Author Archive | Ken Warren

Ottawa Senators star Jason Spezza says NHL scoring is down because the number of power play opportunities have steadily declined. Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson says it’s the result of teams using their depth players more often and due to improved checking. Whatever the reason, goals are at their lowest level since before the 2004-05 lockout. [...]

The solid play of Ben Bishop and Robin Lehner in the Ottawa Senators net for the past five games has allowed coach Paul MacLean and general manager to breathe a little easier while Craig Anderson recovers from his kitchen accident. Anderson’s rehabilitation appears to be coming along fairly quickly. The Senators number one goaltender appeared [...]

At the tail end of Ottawa Senators practice Friday, rookie defenceman Jared Cowen was receiving one-on-one attention from power skating instructor Mark Power, fine-tuning small details of his stride and edges. “You like to keep up on things and keep working and there’s always little things you feel you can improve on with your skating,” [...]