There was little to no protest from fans or media when Cory Clouston was fired about six minutes after the disastrous 2010-2011 season. The team went from 5th in the conference to 13th, even spending some time in last overall before a mild bounce-back, so someone had to take the
The Ottawa Senators just launched a campaign to mark their 20th anniversary, and the synergistic watch-word of its many tie-ins is ‘heritage.' The campaign seeks to leverage the city's history of hockey, from the catch-phrase "Hockey Makes Us" to its centerpiece, a heritage-themed third jersey.
Craig Anderson came over from the Colorado Avalanche just prior to the deadline, in a trade that he (and Brian Elliott) are working hard to make the Avalanche regret. Since then has given Senators fans a tantalizing glimpse of what a true number-one goaltender looks like. In 11 games with
Chris Kelly was one of the first players to go when the Senate Reform was enacted, traded to the Boston Bruins for a second round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. What many don’t know is how much Kelly epitomized the notion of the underappreciated, character guy, an
Ever since the Ottawa Senators brass acknowledged that a rebuild was inevitable, we've heard numerous perspectives on just how torturously long the road back to contention will be, how far ahead other rebuilding teams are, and how the Senators are starting from scratch. Perhaps it's naiveté
Jarkko Ruutu #73 / Left Wing / Ottawa Senators Height: 6-1 Weight: 204 Born: Aug 23, 1975 Contract Status Pros Jarkko Ruutu can be reliably described as an agitator whose role is to draw penalties while not being a defensive liability, but during his time in Ottawa he's expanded the
When it comes to fundamental flaws in team construction, there aren't many who can compete with the 2010-2011 Ottawa Senators. The New Jersey Devils, currently in last place in the league and an incredible nine points back of 29th, are one of them. They've been in