The Sens picked up a big win over Carolina on Tuesday to keep pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
Mika Zibanejad turns 20 next Thursday, but the way Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean sees it, the rookie centre turned into an adult over the past eight months.
The Toronto Maple Leafs delivered the Ottawa Senators an early knockout blow, then went on to inflict damage on the scoreboard.
It’s far from ideal, but to paraphrase Meatloaf, two out of three ain’t bad.
Three games into their five-game road trip, the Senators have two points.
Forget about any nasty rivalry or lingering bad feelings between the Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers, stemming from the first round playoff series between the two teams.
Forget, for a few moments, about the early stellar goaltending of Craig Anderson, the goal scoring of Kyle Turris and the consistent play of the defencemen. Look beyond the marquee names.