Bring on the second round of the NHL playoffs.
Ottawa Senators defenceman Eric Gryba didn’t speak publicly Thursday morning, but there was plenty of heated talk about him here for his ill-advised choice of words on Wednesday.
In the big picture, the Ottawa Senators have three shots at knocking the injury-plagued Montreal Canadiens out of the playoffs.
The Ottawa Senators continue their playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens. Which team will come out on top? Our prediction panel weighs in.
It’s safe to assume the Ottawa Senators coaching staff spent at least some part of Wednesday going over game video of Canadiens goaltender Peter Budaj, looking for strengths and weaknesses.
Perhaps nobody bothered to tell the Ottawa Senators’ rookie forwards that inexperienced players aren’t supposed to have instant success in the NHL playoffs.