Author Archive | Ken Warren

Mika Zibanejad is going to need a little help from his teammates during the current three-game homestand to stick around Ottawa this season. As the Senators continue to contemplate the pros and cons to keeping the 18-year-old Swede here beyond a nine-game trial, coach Paul MacLean says “wins and losses is the number one way” to help make that decision.

Colin Greening heard the constant applause. He took in the boos for Dany Heatley. He noticed the video scoreboard flashing the attendance of 19,445. Through it all, he says it was hard not to get caught up in the excitement of the first home opening night of his NHL career. “When you have that atmosphere, [...]

TORONTO — In another sign that new Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean has brought a fresh approach to the job, Bobby Butler took a seat Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre. Butler, scored 10 goals and 11 assists in 36 games with the Senators last season and was seen as a rising star within [...]

DETROIT — Zenon Konopka was understandably disappointed at being left out of the battle against Detroit Friday, but he’s ecstatic about making his Ottawa Senators debut in the Battle of Ontario Saturday. “I hated Toronto before I got to Ottawa, so it just helps that everyone in Ottawa hates Toronto, as well,” said Konopka, who [...]