Ottawa Senators Wiretap

Senators Fire Coach Guy Boucher

Mar 1, 2019 6:32 PM

In a season that was lost months ago, the Ottawa Senators, the worst team in the NHL, have fired coach Guy Boucher, the team announced Friday.

Assistant coach Marc Crawford was named as the team's interim coach.

The Senators (22-37-5) dealt their three leading goal scorers at the trade deadline.

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Vegas Trades For Mark Stone From Senators

Feb 25, 2019 5:08 PM

The Vegas Golden Knights have acquired Mark Stone from the Ottawa Senators.

Vegas agreed to sign Stone to a contract extension with an annual average of $9.5 million. That number competes with some of the highest salaries in the league because Nevada has no state income tax.

Vegas traded defenseman Erik Brannstrom, 19, who was selected 15th overall in 2017 along with Oscar Lindberg and a second-round pick in 2019 that belonged to the Dallas Stars.

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Columbus Acquires Ryan Dzingel From Ottawa

Feb 24, 2019 9:38 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired Ryan Dzingel from the Ottawa Senators.

Columbus will also acquire a 2019 seventh-round pick previously owned by the Calgary Flames in exchange for Columbus's second-round pick in 2020, a second-round pick in 2021 and forward Anthony Duclair.

Dzingel, in his fourth NHL season, has 22 goals and 22 assists in 57 games

Dzingel played collegiately at Ohio State.

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Blue Jackets Acquire Matt Duchene From Ottawa

Feb 24, 2019 9:36 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired Matt Duchene from the Ottawa Senators.

Ottawa will receive conditional first round picks in 2019 and 2010, along with prospects Vitalii Abramov and Jonathan Davidsson in return. The 2019 pick is top-three protected, and the 2020 pick is dependent on Duchene re-signing in Columbus.

Duchene is joining his third team in two seasons after being part of an early-season trade in 2017-18 that sent him to the Senators from the Colorado Avalanche.


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Jackets Trade For Matt Duchene

Feb 22, 2019 3:35 PM

Columbus has traded for Ottawa Senators center Matt Duchene, the Blue Jackets announced Friday.

Duchene is set to make his Blue Jackets debut against his old team, as Columbus plays at Ottawa on Friday night.

Minor league defenseman Julius Bergman is also heading to the Blue Jackets, while the Senators will receive conditional first-round draft picks in 2019 and 2020, and prospects Vitalii Abramov and Jonathan Davidsson in return. The 2019 pick is top-three protected, while the 2020 pick is dependent on Duchene re-signing in Columbus.

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Leafs Trade Morgan Klimchuk To Sens For Gabriel Gagne

Jan 11, 2019 3:05 PM

The Maple Leafs announced today that the club has acquired forward Gabriel Gagne from Ottawa in exchange for forward Morgan Klimchuk. 

Gagne, 22, has appeared in 33 games with the Belleville Senators (AHL) during the 2018-19 season and has recorded four goals and five assists for nine points. In 142 career AHL games, the Laval, Quebec native has registered 40 points (26 goals, 14 assists) and 62 penalty minutes. Prior to playing in the AHL, Gagne skated in 177 games in the QMJHL split between Victoriaville (143 games) and Shawinigan (34 games), where he recorded 68 goals and 64 assists for 132 points.

Gagne was originally selected by the Senators in the second round (36th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.


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Senators Acquire Stefan Elliot, Tobias Lindberg From Penguins

Dec 6, 2018 2:48 AM

The Ottawa Senators have acquired defenseman Stefan Elliott and forward Tobias Lindberg in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenseman Macoy Erkamps and forward Ben Sexton.

The swap of minor leaguers was announced on Wednesday.

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Oilers Trade Pick To Senators For Chris Wideman

Nov 23, 2018 2:26 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced Thursday that they have acquired defenseman Chris Wideman from the Ottawa Senators for a 2020 conditional sixth-round draft pick.

Wideman, 28, has two goals and three assists in 19 games for the Senators this season.

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Senators Players Apologize For Uber Conversation

Nov 7, 2018 2:06 AM

Matt Duchene and the Ottawa Senators are attempting to put the drama behind them after a viral video of him and some teammates criticizing the club and assistant coach Marty Raymond emerged online Monday.

Duchene spoke publicly about the incident for the first time Tuesday night after the Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 7-3 in Ottawa.

"I want to take this opportunity to extend my absolute sincere apologies to Marty Raymond. He's a heck of a person and coach and he did not deserve what we said. I sincerely, sincerely mean that on behalf of myself and my teammates," Duchene said.

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NHL Suspends Mark Borowiecki One Game

Oct 24, 2018 6:49 PM

Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended for one game without pay by the NHL for elbowing Bruins defenseman Urho Vaakanainen on Tuesday night.

The NHL announced the suspension Wednesday.

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Sharks Acquire Erik Karlsson From Senators
Erik Karlsson was entering the final year of a seven-year, $45 million contract.


Senators Assistant GM Randy Lee Resigns
Randy Lee resigned Tuesday amid charges of harassment stemming from an incident in May.

Senators Sign Brady Tkachuk To Three-Year, Entry-Level Deal
Brady Tkachuk, 18, was selected by the Senators with the No. 4 pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Drowns
Ray Emery drowned while swimming on Sunday in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario.

NHL Denies Runors About Melnyk Selling Sens
The NHL insists Eugene Melnyk doesn't want to sell the Ottawa Senators.

Sharks Get Mike Hoffman, Trade Him, Pick Up Four Draft Picks
The Sharks relieved themselves of Mikkel Boedker's burdensome contract.

Pens Acquire Brassard From Senators In Three-Team Deal
The Penguins sent Ian Cole to the Senators, and Ryan Reeves to the Golden Knights.

Kings Acquire Dion Phaneuf From Senators
The Kings are sending Marian Goborik and Nick Shore to the Senators.

Tom Anselmi Out As Senators' President
GM Pierre Dorion receives a three-year extension from Senators.

Senators Owner Says Team 'Could Look Good Somewhere Else'
Cities like Seattle, Houston, and Quebec City are all seeking to land an NHL franchise.

Avs Send Matt Duchene To Ottawa In 3-Way Deal
Center Kyle Turris is going from the Senators to the Predators in the deal.

Erik Karlsson Will Make Season Debut Tuesday
Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson missed the team's first five games of the season to fix tendons in his left foot.

Senators, Craig Anderson Agree To Two-Year, $9.5M Deal
Goalie Craig Anderson was set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2017-18 season.

Erik Karlsson Skates For First Time Since Surgery
Senators captain Erik Karlsson skated with his teammates on Saturday at the Canadian Tire Centre.

Oilers Sign Chris Kelly To Tryout Contract
Center Chris Kelly scored five goals for Ottawa last season.

Mike Fisher Retires After 17 NHL Seasons
Mike Fisher skated in 1,088 career NHL games with the Predators and Senators.

Johnny Oduya Signs One-Year, $1M Deals with Senators
Johnny Oduya scored two goals in 52 games last season between the Stars and Blackhawks.

Senators, Jean-Gabriel Pageau Agree To Three-Year, $9.3M Deal
Senators forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored 12 goals in 82 regular-season games last season.

Senators Ask Dion Phaneuf To Waive No-Movement Clause
The Senators will no doubt protect Erik Karlsson in the June 21 expansion draft.

Derick Brassard Undergoes Shoulder Surgery
The Senators hope Derick Brassard will be ready for the start of the NHL regular season.