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Daniel Alfredsson Returns

Some perspective on a fresh wound.

On Paul MacLean's Appeal


In each of his first two seasons with the Ottawa Senators, head coach Paul MacLean has been nominated for the Jack Adams Award. After securing a playoff spot despite significant injuries to key...

Context and the Career of Bryan Murray

It's been a summer in need of context. Daniel Alfredsson's abrupt departure left a sizeable void, not just in Ottawa's lineup, but in fans' understanding of the decision. What was needed through...

Tale of Two Teams: On Alfie, My Dad, and Rivalry


I'm still struggling with my post-Alfie vocabulary. His surprise departure a few weeks ago ripped pages from the Sens dictionary. He's altered the meaning of nouns like captain; he's changed the...

Re-thinking the Senators Marketing Strategy


Like many Sens ticket purchasers I was sent an email feedback survey about my ticket buying preferences on Thursday. Included in a section on factors which influence your decision in buying game...

What we mean when we say we love Chris Neil


The Ottawa Senators have always been comfortable employing a certain type of player. Goons, fighters, or enforcers; for some they're just plan dirty. When the Sens joined the league the hockey...

My Favourite Season

Favourite seasons aren't always about witnessing championships; sometimes they are about witnessing singular greatness. The 2011-12 season is now a part of Sens lore, one to look back fondly on,...

When play resumes

Eventually the ice will be made and painted, teams will take the ice, Roberto Luongo will be traded, and the NHL will go on. One of the more persistent narratives during the lockout is will fans...

Rebirth: College Football Returns


Tonight we celebrated the kickoff to the college football season in general. Saturday, we celebrate the opening of the 2007 season for our team, Texas.To be perfectly honest, this has been the...

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