Even after playing in the rookie tournament and six pre-season games, David Rundblad says he benefitted some from watching Ottawa’s first two games of the 2011-12 season. He could see that the level of intensity is greater in the regular season, and it would be something to think about. He wouldn’t have as much time [...]

It didn’t take long for Nikita Filatov’s young career with the Ottawa Senators to hit a speed bump. After just two games, the mercurial 21-year-old Russian left wing found himself scratched from the home opener against the Minnesota Wild. It wasn’t a new feeling. He was often a healthy scratch in the three years he [...]