On Tuesday, Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean gave a huge pat on the back to Daniel Alfredsson for helping lead the team into the playoffs. “For me, Alfie deserves a lot of credit,” MacLean said, when asked about Alfredsson’s leadership qualities. “I think he does an outstanding job and he has made my job way [...]

Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean intends to push to the final buzzer of the regular season. He’ll rest key players if they need to rested, to make sure they’re ready for the National Hockey League playoffs, but he’s expecting his team to play the final three games as hard as they’ve played the first 79. [...]