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Four more years of Mike Hoffman with Ottawa Senators

Four more years of Mike Hoffman with Ottawa Senators

yahoo.com Updated Jul 27 (3 days ago)
Last season, Mike Hoffman and the Ottawa Senators went through the always nasty salary arbitration process. Hoffman filed for arbitration again this offseason; however, a week before his scheduled hearing, the two sides came to an agreement. Hoffman, 26…
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  • Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more…

    Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more players?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    It should really come as no surprise that of the 25 players who were slated to go to salary arbitration this summer, none has actually sat in front of the arbitrator and 22 of them have resulted in contract resolutions. That’s pretty much the standard t…
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  • Five NHL jerseys players should have refused to wear

    Five NHL jerseys players should have refused to wear

    thehockeynews.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    On Saturday, Chicago White Sox all-star pitcher Chris Sale was scratched from his start and sent home because he refused to wear the team’s throwback uniform. It went beyond that, of course. Sale reportedly went into the clubhouse and cut up his own jer…
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  • Sens’ Brassard: ‘I’m just excited to go home’

    Sens’ Brassard: ‘I’m just excited to go home’

    Derick Brassard was in the middle of making a post-workout meal on Monday afternoon when he took a look at his phone and realized something was up. The 28-year-old forward, who spent parts of four seasons with the New York Rangers, was dealt to the Otta…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk possible target for Rangers after Br…

    Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk possible target for Rangers after Brassard trade

    After weeks of anticipation, the New York Rangers finally made a significant roster move this summer. On Monday, they dealt center Derick Brassard and a seventh-round pick in 2018 to the Ottawa Senators for center Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 second-round …
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  • Down Goes Brown: Five expected off-season moves that haven’t ha…

    Down Goes Brown: Five expected off-season moves that haven’t happened yet

    The dog days of the NHL offseason got a nice jolt on Monday when the Senators and Rangers hooked up on a decent-sized trade. The deal sends Derick Brassard and a seventh to Ottawa in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a second, improving the Senators’ top …
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  • Rangers trade Derick Brassard to Ottawa for Mika Zibanejad

    Rangers trade Derick Brassard to Ottawa for Mika Zibanejad

    We just had an honest-to-goodness hockey trade in the middle of summer. The New York Rangers have sent Derick Brassard and a seventh-round pick in 2018 to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a second-rounder in 2018. Let’s get into th…
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  • Kessel gets Cup; Marchand, Bruins talk extension; Hoffman hopes…

    Kessel gets Cup; Marchand, Bruins talk extension; Hoffman hopes to stay with Sens (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Phil Kessel finally gets his day…
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  • Five salary arbitrations to keep an eye on as NHLPA announces h…

    Five salary arbitrations to keep an eye on as NHLPA announces hearing dates

    Free agency is well under way but the opportunity to negotiate a new deal has led a number of restricted free agents to salary arbitration. The NHLPA announced the dates for the 24 arbitration hearings that are slated to take place between July 20 and A…
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  • Report: Sens to move AHL affiliate to Belleville

    Report: Sens to move AHL affiliate to Belleville

    It appears high level hockey could be returning to the city of Belleville, Ontario. According to a report in The Intelligencer, the Ottawa Senators will move its American Hockey League affiliate from Binghamton, New York to Belleville for the 2017-18 se…
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  • Kelly returns to Ottawa, signs one-year deal

    Kelly returns to Ottawa, signs one-year deal

    After parts of six seasons with the Boston Bruins, Chris Kelly is headed back to Ottawa. The 35-year-old center has signed a one-year, $900,000 deal with the Senators, the club announced. Originally a third-round pick of the Senators (94th overall) at t…
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  • Veteran D Carkner retires after 15 seasons

    Veteran D Carkner retires after 15 seasons

    NHL.com Jul 7
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Defenceman Matt Carkner has retired after a 15-year career. Carkner, 35, appeared in 237 NHL games with the New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators and San Jose Sharks. He scored four goals, added 23 assists and compiled 556 pena...
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  • Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for …

    Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for DeKeyser

    The most notable exclusion from the 24 players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday was Petr Mrazek, but that doesn’t mean the Detroit Red Wings goaltender won’t be included in the process. Sources have told thn.com that the Red Wings will take Mraz…
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  • Senators sign defenceman Fredrik Claesson on a one-year, two-wa…

