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Senators Owner Says Team 'Could Look Good Somewhere Else'

Dec 16, 2017 12:52 PM

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk floated the notion of relocating his franchise, saying Friday that the team "could look good somewhere else" if its market conditions don't improve.

Melnyk spoke to reporters on the eve of the NHL 100 Classic, an outdoor game in Ottawa, Ontario, between the Montreal Canadiens and the Senators to commemorate the NHL's centennial.

His remarks came at a time when cities such as Seattle, Houston and Quebec City are all seeking NHL teams.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Expansion, Legal, Misc Rumor

Avs Send Matt Duchene To Ottawa In 3-Way Deal

Nov 6, 2017 2:15 AM

The Ottawa Senators have acquired center Matt Duchene from the Colorado Avalanche as part of a three-way deal that also involved the Nashville Predators.

Center Kyle Turris is going from Ottawa to Nashville in the deal and agreed to a six-year, $36 million contract extension with the Predators.

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Ottawa Senators, Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Erik Karlsson Will Make Season Debut Tuesday

Oct 16, 2017 3:33 PM

Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson will make his season debut when the Senators host the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.

Senators coach Guy Boucher confirmed his captain's return to the lineup at Monday's practice.

Karlsson missed Ottawa's first five games of the season after undergoing offseason surgery to fix tendons in his left foot.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Injury, Misc Rumor

Senators, Craig Anderson Agree To Two-Year, $9.5M Deal

Sep 30, 2017 2:41 AM

Senators goalie Craig Anderson agreed to a two-year, $9.5 million contract extension Friday that will pay him $5.5 million in 2018-19 and $4 million in 2019-20.

The 36-year-old American was set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

Erik Karlsson Skates For First Time Since Surgery

Sep 23, 2017 6:07 PM

Senators captain Erik Karlsson skated with his teammates Saturday for the first time since having surgery to repair torn tendons in his left foot on June 14.

Karlsson, a two-time Norris Trophy winner as the NHL's best defenseman, wore a light blue non-contact jersey and did not take part in all the drills during the morning skate at Canadian Tire Centre before a preseason game against the Canadiens.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Misc Rumor

Oilers Sign Chris Kelly To Tryout Contract

Sep 11, 2017 3:57 PM

The Edmonton Oilers signed center Chris Kelly to a professional tryout contract Sunday.

The 36-year-old Kelly had five goals and seven assists in 82 regular-seasons games for Ottawa last season,

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Ottawa Senators, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Mike Fisher Retires After 17 NHL Seasons

Aug 3, 2017 2:26 PM

Predators captain Mike Fisher has announced his retirement after 17 NHL seasons.

Fisher, 37, told The Tennessean on Thursday that he was hanging up his skates after tallying 276 goals and 309 assists in 1,088 career NHL games with the Predators and Senators.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Ottawa Senators, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Johnny Oduya Signs One-Year, $1M Deals with Senators

Jul 25, 2017 2:04 AM

Defenseman Johnny Oduya has signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Senators that includes bonus provisions that could add up to another $1.25 million.

He can achieve bonuses for games played, time on the ice and various playoff incentives.

Oduya, 35, had two goals and nine points in 52 games last season between the Stars and Blackhawks.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Senators, Jean-Gabriel Pageau Agree To Three-Year, $9.3M Deal

Jul 17, 2017 7:13 PM

The Senators avoided arbitration with restricted free-agent forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau on Monday by agreeing to terms on a $9.3 million, three-year contract.

The 24-year-old center will earn $2.6 million next season, $3.3 million in 2018-19 and $3.4 million in 2019-20.

Pageau had eight playoff goals last spring, and had 12 goals and 21 assists in 82 regular-season games.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Senators Ask Dion Phaneuf To Waive No-Movement Clause

Jun 13, 2017 1:19 AM

Maneuvering ahead of the June 21 expansion draft, the Ottawa Senators have asked defenseman Dion Phaneuf to waive his no-movement clause, according to TSN.

The Senators will no doubt protect franchise defenseman Erik Karlsson,

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Expansion, Misc Rumor

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

Senators Win To Force Game 7
The Senators beat the Penguins 2-1 on Tuesday night to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals.

Predators Advance To Their First Stanley Cup Final
The Predators defeated the Ducks by the score of 6-3 on Monday night, as goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 38 of 41 shots.

Penguins In Dominant Game 5 Win
The Penguins defeated the Senators by the score of 7-0, the second-largest playoff win in NHL history.

Penguins To Start Matt Murray In Goal
The Penguins had started Marc-Andre Fleury for every playoff game after Matt Murray's injury in Game 1 of the first round.

Pens Will Decide Starting Goalie On Friday
Penguins coach Mike Sullivan will announce the starting goalie on the morning of game day.

Chiarelli, Dorion, Poile Finalists For Top GM
The NHL announced the finalists for the general manager of the year on Tuesday night.

Sens Owner Blasts Sidney Crosby
Eugene Melnyk feels Sidney Crosby should be suspended for a long time for injuring Marc Methot.

Canadiens, Senators To Celebrate NHL's Centennial With Outdoor Game
The Canadiens beat the Senators 7-4 on December 19, 1917, when the NHL began play.

NHL Names Pavelski, Bernier, Karlsson 'Three Stars'
Joe Pavelski recorded six points in four games to power the Pacific Division-leading Sharks to three victories.

Senators Send Prospect To Canucks For Alex Burrows
The Canucks receive Jonathan Dahlen in the trade with the Senators.

Martin Havlat Retires After 14 NHL Seasons
Martin Havlat put up 594 points in 790 NHL games over 14 seasons.

NHL Eyeing Games In Sweden, China
The NHL and NHLPA are close to finalizing two international events next season.

Sharks Trade Wingels To Sens For Two Prospects, Draft Pick
Trading Tommy Wingels helps clear up some cap space for the Sharks if they want to make another deal before the deadline.

David Legwand Retires After 16-Year NHL Career
David Legwand is Nashville's career leader in goals with 210.

Jack Eichel Could Play For Sabres On Tuesday
Sabres center Jack Eichel could possibly make his season debut against the Senators on Tuesday.

Rangers Claim Matt Puempel Off Waivers From Senators
Matt Puempel has skated in 52 career NHL games over parts of three seasons, all with the Senators.

Pens Trade Mike Condon To Senators For Draft Pick
Penguins goalie Matt Murray is returning to the ice after missing the start of the season.

Leafs' Auston Matthews Scores Four Goals In NHL Debut
The Senators defeated the Maple Leafs in the NHL season opener 5-4 in overtime.

Sens To Retire Daniel Alfredsson's No. 11
Daniel Alfredsson will become just the second player in Senators' club history to receive the honor.