The Ottawa Senators are hoping they can start their climb out of the NHL basement with a win over division rival Buffalo, but they have yet to show they can string together three good periods of hockey.
When Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray holds a press conference, it usually comes with a couple jokes, a handful of ‘wink-wink, nudge-nudge’ asides and a big helping of coyness. On Wednesday morning, there was no such joviality.
Relax, Senators fans. Not everything is bad news. A pair of Senators players are actually at the top of the NHL in one category. According to the Bleacher Report, Jarkko Ruutu ranks second and Chris Neil third on the NHL’s list of most hated players — trailing everyone’s most hated villain, Sean Avery of the [...]
Everett Silvertips head coach Craig Hartsburg — former head coach of the Ottawa Senators — will undergo heart surgery on Wednesday. Hartsburg was diagnosed with an ascending aortic aneurysm. A heart catheterization is to be performed Wednesday, with surgery to follow in the weeks to come. He is expected to be sidelined through the first half of [...]