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Alexei Kovalev Back in Pittsburgh for Second Tour

Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Alexei Kovalev Back in Pittsburgh for Second Tour

The Ottawa Senators continue to sell, taking essentially any asset in return for any player not part of their future. Of course, Alexei Kovalev falls directly into this category as the 38-year-old nears free agency playing on a non-contender. Today, Pittsburgh Penguins GM Ray Shero brought Kovalev back for a small price. However, unlike the…

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Nightly Scrap: Hedberg stumps Caps; Mason blanks Preds

Monday, November 22, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Hedberg stumps Caps; Mason blanks Preds

For the first time this season the New Jersey Devils simply dominated.  Led by three first period goals, the team banded together and protected netminder Johan Hedberg well enough to earn their sixth game of the year and their third via shutout.  Sad when a once-proud team in New Jersey has to let in zero…

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Nightly Scrap: Leafs, Sens bounce back from losses

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Leafs, Sens bounce back from losses

For Phil Kessel and the Toronto Maple Leafs, losing three straight games had been disheartening.  Putting the city of Toronto on their shoulders, the team failed to stay consistent after a 4-0 start.  Last night, Kessel sealed the game with an unassisted tally- his seventh of the year- as the team changed their luck. Tyler…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 1

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 1

Hello Hockey Fans and welcome to the 2010-11 edition of the Daily Faceoff Heatmap.  Here is a look at some players who are off to great starts in the new season, and some others who are not yet quite up to speed. HOT Derek Roy – Roy hit the ground running, putting up 2 points in his…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Ottawa Senators

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Ottawa Senators

Offensive Corps: Daniel Alfredsson led the Ottawa Senators in scoring for the second straight season at age 37, proving he still was the leader on and off the ice.  The longtime captain and face of the franchise continues to be revitalized by the heightened scoring after the lockout and remains an excellent source of production…

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Draft Review: Keith Ballard Replaces Willie Mitchell

Monday, June 28, 2010

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Draft Review: Keith Ballard Replaces Willie Mitchell

The Vancouver Canucks and Florida Panthers made an impact trade prior to the draft starting. The centerpiece seems to be former first round pick and Minnesota Golden Gopher Keith Ballard– who probably hopes to make a final home in British Columbia. Ian McIntyre of the Vancouver Sun believes Ballard takes the place of impending UFA…

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Wait. Aren’t the Sens Supposed to be Losing?

Saturday, January 2, 2010

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Wait. Aren’t the Sens Supposed to be Losing?

If you take a 2nd-overall pick, all-star center and a 3-time Olympian, 5-time all-star and Captain off of a team that was supposed to be bad this season, you couldn’t expect them to actually win, could you?  Well that’s not the case in Ottawa where the Senators have won 3 of their last 4 games…

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Fantasizing… (Nov 21)

Sunday, November 22, 2009

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Fantasizing… (Nov 21)

Fantasizing is a post looking to uncover some excellent potential buy-low options, free agent pickups and some other trends that can help your fantasy team.  Streaking Joe Thornton – Featuring a monster 9 points in the past week and a league-best 24 assists through Saturday’s games.  He’s a must-start in all formats and the Marleau-Thornton-Heatley…

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Short Shifts

Saturday, November 21, 2009

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Short Shifts

Notable lineup happenings from around the NHL: Rene Bourque, the Flames’ leading scorer, has been placed on IR.  Flames Lineup Alex Kovalev is attending his wife’s mother’s funeral.  Sens Lineup Brooks Orpik should be back in tonight for the Pens.  Pens Lineup Dainius Zubrus has a broken leg and will be out 4-6 weeks.  Devils…

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Ottawa Senators 2009/10 Season Preview (UPDATE)

Thursday, September 10, 2009

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OTTAWA SENATORS 2008/09: 36-35-11, 83 pts (4th in Northeast, 11th in East) Arrived: Pascal LeClaire (CBJ), Alexei Kovalev (MTL), Johanthan Cheechoo (SJ), Milan Michalek (SJ) Departed: Alex Auld (DAL), Mike Comrie (UFA), Jason Smith (Retired), Brendan Bell (STL), Drew Fata (BOS) The 08/09 campaign was a dismal one for the Senators as the team fired…

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