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Senators unveil new logo for 25th anniversary, fans don’t appro…

Senators unveil new logo for 25th anniversary, fans don’t approve

thehockeynews.com Updated 10 hours ago
In 1992, the Ottawa Senators joined the NHL and proceeded to post one of the worst records in NHL history. Now, one quarter of a century later, the Senators have hope for a decent campaign, but if fans are to be believed, they may be celebrating their 2…
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  • Arbitration season: Derek Stepan is gonna get paid

    Arbitration season: Derek Stepan is gonna get paid

    thehockeynews.com Jul 6 (yesterday)
    The NHL arbitration process is really no fun for anyone involved, since it brings negotiation into a formal setting and forces teams and their players to square off. Teams have to pretend that their own players aren’t really that good and hurt feelings …
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  • Senators hire former Avalanche assistant Andre Tourigny

    Senators hire former Avalanche assistant Andre Tourigny

    thehockeynews.com Jul 3 (4 days ago)
    Nearly two months after resigning from his post as an assistant coach with the Colorado Avalanche, Andre Tourigny has signed on to join Ottawa Senators coach Dave Cameron behind the bench. Tourigny left his gig in Colorado, where he was serving as a def…
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  • Senators name Andre Tourigny assistant coach

    Senators name Andre Tourigny assistant coach

    NHL.com Jul 3 (4 days ago)
    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators announced today that the club has named André Tourigny as assistant head coach. Tourigny, 41, spent the last the two previous campaigns as an assistant coach to Patrick Roy with the Colorado Avalanche. A native of T...
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  • Lightning make smart little deal with Erik Condra

    Lightning make smart little deal with Erik Condra

    yahoo.com Jul 1 (6 days ago)
    Erik Condra was an usher at Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper’s wedding. Now, he’s going to be a member of Cooper’s NHL team for the next three seasons. Condra left the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday, and is going to cost the Tampa Bay Lightning just $…
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  • Robin Lehner says headaches gone; starter fatigue not an issue

    Robin Lehner says headaches gone; starter fatigue not an issue

    yahoo.com Jun 30
    Buffalo goaltender Robin Lehner says his headaches from his concussion have “been gone for a while now.” He wants to be the starter for the Sabres. He believes he can be the starter for them. But the former Sens backup has never been a full-time starter…
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  • Senators, Wideman agree on two-way contract

    Senators, Wideman agree on two-way contract

    NHL.com Jun 29
    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators announced today that the club has agreed to terms with defenseman Chris Wideman on a one-year, two-way contract. The contract will carry an annual value of $600,000 in the National Hockey League and of $400,000 in the ...
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  • NHL trade tracker: Official deals since Oct. 1, 2014

    NHL trade tracker: Official deals since Oct. 1, 2014

    NHL.com Nov 11, 2014
    June 30 Sharks acquire Martin Jones (G) from Bruins in exchange for 2016 1st-round pick and Sean Kuraly (F) June 29 Blues acquire Konrad Abeltshauser (D) from Sharks in exchange for conditional 2016 7th-round pick Bruins acquire Zac Ri...
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  • Oilers get D-man Gryba from Senators, trade Marincin

    Oilers get D-man Gryba from Senators, trade Marincin

    NHL.com Jun 27
    The Edmonton Oilers traded defenseman Martin Marincin to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday for the 107th pick in the 2015 NHL Draft and forward Brad Ross, then sent the 107th pick and forward Travis Ewanyk to the Ottawa Senators for defenseman E...
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  • Senators draft pick hilariously snubs Gary Bettman's handshake …

    Senators draft pick hilariously snubs Gary Bettman's handshake attempt (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 27
    Colin White, congratulations. You just did what every hockey fan has always wanted to do. You snubbed Gary Bettman’s handshake. Behold the amazing video of this shunning in live action when the Ottawa Senators picked White, an American born forward, No.…
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  • Winners and losers after the first round of the draft

    Winners and losers after the first round of the draft

    SUNRISE – The start of the draft went 1-2-3 as expected, but as the first round got deeper, things veered in surprising directions. Who were the winners and losers on the night? I didn’t count Edmonton and Buffalo, since we always knew they’d have a goo…
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  • Senators trade Lehner & Legwand to Sabres, Bryan Murray con…

    Senators trade Lehner & Legwand to Sabres, Bryan Murray continues to win the off-season

    Every time we blink, Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray pulls off another wise move. A day after he locked up restricted free agents Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad to highly reasonable deals, Murray delivered on his promise to trade a goaltender. Ottawa has…
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  • Range of possibilities makes goalie trade market a different an…

    Range of possibilities makes goalie trade market a different animal

    NHL.com Jun 26
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Get your goaltender, any goaltender. Well, at least one of a handful of goaltenders. In the lead-up to the NHL draft, the goalie trade market is hot and more unique than ever. The Ottawa Senators are shopping Craig And...
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  • ‘Anything is possible’ when it comes to Kessel, says Shanahan

    ‘Anything is possible’ when it comes to Kessel, says Shanahan

    FORT LAUDERDALE – We know a few things when it comes to the prospects of Phil Kessel being traded by the Toronto Maple Leafs. First, the Leafs have already told their core players there are going to be changes. Second, the Leafs are actively speaking wi…
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  • 2015 Draft Preview – Amazing rookie brigade alters Ottawa Senat…

    2015 Draft Preview – Amazing rookie brigade alters Ottawa Senators’ future

    When the Ottawa Senators staged their furious charge and made the playoffs against all odds, their freshmen led the way. Andrew Hammond was not a rookie by NHL standards because of his age but was still a first-year player. Mark Stone, Mike Hoffman and …
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  • Why the Senators win big with Mark Stone, Mika Zibanejad contra…

    Why the Senators win big with Mark Stone, Mika Zibanejad contracts

    The Ottawa Senators dazzled us with their Cinderella story in the second half of 2014-15. General manager Bryan Murray, however, couldn’t savor the run too long. His off-season to do list was gargantuan. He had to decide on signing Andrew Hammond and fi…
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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.

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