Stefan Noesen and Matt Puempel have great news to toast the New Year, following a month which started with plenty of disappointment. Noesen and Puempel, first round draft selections by the Ottawa Senators in June, signed entry level contracts with the team on Thursday, a development which could serve as a boost after both [...]

Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips, who missed Tuesday’s game against the Montreal Canadiens with an undisclosed injury, appears ready to return to the lineup Friday night at Scotiabank Place. Phillips skated with his teammates Thursday morning and said he felt fine afterwards. “I was pleased to get through practice today and I’ll see how it [...]

The nature of the day – a fun afternoon skills competition in front of more than 13,000 fans – allowed for a lighthearted mood around the Ottawa Senators dressing room Wednesday. The players’ children had the run of the place – the Carkner and Alfredsson youngsters were enjoying a spirited pick up game of ball [...]