Erik Karlsson has plenty left to accomplish in his time in the NHL, but he can check one more thing off his life list.
Perhaps it’s merely a coincidence, but ever since a testy Erik Karlsson bit back at reporters’ criticisms early last week by proclaiming “I’m not some (effing) god or something,” he has raised his offensive game several notches.
The five-game losing streak is over.
In its place now is a three-game stretch where the Senators have registered at least one point, including a much-needed 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday.
During his playing days, Paul MacLean was a straight shooter. If somebody else wanted to dance around the defence to set him up as he went to the net, that was just fine by him.
In some ways, he’s the same way as Ottawa Senators coach.
Erik Karlsson and 5 of his Ottawa Senators teammates attended a fundraising dinner for local Ottawa Dog Rescue organization Hopeful Hearts at the Empire Grill in Ottawa Sunday October 20, 2013.
Jason Spezza is captain of the Ottawa Senators, but he’s also Captain Couture!