    Senators sign defenceman Fredrik Claesson on a one-year, two-way contract

    NHL.com Jul 6
    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Fredrik Claesson on a one-year, two-way contract. The contract will carry an annual value of US$700,000 in the National Hockey League and of $100,000 in the American Hockey League. The 23...
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  • Sens forward Hoffman files for arbitration for second straight …

    Sens forward Hoffman files for arbitration for second straight year

    NHL.com Jul 5
    TORONTO - Ottawa Senators forward Mike Hoffman is one of 24 NHL players filing for salary arbitration. Hoffman, who led the Senators with 29 goals in 2015-16, is filing for arbitration for a second straight year. He was awarded a US$2-million...
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  • Senators minor-league affiliate shakeup could see AHL team land…

    Senators minor-league affiliate shakeup could see AHL team land in Belleville

    A year after its OHL team left town, the Eastern Ontario city of Belleville may have its sights set on a replacement. There are whispers and reports in the area that Belleville could become the new home of the Ottawa Senators’ AHL affiliate. The partner…
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  • Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summ…

    Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summer

    It’s early July, so obviously there’s another important day coming up on the hockey calendar. Coming up next: the deadline for restricted free agents to file for arbitration, which is on the docket for Tuesday. This will likely be a procedural day for m…
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  • Senators sign Kostka, Varone and Bailey to one-year, two-way co…

    Senators sign Kostka, Varone and Bailey to one-year, two-way contracts

    NHL.com Jul 1
    OTTAWA - Defenceman Michael Kostka signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Ottawa Senators on Friday. The contract will carry an annual value of $800,000 in the National Hockey League and $325,000 in the American Hockey League. Kostka...
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  • Flames acquire Alex Chiasson from Senators; signs $800K deal

    Flames acquire Alex Chiasson from Senators; signs $800K deal

    The Ottawa Senators were expecting big things from Alex Chiasson. He was one of the key pieces going from the Dallas Stars to the Ottawa Senators in the trade for Jason Spezza nearly two years ago. However, Chiasson just never seemed to catch on with th…
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  • Former NHLer Bill Muckalt a rising star in the coaching game

    Former NHLer Bill Muckalt a rising star in the coaching game

    BY MURRAY PAM Fifteen years ago this week Bill Muckalt was on an emotional high. A piece in one of the most lopsided trades in NHL annals, Muckalt was dealt by the Islanders along with Zdeno Chara and the 2001 second-overall draft pick (Jason Spezza) to…
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  • Ottawa Senators select centre Jonathan Dahlen with 42nd overall…

    Ottawa Senators select centre Jonathan Dahlen with 42nd overall pick

    NHL.com Jun 25
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Size and skill were the order of the day as the Ottawa Senators closed out the NHL Draft with four selections on Saturday at First Niagara Center. Ottawa selected Jonathan Dahlen — the son of former NHL player Ulf Dahlen — wit...
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  • Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    BUFFALO – On Day 2 of the draft, team preference plays such a huge role in when kids get picked. But for my money, there were some definite winners by round. In some cases, it was teams that made solid multiple selections. In other cases, it was a matte…
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  • Senators sign forward Buddy Robinson to a one-year, two-way con…

    Senators sign forward Buddy Robinson to a one-year, two-way contract

    NHL.com Jun 23
    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Buddy Robinson to a one-year, two-way contract. The contract will carry an annual value of US$750,000 in the National Hockey League and $75,000 in the American Hockey League. The six-foot-si...
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  • Senators Prospect Arrested, Tased After Allegedly Fighting A Co…

    Senators Prospect Arrested, Tased After Allegedly Fighting A Cop At Disney World

    deadspin.com Jun 22
    Darren Kramer, a winger in the Ottawa Senators organization who currently plays for the AHL’s Manitoba Moose, was arrested at approximately 1:16 a.m. Tuesday after allegedly fighting a police officer at Disney World and getting tased. According to polic…
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  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Bruins 00:44

    Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Bruins

    Mar 19
    Kyle Turris scored twice in the Senators' 6-4 win over the Bruins.
  • Video - Senators Edge Flyers In Shootout 01:05

    Senators Edge Flyers In Shootout

    Mar 15
    Bobby Ryan's goal in the shootout was the difference in the Senators' 2-1 win over the Flyers.
  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Canadiens 01:00

    Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Canadiens

    Mar 12
    The Senators scored three goals in the third period in their 5-2 win over the Canadiens.
  • Video - Wild Win In Shootout 01:25

    Wild Win In Shootout

    Mar 3
    Matt Dumba scored twice in the Wild's 3-2 shootout win against the Senators.