TAMPA – Brian Cowen went golfing here Sunday. Dean Smith went deep-sea fishing. Yet while they chose different options to spend a day off in Florida with their sons – Cowen is the father of Ottawa Senators rookie defenceman Jared Cowen and Smith is the father of centre Zack Smith — they share similar memories [...]

TAMPA – As much as Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean preaches about moving the puck quickly out of his team’s end, he knows there are times when a team must make a defensive stand. “We can play defence better,” MacLean said, not hiding from the fact the Senators have yielded 181 goals against, better than [...]