Projecting Ottawa’s Forward Lines; An Entirely Revamped Group Could be the Key to Success
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Projecting Ottawa’s Forward Lines; An Entirely Revamped Group Could be the Key to Success

The Senators entered a pivotal off-season with transparent intentions. Pierre Dorion wasted no time improving his roster; acquiring Alex DeBrincat at the expense of draft capital. Ottawa, who is entering the sixth year of their rebuild, was prepared to forego the draft in order to construct a competitive team. Dorion didn't stop with DeBrincat- a…

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Mathieu Joseph Signed: Breaking Down the Contract and Analyzing his Impact
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Mathieu Joseph Signed: Breaking Down the Contract and Analyzing his Impact

The Senators announced another tidy piece of business on Thursday, signing Mathieu Joseph to a four-year, $11.8 million contract extension. Joseph’s salary structure is as follows. 2022-23: $2.5M 2023-24: $2.7M 2024-25: $3.3M 2025-26: $3.3M Joseph, 25, scored 4 goals and 12 points through 11 games with Ottawa after being acquired from Tampa Bay. The speedy…

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Member-Submitted Hot Takes: Playoff Bound, Young Defense Takes Over, Tim Stützle Friendship Tour
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Member-Submitted Hot Takes: Playoff Bound, Young Defense Takes Over, Tim Stützle Friendship Tour

An exciting off-season has built uncanny optimism around the city of Ottawa. The Senators, who rebuilt the infrastructure of their roster, are poised to climb the standings dramatically next season. Discussions continue to spark all over social media about the prospect of a playoff push. Ottawa has been a bottom-feeding team for the last five…

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Playoffs are on the Horizon; Overcoming a 27 Point Difference and Comparing the Senators to a Past Team
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Playoffs are on the Horizon; Overcoming a 27 Point Difference and Comparing the Senators to a Past Team

The 2020-21 season was unique. There was an eye-opening difference between the Eastern playoff teams and non-playoff teams; a race which is usually close until the end. The final post-season club, Washington, finished with an impressive 100 points. The closest team, New York, finished with 84 points. This 16 point gap was an outlier. The…

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The Senators Need a Defenseman; Why It’s Essential and How Their Decision Could Surprise People
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The Senators Need a Defenseman; Why It’s Essential and How Their Decision Could Surprise People

The Senators have improved their roster tremendously this summer. The additions of Alex DeBrincat, Claude Giroux and Cam Talbot help bolster a group that has removed it's liabilities. Addition by subtraction is a very real thing. Ottawa had several below average players on the roster last season, and even more than usual because of injuries.…

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Analyzing the Impact of Ottawa’s Off-Season Acquistions; How Much Better Are the Senators?
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Analyzing the Impact of Ottawa’s Off-Season Acquistions; How Much Better Are the Senators?

The Senators shocked the hockey world by diving into their pockets this summer. With Pierre Dorion at the helm, Ottawa acquired the likes of Alex DeBrincat, Claude Giroux and Cam Talbot without giving up a single prospect. Although the team was expected to take strides in the right direction, nobody foresaw this magnitude of change.…

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