It’s no small task, slotting the Senators 2013-14 season on the all-time franchise list of triumph, tears and heartbreak.
In one sense the Ottawa Senators are consistent.
While there has been no indication he is going anywhere yet, after nearly 16 seasons as an Ottawa Senator, Chris Phillips grows wistful when he speaks about the possibility of moving on, and of family considerations involved.
Shortly past 10 a.m. Friday, marked by the shrill sounds of a coach’s whistle, the Ottawa Senators’ Olympic holiday abruptly ended.
At a time like this, hockey players become hockey fans.
While NHL commissioner Gary Bettman continues to posture about NHL Olympic participation in 2018, let’s remind ourselves he did the same thing before these Games of Sochi.