The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Ben Blood to a two-year entry-level contract. A native of Plymouth, Minn., Blood recently completed his fourth and final season of college eligibility with the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s University of North Dakota (UND) Fighting Sioux. Blood helped North Dakota reach the NCAA West Regional Final, where it was [...]

Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien had no interest in talking about a potential Bruins-Senators playoff series Thursday morning because nothing was finalized at that point. Fair enough. But Julien adopted a tight-lipped playoff type approach during a morning session with the media, offering only short, clipped answers on every subject. Considering that the Bruins opted [...]