Welcome to the Pittsburgh Penguins - Ottawa Senators Eastern Conference Finals Preview! Pittsburgh Penguins Ottawa Senators It's eight down, eight to go for the defending Stanley Cup Champions in Pittsburgh. After two brutally physical match-up's against the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Washington Capitals, the Penguins face off against the Ottawa Senators for the right to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. In the first
Ottawa Senators forward Curtis Lazar has been involved in some trade rumors which he is aware of, but he doesn't seem to mind. 14 days remain until the NHL trade deadline, and Senators' GM Pierre Dorion publicly made his desire to add more pieces to the offense to help them in their possible playoff run this season known. Adding more depth to the offense means possibly trading away Lazar to
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It's expected the Calder Trophy will go to either Johnny Gaudreau, Filip Forsberg or Aaron Ekblad. However, there is one more name that we can he thrown into the fire, Mark Stone. Stone came into the NHL with little fanfare. He wasn't a top overall pick, nor was he regarded as one of hockey's best prospects, but this season Stone has proven he is a top-tier NHL talent. The 2014-15
There is going to be a goalie controversy in Ottawa for the Senators. With the contracts of Craig Anderson and RobinLehner tying up the team through the better part of two years, the Senators have a gluttony of options at the position. However, the recent play of Andrew Hammond has complicated things even more, and Ottawa nowhas a decision to make.Craig Anderson went into the year as the Senators top option.
[caption id="attachment_31754" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (March 1, 2014 - Source: Rich Lam/Getty Images North America)[/caption] Make no mistake about it, the Ottawa Senators mean business. On Thursday, the team made two very integral moves that will shape the future of their franchise. The Senators organization has announced the signing of forward Bobby Ryan to a seven-year $50.75 million contract extension. In addition, they have also named Eric Karlsson as the ninth
When the Ottawa Senators signed goalie of the future Robin Lehner to a three-year deal earlier in the offseason, it was considered a great move for the team. However, the recent signing of last year's starter Craig Anderson makes the team's goalie situation much more complicated. It was widely assumed that when Anderson's contract was up at the end of the 2014-15 season, the Senators would let him walk.
[caption id="attachment_20270" align="aligncenter" width="652"] Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images[/caption] ANN ARBOR – Team USA unveiled their 2014 Winter Olympic Games men's hockey roster, shortly after Toronto's shootout win over Detroit in the 2014 Winter Classic. There were some snubs, some new faces, and some returning members of the 2010 team. First off are the forwards. The team features a nice blend of skilled scorers, as well as gritty defensive forwards. The
[caption id="attachment_18492" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (Jeff Gross/Getty Images North America)[/caption] It's hard to believe that over one month has passed since the start of the 2013-14 NHL season, which began on October 1st. Many surprise teams have taken the league by storm, while some disappointments have upset their respective fan bases. There is one conference that has annihilated the other, along with many other intriguing storylines. Here are the power rankings
PITTSBURGH -- Thanks to James Neal's hat trick, the Pittsburgh Penguins dominated game five of their 2013 NHL Playoffs series against the Ottawa Senators from start to finish with a 6-2 victory. The win puts the Pens into the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2009, with their opponent to be determined possibly Saturday, if the Boston Bruins closes out it's series against the New York Rangers.