Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean clearly believes that proper rest is more important than the danger of too much rust. MacLean opted not to skate his team at all for the second time in three days — the players were mingling at a fundraising soiree at Gatineau’s Lac Leamy Casino Saturday night – as part [...]

How about that for a mid-winter pick up trip to Florida? The Ottawa Senators are revived and refreshed, re-establishing themselves as a legitimate playoff contender following an impressive Sunshine State sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers. In short, they enjoyed a little sun and a lot of fun, leaving the memories of that seven-game losing streak behind.