The Senators are Primed for Long-Term Success; How do They Compare to the Future of the Eastern Conference?
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The Senators are Primed for Long-Term Success; How do They Compare to the Future of the Eastern Conference?

The Senators performed a complete 180 this off-season. They emerged as a team who will spend money to build a competitive roster after suffering through years of the opposite. It became clear that previous internal budget restrictions had been removed amidst a shift in ownership. Ottawa was known as an unattractive location to players for…

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Bold Predictions for 2022-23: An Elite Goaltender, Franchise Records, League-Wide Recognition and More
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Bold Predictions for 2022-23: An Elite Goaltender, Franchise Records, League-Wide Recognition and More

The Senators are primed to be a playoff contender for the first time in five years. A wealth of off-season transactions has reformed a roster which was previously lacking necessary components. Fans have plenty to be excited about. There are only ten days until training camp opens and just over one month before the season…

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Tim Stützle Signed to Mega-Deal: Underrated Value, Impact and Why this Move is a Win for Ottawa
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Tim Stützle Signed to Mega-Deal: Underrated Value, Impact and Why this Move is a Win for Ottawa

The Senators surprised everyone by signing Tim Stützle to an eight-year, $66.8 million contract extension on Wednesday. Stützle, 20, was entering the final year of his entry-level contract. He is now the highest paid player in Senators history. Stützle was Ottawa's largest task entering this season. The thought was that he would hold off on…

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Senators Sign Erik Brännström: His Impact, Role and Necessary Adjustments in a ‘Prove-It’ Season
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Senators Sign Erik Brännström: His Impact, Role and Necessary Adjustments in a ‘Prove-It’ Season

The Senators signed Erik Brännström to a one-year contract extension worth $900k on Monday. Brännström was acquired as the primary piece of the return for Mark Stone in 2019. He is now approaching 'make it or break it' status. Intense expectations have always been on the former first round pick, who just turned 23 years…

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Analyzing Ottawa’s Defense Pairs: Is the Team’s Sole Weakness a Legitimate Concern?
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Analyzing Ottawa’s Defense Pairs: Is the Team’s Sole Weakness a Legitimate Concern?

D. J. Smith addressed the media for the first time after a busy summer on Friday. Smith appeared as a guest on TSN1200, discussing the team's off-season moves and the year ahead. The Senators addressed their forward corps more than anyone expected by acquiring Alex DeBrincat and Claude Giroux. They didn't acquire anyone on defense,…

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By the Numbers: A Deep Dive Into Ottawa’s Goaltending Tandem, the Talbot Trade and Last Season’s Results
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By the Numbers: A Deep Dive Into Ottawa’s Goaltending Tandem, the Talbot Trade and Last Season’s Results

The Senators addressed a position of question by acquiring Cam Talbot this summer. Talbot, 35, was exchanged for Filip Gustavsson. Gustavsson is on a one-way contract but struggled to perform in a more prominent role last season. With results being so necessary for Ottawa at this point, Pierre Dorion didn't want to risk an uncertainty…

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Locks, Near Locks, On the Fence, Long Shots: 2022-23 Ottawa Senators Roster Projection
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Locks, Near Locks, On the Fence, Long Shots: 2022-23 Ottawa Senators Roster Projection

The 2022-23 NHL season is approaching. Training camp begins on September 20th while Ottawa opens the season in Buffalo on October 13th. The Senators have been deemed an off-season winner by many, and will look to prove that over the coming months. Pierre Dorion has had a busy summer. He acquired three key players, signed…

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Notable Storylines to Follow This Season: New Players, Jobs on the Line, Trade Deadline and More
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Notable Storylines to Follow This Season: New Players, Jobs on the Line, Trade Deadline and More

Ottawa's training camp opens in less than one month. The Senators will hit the ice on September 20th before beginning their pre-season against Toronto with two games on September 24th. This is just the beginning of things to come as the team looks to conclude their rebuild. A different aura surrounds the Senators right now.…

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2022 World Junior Championship Recap: How Ottawa’s Prospects Fared on the International Stage

The 2022 World Junior Championship concluded with a Canadian victory on Saturday. Six Ottawa prospects attended the rescheduled event. The Senators have owned a dominant presence at the World Juniors since beginning their rebuild in 2017. Although they're moving towards contention in the NHL, their impressive World Junior showing continued this year. Ottawa's six attendees…

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