Daniel Alfredsson is Finally Inducted Into the Hockey Hall of Fame; A Long-Awaited Honour
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Daniel Alfredsson is Finally Inducted Into the Hockey Hall of Fame; A Long-Awaited Honour

It finally happened. After being passed over four times, Daniel Alfredsson was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. The 17-year Senator' is Ottawa's second modern Hall of Fame inductee after Marian Hossa in 2020. Alfredsson, now 49 years old, became one of the most discussed candidates after being questionably left out of…

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Senators Extend Gambrell; How can Ottawa Improve their Depth Next Season?
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Senators Extend Gambrell; How can Ottawa Improve their Depth Next Season?

Dylan Gambrell signed a one-year extension worth $950k on Wednesday. Gambrell, 25, was acquired early last season in exchange for a seventh round selection. Gambrell was one of seven pending restricted free agents on Ottawa's roster. He will be restricted again next summer. Gambrell registered just 3 goals and 4 assists through 63 games last…

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The Rundown: Trent Mann Speaks Draft, Off-Ice Product Expanding, Trade Rumours, Alumni and More
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The Rundown: Trent Mann Speaks Draft, Off-Ice Product Expanding, Trade Rumours, Alumni and More

Ottawa's busy off-season is underway. The Senators have been public in discussing their near-future aspirations since the end of the 2021-22 campaign. They've been more active in the media than in previous years and have clearly emphasized improving their overall product as a franchise. There are so many things to address with Eugene Melnyk's passing.…

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Building the Best Roster Since 2017; The Trade Market and Potential Targets for the Senators
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Building the Best Roster Since 2017; The Trade Market and Potential Targets for the Senators

On Wednesday, I discussed the Senators and free agency. It will be important for Pierre Dorion to evaluate that market as he tries to compile the best roster since 2017. Although a presumably more flexible budget should help Dorion, he will have to use every resource available. The trade market presents more opportunity than free…

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Members Mailbag: Cost to Acquire Kevin Fiala, Defensive Upgrades, Becoming Buyers and More
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Members Mailbag: Cost to Acquire Kevin Fiala, Defensive Upgrades, Becoming Buyers and More

The off-season is well underway for the Senators. An expectedly busy summer has kicked off with scouting meetings, trade chatter and a viewing of the World Championship. Pierre Dorion travelled to Finland to view this event live; likely hoping to gauge any potential standouts and/or draft prospects. Ottawa is entering the competitive phase of their…

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Early Ottawa Senator’ Predictions for 2022-23; Playoff Contention, Emerging Young Talent, Goaltending Situation and More
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Early Ottawa Senator’ Predictions for 2022-23; Playoff Contention, Emerging Young Talent, Goaltending Situation and More

The Senators appear ready to take the next step as a franchise. Their rebuild has reached the point of acquiring external aid to build around the core. This off-season should be considered the turning point in Ottawa's rebuild. Pierre Dorion is the biggest factor behind his club's ultimate success next season. Dorion hasn't provided D.…

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