The day in the birthplace of hockey began with National Hockey League players being greeted by the entire population of 600 at the shack which serves as the community airport, the only way in or out of the village.
OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators are preparing for life without defenceman Jared Cowen for the next six to eight months. As expected, Cowen had hip surgery to replace a torn labrum in New York Saturday. The long rehabilitation process means there’s no chance Cowen will play again this season, either in Ottawa or with Binghamton [...]
For the last couple of weeks, Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean and his wife Sharon have been doing something they generally can’t do in September and October: Visiting their three children, sons A.J. and David, daughter Erin.