Author Archive | Ken Warren

BOSTON — Erik Karlsson is going to strike it rich this summer, whether he wins the Norris Trophy as the National Hockey League’s top defenceman or not. Here are a few words of caution, though, for those asking Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray to lock him up to a contract for the next decade [...]

Twenty minutes one night. Half the game the next. The Ottawa Senators had even managed to stay with the Boston Bruins for two periods once this season. Yet not until Tuesday, when they dominated the Bruins from start to finish in a 1-0 victory at the TD Garden, had the Senators been able to produce a wire-to-wire effort against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

BOSTON — Joe Corvo’s mea culpa Tuesday was almost as entertaining as his original comments on Monday about trying to exact a pound of flesh from Kyle Turris Corvo didn’t simply make an apology. He was in full retreat following the Boston Bruins morning skate, labelling himself as “selfish” and “individualistic” for putting himself ahead [...]

Never mind not reading the newspapers. Washington Capitals players would have been well served not to read what owner Ted Leonsis had to say Tuesday. “Worst game of the season,” the social media saavy Leonsis wrote on his blog, joining the chorus of pessimism surrounding his team following Monday’s 5-0 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, [...]