Author Archive | Ken Warren

The Ottawa Senators are trying to act as if it’s business as usual. Despite the looming threat of a lockout, the club announced that individual tickets for pre-season games, the Oct. 13 home opener against the Washington Capitals and three and six-game regular season ticket packages will go on sale next Wednesday. For the club’s [...]

There are few absolutes surrounding the NHL these days, but here’s a guarantee: Alex Kovalev won’t be coming back to the Ottawa Senators. Kovalev delivered word Thursday that a few NHL teams have expressed interest in inviting him to training camp, without providing specific names. Maybe it has something to do with seeing Jaromir Jagr [...]

The mood of doom and gloom about the possibility of an NHL lockout returned on Wednesday. When NHL commissioner Gary Bettman dismissed the players’ association proposal of Tuesday as not being close to acceptable — “the sides are far apart and have different views of the world” — optimism went out the window of big-league [...]

Bobby Butler has a new home. Butler, who has bought out of the final year of his contract with the Ottawa Senators earlier this summer, has signed a two-way contract with the New Jersey Devils, meaning he’ll receive an NHL salary if he stays in the big leagues, but a substantially reduced salary if he’s [...]

Here’s an interesting piece of trivia, Senators fans. Nathan Lawson, signed Monday to a one-year, two-way contract by the Senators, was actually in goal for the New York Islanders on Jan. 13, 2011, the night when Robin Lehner made his first NHL start and posted his first big-league win. Now, the two figure to be battling for playing time [...]