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Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

thehockeynews.com Updated 1 hour ago
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 (yesterday)
    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 (3 days ago)
    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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  • NHL schedule: Stanley Cup rematch on Oct. 20, four outdoor game…

    NHL schedule: Stanley Cup rematch on Oct. 20, four outdoor games and other notable dates

    thehockeynews.com Jun 21 (4 days ago)
    The NHL released the 2016-17 regular season schedule, and the four-game opening night is set for Oct. 12. The season will kick off with the Toronto Maple Leafs visiting the Ottawa Senators, which will be followed by a pair of first-round playoff rematch…
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  • New Senators GM Dorion believes 12th pick will net quality asse…

    New Senators GM Dorion believes 12th pick will net quality asset at NHL draft

    NHL.com Jun 20 (5 days ago)
    OTTAWA - Pierre Dorion remembers the nerves at his first NHL draft with the with the Ottawa Senators, when he convinced then general manager Bryan Murray to trade up in order to select defenceman Erik Karlsson 15th overall. That was back in 2...
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  • New assistant Cookson reunites with Boucher, Crawford on Senato…

    New assistant Cookson reunites with Boucher, Crawford on Senators coaching staff

    NHL.com Jun 15
    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have hired Rob Cookson as assistant coach. Cookson, 55, joins associate coach Marc Crawford as new Senators head coach Guy Boucher fills out his staff for next season. A native of Lacombe, Alta., Cookson spent ...
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  • Alfredsson signs extension with Senators, will returning in man…

    Alfredsson signs extension with Senators, will returning in managerial role next season

    Legendary Ottawa Senator Daniel Alfredsson made his triumphant return to the organization ahead of the 2015-16 season, signing on to become the senior advisor of hockey operations. And after his first year in the front office, Alfredsson is coming back …
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  • Nikita Filatov says he left Senators due to financial troubles,…

    Nikita Filatov says he left Senators due to financial troubles, regrets not listening to Ken Hitchcock

    Here’s a name some will remember and one that some, namely Blue Jackets fans, will have tried to forget: Nikita Filatov. Filatov, 26, last played in the NHL during the 2011-12 season as a member of the Ottawa Senators when he was a 21-year-old, but his …
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  • Kleinendorst returns to coach Binghamton, led Senators to only …

    Kleinendorst returns to coach Binghamton, led Senators to only Calder Cup title

    NHL.com Jun 8
    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have hired Kurt Kleinendorst as head coach of their American Hockey League affiliate. The Binghamton Senators agreed a two-year contract with Kleinendorst, bringing him back to team he led to the 2011 Calder Cup t...
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  • Report: Yeo interviewing for Blues assistant gig, could be next…

    Report: Yeo interviewing for Blues assistant gig, could be next coach when Hitchcock retires

    Mike Yeo was reportedly in the running for the coaching gig with the Ottawa Senators, has been looked at as a potential hire with the Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames and he’s been consistently considered a possibility for one of the many open assistant…
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  • NHL still wants to make outdoor game happen on Parliament Hill

    NHL still wants to make outdoor game happen on Parliament Hill

    The NHL has held outdoor games at NCAA, MLB, CFL and NFL stadiums, an MLS pitch will be the site of the Centennial Classic next season and in the pre-Winter Classic era the league has even made an outdoor game work outside of Caesar’s Palace in Las Vega…
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  • After bizarre departure from Senators, Wikstrand signs four-yea…

    After bizarre departure from Senators, Wikstrand signs four-year deal with SHL’s Farjestad

    In September 2015, it looked as though Mikael Wikstrand’s career was at an impasse. The 22-year-old defender had mysteriously left Ottawa’s training camp, returned to his native Sweden and was told by then-Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray that the only w…
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  • Chiasson’s days numbered in Ottawa

    Chiasson’s days numbered in Ottawa

    Alex Chiasson’s days in Ottawa appear to be coming to an end. The 25-year-old is a restricted free agent, but Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun suggested the forward could be dealt prior to the NHL draft in Buffalo next month. Chiasson’s agent, Kent Hugh…
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  • Chris Phillips retires as a lifetime Ottawa Senator. What legac…

    Chris Phillips retires as a lifetime Ottawa Senator. What legacy does he leave?

    Chris Phillips’ NHL career is over. The steady defenseman called it quits officially in a press conference Thursday after 17 seasons, all with the Ottawa Senators, the team that drafted him first overall in 1996. Phillips missed all of 2015-16, as he su…
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  • Swiss connection helps Tom Pyatt land one-year deal with Ottawa…

    Swiss connection helps Tom Pyatt land one-year deal with Ottawa Senators

    The Ottawa Senators are continuing their raid of Switzerland this off-season. First, the Senators brought aboard coaches Guy Boucher and Marc Crawford, both of whom had spent the past several seasons in the Swiss NLA, and Ottawa added to their former Sw…
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  • Mike Hoffman's history with Boucher a 'bonus' in contract talks

    Mike Hoffman's history with Boucher a 'bonus' in contract talks

    yahoo.com May 20
    Mike Hoffman has scored 56 times for the Ottawa Senators over the past two seasons and recorded 107 points. Heading into next season he might be the happiest player to see Guy Boucher take over the head coaching job. Despite being one of Ottawa’s top ev…
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  • Patrick Wiercioch gone in Ottawa? Sounds like Pierre Dorion’s n…

    Patrick Wiercioch gone in Ottawa? Sounds like Pierre Dorion’s not messing around

    Defenseman Patrick Wiercioch may be headed to unrestricted free agency a little early if a report by the Ottawa Sun‘s Bruce Garrioch comes to fruition. According to Garrioch, there are major rumblings that the Ottawa Senators will not qualify the pendin…
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  • Vin Scully Can Make Even Dirt Interesting

    Vin Scully Can Make Even Dirt Interesting

    deadspin.com May 18
    I took a class about soil in college and the professor would always get mad if anyone called it dirt, but I think she’d make an exception for Vin Scully here, who wove an entertaining little yarn about how the Washington Senators would bring their own d…
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  • Former NHL coach of the year Crawford ready to accept assistant…

    Former NHL coach of the year Crawford ready to accept assistant role in Ottawa

    NHL.com May 11
    OTTAWA - Marc Crawford just wanted to be back in the NHL. A former NHL coach of the year who spent the last four seasons coaching in Switzerland, Crawford was one of a number of candidates interviewed for the opening with the Ottawa Senators ...
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  • Bruce Boudreau on Ducks' firing, Senators' interview, Wild's co…

    Bruce Boudreau on Ducks' firing, Senators' interview, Wild's core

    yahoo.com May 10
    At 6:30 a.m. on Friday April 29, Bruce Boudreau received a text message from Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray. Once he saw the note, Boudreau knew his time coaching the Ducks was probably over. Boudreau’s Ducks had lost to the Nashville Predator…
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  • Guy Boucher bringing new perspective to second NHL gig

    Guy Boucher bringing new perspective to second NHL gig

    The Ottawa Senators are convinced they have the man in charge who can turn the team around and get them back into the playoffs on a consistent basis after missing the postseason two of the last three years. Senators GM Pierre Dorion again assured everyo…
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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.