Notebook Dump: Pierre Dorion Addresses Media, Norris Earning Payday, Addition by Subtraction and More
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Notebook Dump: Pierre Dorion Addresses Media, Norris Earning Payday, Addition by Subtraction and More

The Senators responded to a five game road skid by earning victories in two of their last three contests. Ottawa's return to home ice has carried positive energy, and their crowd will soon be open to full capacity viewing. As the season reaches it's final quarter, I've compiled some notes on the general direction of…

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There are High Stakes Next Season, Why the Senators Need to Prepare for a Crucial Campaign
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There are High Stakes Next Season, Why the Senators Need to Prepare for a Crucial Campaign

A brutal five game losing skid has all but nullified any remaining hope for an Ottawa Senators playoff push. This aspiration was distant at best after the club suffered so much adversity, but their mid-season success proved hopeful. The Senators rank 29th in the NHL with a 19-31-5 record. They've posted a 15-16-4 record since…

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Josh Norris Returns, How his Absence Impacted the Senators
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Josh Norris Returns, How his Absence Impacted the Senators

Acquiring a first line centre is a necessary component of every team's infrastructure. Arguably the most important role, a first line centre is heavily relied on to contribute offensively and defensively. Almost every Stanley Cup champion has an elite player in this role. The importance of a first line centre made Josh Norris' injury that…

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Colin White Returns, His Impact and the Importance of this Season
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Colin White Returns, His Impact and the Importance of this Season

Colin White entered this season with the goal of proving himself. Instead, he suffered a serious shoulder injury that held him out of the first fifty games. White returned to Ottawa's lineup for his season debut last night. The 25-year-old played a total of 14:30, scored a goal and won 4-of-7 faceoffs (57%). His presence…

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Ottawa Defeats Minnesota to Conclude Stretch, Six Thoughts from an Impressive Victory
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Ottawa Defeats Minnesota to Conclude Stretch, Six Thoughts from an Impressive Victory

The Senators finished an intense stretch of nine games in thirteen days on Tuesday. Ottawa, who ranks 26th overall, posted a 4-4-1 record during this time despite missing several of their most important players. They now receive a well-deserved three days off before returning on Saturday. The Senators defeated Minnesota 4-3 on Tuesday. The Wild…

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Rumour Roundup: Trade Deadline, Interest in Fiala, Zub Mentioned in Trade Talks
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Rumour Roundup: Trade Deadline, Interest in Fiala, Zub Mentioned in Trade Talks

The March 21st trade deadline is rapidly approaching. Ottawa entered this season hoping to avoid selling players as a playoff contender. Plans have changed, however, and the Senators will be looking to acquire draft capital for the fifth consecutive year. "We’re definitely hoping this is our last deadline as a seller." - General Manager Pierre…

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Revisiting the Trades that Shaped Ottawa’s Rebuild, Draft Capital to Success
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Revisiting the Trades that Shaped Ottawa’s Rebuild, Draft Capital to Success

Five years ago, the Ottawa Senators were one goal away from the Stanley Cup Finals. A team plentiful of talent showed great promise moving forward. One year later, they fell to last in the NHL. The Senators initialized a rebuild after one of the quickest transitional periods known to sports. The organization became a blender,…

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Ottawa’s Rebuild is Concluding, It’s Time to Create a Winning Culture
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Ottawa’s Rebuild is Concluding, It’s Time to Create a Winning Culture

The Senators began their rebuild after finishing 30th overall in 2017. The grueling process sent every single player from the team's 2016-17 playoff run elsewhere. Fans watched their favourite players find new homes as the organization fell into a pit of failure. Nearly five years later, it's time for the Senators to officially conclude their…

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