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Senators’ Karlsson up for the Norris Trophy yet again; Doughty …

Senators’ Karlsson up for the Norris Trophy yet again; Doughty and Burns aim to steal it away

thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Updated Apr 29 (2 days ago)
Erik Karlsson has a chance to win his second straight Norris Trophy and third since 2012, but a couple defensemen seeking their first prize stand in his way. The Ottawa Senators captain was named a nominee for the league’s top blueliner award on Friday,…
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  • Senators one step closer to downtown arena after development bi…

    Senators one step closer to downtown arena after development bid selected by committee

    thehockeynews.com Apr 29 (3 days ago)
    The Senators have spent the past 20 seasons playing in nearby Kanata, which is located just outside of Ottawa, but the team took a big step towards heading back into the heart of Canada’s capital after winning a development bid for a 53-acre site situat…
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  • Senators owner Melnyk gets early nod on plan to develop Ottawa'…

    Senators owner Melnyk gets early nod on plan to develop Ottawa's LeBreton Flats

    NHL.com Apr 28 (4 days ago)
    OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has moved one step closer to developing a large patch of land in the national capital, not far from Parliament Hill, into a commercial centre that would include a new NHL arena. The National Capita...
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  • Mike Yeo interviews for Ottawa Senators coaching gig

    Mike Yeo interviews for Ottawa Senators coaching gig

    yahoo.com Apr 19
    It’s pretty clear that the Ottawa Senators are going to go with a known commodity as their next head coach. They fired Dave Cameron, who was an assistant coach that ascended to the big job after their miraculous run to the playoffs. Luke Richardson, the…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is Frederik Andersen a fit for the Maple Leafs?

    Rumor Roundup: Is Frederik Andersen a fit for the Maple Leafs?

    While the Toronto Maple Leafs made progress in the first season of their rebuild, they still lack a quality starting goaltender. The Toronto Sun’s Steve Simmons notes the only reason for Jonathan Bernier’s return next season is the year remaining on his…
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  • Luke Richardson leaves Senators after being passed over again

    Luke Richardson leaves Senators after being passed over again

    yahoo.com Apr 18
    Luke Richardson has been waiting for his chance to coach an NHL team for several years. As the head coach of the Binghamton Senators, the thought was that it would be with the Ottawa Senators, although he was briefly projected as a potential Sabres head…
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  • THN.com Roundtable: Who should win the Norris Trophy?

    THN.com Roundtable: Who should win the Norris Trophy?

    Last week we talked about how close the Hart Trophy race will be, but it’s got nothing on this year’s Norris Trophy showdown. Not only are there four or five very worthy top candidates for the award, it’s also one of the most contentious award decisions…
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  • With a new GM and new coach to come, what will the Senators loo…

    With a new GM and new coach to come, what will the Senators look like next year?

    By Mo Cranker Over the past two seasons, we’ve witnessed the Senators experience some very high, highs and some pretty low, lows. The Senators ended last season on a historic run, being the first team in NHL history to be 14 points out of a playoff spot…
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  • It might be a good idea for Eugene Melnyk to, you know, shut up…

    It might be a good idea for Eugene Melnyk to, you know, shut up a little bit

    Before the Boston Bruins announced Thursday that Claude Julien will be coming back next season – he might want to freshen up that resume though, you know, just in case – it was assumed that it were let go that he’d instantly head to the top of the list …
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  • Were the Boston Bruins right to retain coach Claude Julien?

    Were the Boston Bruins right to retain coach Claude Julien?

    Sorry, Ottawa Senators. You don’t have a slam-dunk replacement for coach Dave Cameron after all. You won’t get your man this off-season, as the Boston Bruins have decided to retain coach Claude Julien. General manager Don Sweeney announced it at a press…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Canadiens not trying to trade Subban, but he’s n…

    Rumor Roundup: Canadiens not trying to trade Subban, but he’s not untouchable

    Monday was locker clean-out day for the 14 NHL teams that failed to qualify for the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs. It was also time for some general managers and players to field questions from the media regarding their off-season plans. Montreal Canadiens …
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  • Prospect Need to Know: Georgetown’s hidden gem

    Prospect Need to Know: Georgetown’s hidden gem

    All hail the Frozen Four champs from North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks stomped all over Quinnipiac in the final and while Vancouver pick Brock Boeser has confirmed his return for another campaign, several free agents are drumming up interest now. Boeser’…
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  • Ottawa Senators fire coach Dave Cameron, seriously need to get …

    Ottawa Senators fire coach Dave Cameron, seriously need to get it right this time

    The Ottawa Senators have fired coach Dave Cameron and assistants Andre Tourigny and Rick Wamsley, while another coach, Jason Smith, has been offered a different role in the organization. With Pierre Dorion officially taking over as GM for the ailing Bry…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Subban’s name back in rumor mill, coaching chang…

    Rumor Roundup: Subban’s name back in rumor mill, coaching changes expected

    With the NHL regular season completed, the fate of several coaches whose clubs failed to reach the playoffs is a hot topic of discussion. Much of the focus is upon Claude Julien of the Boston Bruins. Since joining the Bruins in 2007-08, Julien’s guided …
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  • Bryan Murray says 'it was the right time' to leave Ottawa GM jo…

    Bryan Murray says 'it was the right time' to leave Ottawa GM job

    Bryan Murray wanted to spend more time with his family. That was the message he gave when he announced he would step down as the Ottawa Senators general manager and handing over that role to assistant general manager Pierre Dorion. “How much time I’ve t…
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  • Senators defenceman Karlsson headlines competitive NHL awards b…

    Senators defenceman Karlsson headlines competitive NHL awards ballot

    NHL.com Apr 10
    There were no easy choices in the NHL awards race this season. From the Jack Adams to the Hart Trophy, every field featured a slew of quality contenders. Here's a breakdown of who could come away with the hardware this year: Jack Adams ...
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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.