Silver Nuggets: Qualifying offers made to RFAs

A collection of Senators-related stories for your enjoyment:

  • Qualifying offers have been extended to RFAs Peter Regin, Chris Campoli, Nick Foligno, and Jesse Winchester. (Sun)
  • James Cybulski of TSN offers his take on the Jason Spezza situation in the eloquently titled "Be careful what you wish for, Spezza haters". (TSN)
  • Our friend Jeremy Milks points out the interesting divide between the major sports media in Ottawa (who seem to be heavily promoting the idea of a Jason Spezza trade) and the blogging community (who tend to be a part of the "keep Spezza" camp). (Black Aces)
  • The Senators realize it will be hard to move up in the draft without a second round pick, but may be interested in moving down in order to get an extra pick or two. (Sun)
  • The official NHL schedule was released: home opener is October 8th against Buffalo, and Dany Heatley is in town December 2nd. (Citizen)
  • There will be two official Ottawa Senators draft parties Friday night: one taking place at Bert's Bar in Scotiabank Place and one at the Boston Pizza location at 61 Boul. de la Gappe in Gatineau. (Senators)
  • In case you missed it, the Bobby Ryan vs. Ryan Getzlaf sketch from the NHL Awards was pretty great. (

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