’s nauseating.  NHL owners are increasingly looking like a greedy group, content to let fans sit and stew as they fight for more money, trusting we’ll eventually come back. At the same time, it’s difficult for players, who earn an average of [...]

  At some point, Cody Ceci might ask someone to pinch him to make sure he really is awake. On Thursday, Ceci added a pot of gold to what had already been a dream summer, signing a three-year entry level contract with the Ottawa Senators. The Ottawa born, Ottawa 67′s star defenceman was drafted by [...]

  At least they’re still talking. Well, sort of. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and players association executive director Donald Fehr met on Wednesday morning before cancelling planned discussions in the afternoon. Good news? Bad news? At this point, it’s hard to say whether the path towards a new collective bargaining agreement is any more positive [...]

Here’s a thought for Senators fans to ponder when considering the likelihood of an NHL lockout: how dominant might Jared Cowen be in the American Hockey League? Cowen, who scored five goals and 12 assists in his solid rookie season with the Senators in 2011-12, will be headed to Binghamton — playing for new B-Sens [...]