Game Breakdown: Daccord Leads Sens in First Career Victory
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Game Breakdown: Daccord Leads Sens in First Career Victory

The season's sixth Battle of Ontario was one to remember. Ottawa played with energy from start to finish, capturing a 4-3 victory. To the surprise of many, this was a fairly lopsided game. The Senators created chances from everywhere, and prevented Toronto's lethal attack from utilizing the middle of the ice. Despite losing Matt Murray…

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The Next Senators Captain? When Should he be Named?
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The Next Senators Captain? When Should he be Named?

The Ottawa Senators rank among the youngest teams in the NHL. They've compiled a strong young core, but have been without a captain since trading Erik Karlsson in 2018. The captaincy is not something to take lightly. It's considered an honour to wear the 'C' patch, and should be awarded to someone that displays true…

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Five-Year Projection: Your 2025-26 Ottawa Senators
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Five-Year Projection: Your 2025-26 Ottawa Senators

Through the last four years, Ottawa has constructed one of the most impressive young cores in the NHL. They'll add to this at the 2021 draft, but are expected to exit the rebuilding phase next season. The system's current youth will form their future. Before jumping into the projection, be aware that this is a…

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Game Breakdown: Sens Overcome Poor Officiating, Defeat Flames
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Game Breakdown: Sens Overcome Poor Officiating, Defeat Flames

Last night featured the fifth meeting between Ottawa and Calgary through the last eleven days. The previous four games were split even at 2; each of which by a difference of three or more. Sunday's bout was far more competitive. The Senators persevered through eight penalties, claiming a 4-3 victory in the shootout. While the…

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Members Mailbag #1: What Does the Future Hold?
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Members Mailbag #1: What Does the Future Hold?

Welcome to the first ever Everyday Sens mailbag! I recently asked members to submit questions via the private Instagram story. The engagement was fantastic, and I broke down six of your questions within this article. Though a highly requested topic, I've refrained from discussing the expansion draft at this time. A separate piece will be…

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Game Breakdown: Sens Extinguish Flames, Win Series
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Game Breakdown: Sens Extinguish Flames, Win Series

Serving as a tiebreaker in the three game mini-series, Monday's match saw Ottawa claim victory over Calgary. It was a dominant 5-1 win that showcased every aspect of where the Senators want to be on a consistent-basis. The team suffered through the first 20 minutes, but persevered in the final 40- which were some of…

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Game Breakdown: Flames end Sens’ three game streak

The Senators entered Saturday's matinee on a three game winning streak. Most recently, Ottawa had defeated Calgary 6-1 in blowout fashion. This, of course, ignited a spark within the Flames. The second of three consecutive games saw Calgary respond with a 6-3 victory. The 'Tkachuk Bowl' is now even at one a piece, with a…

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Evaluating the Dzingel Trade, Where Does he Fit?

Upon enduring a painful nine game losing skid to start the season, Pierre Dorion opted for change. Ryan Dzingel, traded from Ottawa in 2019, was re-acquired from Carolina. In exchange, the Senators sent forwards Cedric Paquette and Alex Galchenyuk to the Hurricanes. Both players suited up for less than 10 games in the nation's capital.…

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Filip Chlapik on Waivers, Contract Terminated
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Filip Chlapik on Waivers, Contract Terminated

Filip Chlapik has been stuck in limbo for the last four seasons. Drafted in the second round of the 2015 draft, Chlapik was touted to be a high-value prospect. Though these aspirations never reached full potential, the Czech Republic native turned into a solid depth player. Unfortunately, he never received much of an opportunity with…

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Game Breakdown: Sens Defeat Habs Again, Norris the Hero
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Game Breakdown: Sens Defeat Habs Again, Norris the Hero

The Senators walked out of Sunday's 3-2 overtime victory feeling confident. They defeated the Canadiens for the second time this season, and continued their streak of improvement. Tuesday's rematch was expected to be another close fought battle- it exceeded these expectations. Ottawa and Montreal went to a shootout, in what was a neck-and-neck game from…

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