Well Razor is back in the NHL after months of rehabilitation following a season-ending hip surgery last season. Emery played 29 games for the Flyers in 2009-10, posting a respectable 2.64 GAA and a good .905 save percentage. As per Darren Dreger, Emery’s two-way one-year contract is worth $500,000 in the NHL or $105,000 in [...]
The lack of real trade movement in the days leading up to this season’s NHL Christmas “trade freeze” has more than a few pundits and bloggers looking ahead to the February 28th NHL Trade Deadline – when we know for certain there’ll be real, honest-to-goodness trade activity – and speculating over which players might be [...]
Two months into the season, let’s have a look at the goal tending battles raging on in the NHL. Some teams still don’t have a clear-cut starter like Roberto Luongo, Ryan Miller or Martin Brodeur. Goaltending battles: – Scorching: game-to-game musical chair – Blazing: no clear-cut starter – Moderate: mild battle going-on – Low: a [...]
After a dismal 1-3 road trip during which the Ottawa Senators were outscored 17-6, they are set to face the Los Angeles Kings tonight at Scotia Bank Place. This will be the Kings’s third game of a four-game road trip. They sustained a 4-2 loss at the hands of the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, before [...]
One week into the season, it’s time to look at some of the goal tending battles going on in the NHL. Some teams don’t have a clear-cut starter like Roberto Luongo, Ryan Miller or Martin Brodeur. Goaltending battles: – Scorching: game-to-game musical chair – Blazing: no clear-cut starter – Moderate: mild battle going-on – Low: [...]
Game 6: Pittsburgh 4 @ Ottawa 3 (1 OT) The Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the second round of the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs, eliminating Ottawa at 9:56 of the first overtime tonight on Pascal Dupuis’ clinching goal in the sixth game of their first round series with the Senators. The game was eerily reminiscent of the first round sixth [...]
Game 5: Ottawa 4 @ Pittsburgh 3 (3 OT) Ottawa defenceman Matt Carkner’s slap shot from centre point through a maze of players trickled between the pads of Marc-Andre Fleury giving the Senators a 4-3 win at 7:06 of triple overtime, preventing the Penguins from clinching the first round series on home ice. The two [...]
One of this year’s biggest stories in the NHL is injuries and the effects they’ve had on teams like the Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators, Edmonton Oilers, and Detroit Red Wings.
Earlier this week, the Ottawa Senators announced Jason Spezza will be sidelined for six to eight weeks, with a torn knee ligament, ending his chances of earning a spot on Canada’s 2010 Olympic team. Spezza, who attended Team Canada’s orientation camp back in August, was injured during the third period of a 3-2 loss in [...]
Pittsburgh Penguins at Ottawa Senators Scotiabank Place, Ottawa Ontario. 6:30pm CST (FSN) Penguins 2nd in Atlantic Division/ 4th Eastern Conference Twitter Play by Play Follow: @SLBD_InGame Twitter Pens News Follow: @SLBD_PensNews Update 3 – Eaton a Game Time Decision, Lee Called Up In Case Head Coach Dan Bylsma spoke with the media (11:43am CST) after [...]
For a change the Oilers outshot and outchanced their opponent last night. Too bad for them the result wasn’t a win but a 4-3 shootout loss to the Senators.
Alex Kovalev makes his highly anticipated return to the Bell Centre as the Canadiens prepare to face the Ottawa senators! www.thecheckingline.com