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Ottawa’s Zack Smith Returns From The Twilight Zone

Updated: Wednesday, 3:20 p.m. CDST No other NHL team wants Zack Smith, or his salary, on their roster. The 10-year Ottawa veteran cleared waivers Wednesday and for now, he's back with the Senators. Smith has three years and $9.75 million left on his contract. That no team claimed a...

Fresh Faces in Ottawa

The Ottawa youth movement is underway. Senators fans can expect a younger roster with many new names on opening night. Names could include 2018 4th overall pick Brady Tkachuk (cover photo), Colin White, Alex Formenton, Christian Jaros, and Maxime Lajoie. The Senators hold a 1-4-0 record in their pre-season with...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Florida Panthers

2017-2018 Recap The Florida Panthers narrowly missed the playoffs in 2018. They were short only a point to secure the second wild card seed. However, this season could be different. The red hot Panthers finished the season off strong, and are good candidates to make...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Boston Bruins

2017-2018 Recap The Boston Bruins finished the regular season second in the Atlantic division. They were only a point short of being at the top, at 112. After winning a thrilling seven-game series against Toronto, they were beat by the Tampa Bay Lighting in five. Off-season...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

2017-2018 Recap The Tampa Bay Lightning finished in first place in Atlantic Division and the Eastern Conference with a record of 54-23-5. Off-season moves Steve Yzerman stepped down as general manager on Sept. 11; he plans to serve the club as an advisor to Julien BriseBois until...

NHL Atlantic Division Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

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2017-2018 Recap The Detroit Red Wings finished fifth in the NHL Atlantic Division with a record of 30-39-13 for 73 points. Poor play last year allowed the Wings to draft Filip Zadina sixth overall. Zadina, who signed a three-year deal with the Wings, is a native...

NHL Atlantic Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

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2017-2018 Overview The Montreal Canadiens finished with a woeful record of 29-40-13 and 71 points. This placed les habitants 28thout of 31 teams. The fall was fast for the Canadiens, who won the Atlantic Division two seasons ago. Off-Season Moves Additions: At the 2018 draft, Montreal selected Jesperi Kotkaniemi with the...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Ottawa Senators

After finishing with the second-worse record in the National Hockey League last year, the Ottawa Senators traded their best player, Erik Karlsson, for four players and three draft picks over the summer. The Senators have launched a youth-based rebuild of the franchise.

A Report on a Hockey Analytics Conference in Ottawa

In today’s NHL, analytics can give teams a competitive advantage over opponents. The growth and importance of hockey analytics were two key takeaways from the fourth annual Hockey Analytics Conference at Carleton University in Ottawa. The international conference focuses on the collection, analysis, and application of...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Buffalo Sabres

2017-2018 Overview The Buffalo Sabres finished last place with a record of 25-45-12 for 62 points. They also finished last in NHL scoring with only 199 goals. Buffalo has missed qualifying for the playoffs in seven consecutive seasons, dating back to 2010-11. Off-Season Moves The Buffalo Sabres...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

The addition of John Tavares strengthens an already-deep Toronto Maple Leafs roster and positions the Maple Leafs to make a strong effort to return the Stanley Cup to Toronto in the spring of 2019.

Karlsson Traded to Sharks

The suspense is over: Erik Karlsson has left Ottawa. After what feels like an eternity of speculation, the Senators traded Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks. The blockbuster trade involved eight assets exchanging between the teams, with the possibility to grow to 10 based on...

Max Pacioretty Trade Could Impact Ottawa Senators

Max Pacioretty is a Vegas Golden Knight. The former Montreal Canadien's captain arrived in Vegas in exchange for Tomas Tatar, prospect Nick Suzuki, and a 2019 second-round pick. It was a major shake-up for both teams. It also caught the attention of fans of...

Steve Yzerman Out as GM of Tampa Bay Lightning

Julien BriseBois is in, and Steve Yzerman is out as general manager of the Tamp Bay Lightning. Yzerman informed Tampa Bay players on Tuesday that he's stepping aside as GM. Yzerman, 53, plans to stay with the team as an advisor. Tampa Bay reached the postseason...

Chris Kelly Rejoins Senators In New Role

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Chris Kelly returns to Ottawa again. The Senators named Kelly as their newest player-development coach on Tuesday. The reunion marks Kelly’s third stint with Ottawa during his career. Shared Duties Kelly, 37, joins former NHLer and Senator teammate Shean Donovan in sharing the responsibilities of player development. Kelly’s...

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