Craig Anderson is making solid progress in his return from his right baby finger injury and could be back at practice with the team this week. Anderson worked out before the main practice on Monday morning, holding a goalie stick in his injured hand as he took shots from assistant coaches Rick Walmsley and Luke [...]
The Ottawa Senators will live to skate another day, after federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty on Monday shot down a request by Ontario’s Liberal government that, according to the small-market franchise, would have put it out of business.
The relationship between governments, taxpayers and sports teams is unusual and complex at the best of times. But when the economy is struggling and public finances are under pressure, the situation gets trickier.
By Wayne Scanlan OTTAWA — Has the NHL gone back to its pre-lockout style of officiating games, when defencemen could hold up forwards at will and clutching and grabbing was tolerated, if not expected? It depends who you talk to about the issue. But this much is clear: There are demonstrably fewer power plays in [...]
By Wayne Scanlan OTTAWA — Jim O’Brien must have picked up windburn having so many Ottawa Senators prospects sail past him to the NHL. Quietly, for this is a very quiet young man, O’Brien has settled in to be a steady performer as Ottawa’s third-line centre, helping fill the gap left by Jesse Winchester’s concussion. [...]