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  1. Daniel Alfredsson reportedly skated for first time since undergoing back surgery today

    Aug 16, 2011, 1:13 PM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v Washington Capitals

    Bruce Garrioch reports that Daniel Alfredsson skated for the first time since undergoing back surgery today, which indicates that the captain’s rehab continues to stay on track.

  2. 20th anniversary may be rough for the Ottawa Senators

    Aug 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Montreal Canadiens v Ottawa Senators

    The Ottawa Senators have plenty of events planned for their 20th anniversary celebration; but the best gift of all to the fans would be a few more wins. Ah, the joys of rebuilding.

  3. Daniel Alfredsson says rehab is ‘on track’ after back surgery

    Aug 4, 2011, 6:28 PM EDT

    Ottawa Senators v Boston Bruins

    Six weeks after back surgery, Daniel Alfredsson’s rehab process is reportedly “on track.”

  4. Greatest goalie generation? Why this is a special time for American netminding

    Jul 4, 2011, 3:51 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins Victory Parade

    With America on the brain during this holiday, we must ask: has there ever been a better time for U.S. born goaltenders?

  5. Tim Thomas looks to become first American Conn Smythe winner since Brian Leetch

    Jun 14, 2011, 3:10 PM EDT

    Brian Leetch

    If the conventional wisdom is accurate about Tim Thomas being a shoo-in to win the Conn Smythe with or without the Stanley Cup, then Thomas would be the second-ever U.S. born player to win that trophy (joining Brian Leetch).

  6. Senators officially name Red Wings assistant Paul MacLean new head coach

    Jun 14, 2011, 12:23 PM EDT

    Joel Quenneville, Paul MacLean

    It’s official: Red Wings assistant coach Paul MacLean will be the Ottawa Senators’ next head coach. Click “Read More” for some background on MacLean and what he’s going up against in Ottawa.

  7. Devils win NHL Draft lottery move up to fourth; Edmonton gets top pick in 2011 draft

    Apr 12, 2011, 9:06 PM EDT

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    After New Jersey shockingly won the NHL Draft lottery tonight, they’ll be in the position of getting to choose one of five top prospects. It can be a gamble, but who’s shaping up to be the top pick this year? Let the speculation begin.

  8. Not a typo: Ottawa owner Eugene Melnyk gives GM Bryan Murray three year contract extension

    Apr 8, 2011, 1:47 PM EDT

    Bryan Murray

    No, that isn’t a misprint. Ottawa is giving general manager Bryan Murray a three-year contract extension to try and lead the Senators out of

  9. Vote for the Save of the Week (March 21-27)

    Mar 28, 2011, 9:55 PM EDT

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    New York Rangers v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Who made the best save for the week of March 21-27th? Your choices are: Brent Johnson, Carey Price, Sergei Bobrovsky, Craig Anderson, Devan Dubnyk or Marc-Andre Fleury.

  10. Save of the night: Craig Anderson robs Brooks Laich

    Mar 26, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v Ottawa Senators

    Craig Anderson is showing some of the skills that helped make him a Vezina Trophy finalist last year. Brooks Laich got a taste of it last night.

  11. Man bites dog: Senators shutout Capitals 2-0 thanks to Anderson’s 31 saves

    Mar 25, 2011, 11:48 PM EDT

    NHL Ottawa Washington

    In a most stunning turn of events, lowly Ottawa shutout the front-running Capitals 2-0. Maybe Washington can’t do without Alexander Ovechkin.

  12. Senators curiously sign Craig Anderson to four-year $12.75 million contract extension

    Mar 21, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT

    Craig Anderson

    The Senators rebuild begins with… Craig Anderson? It’s true as they’ve signed him up to a four-year extension.

  13. Goal of the night: Tyler Ennis’ deke and destroy goal against Ottawa

    Mar 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Tyler Ennis, Craig Anderson

    Tyler Ennis’ second goal of the game against Ottawa is memorable and not just because it allowed me to make a Metallica pun. Destroying a water bottle is pretty awesome too.

  14. Win one for Rick: Sabres take out Senators 6-4 on Tyler Ennis’ two goal game

    Mar 13, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT

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    Thomas Vanek, Brian Lee

    On an emotional day, the Sabres did their part to honor Rick Martin by beating Ottawa 6-4 and hang onto the seventh spot in the East.

  15. Avalanche struggles shouldn’t come as surprise

    Mar 12, 2011, 8:27 PM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v Colorado Avalanche

    It wasn’t long ago with the Colorado Avalanche were viewed as one of the promising, young teams in the NHL. Then, just as quickly as it began, it all came to a crashing halt.

  16. The race for number one… In the 2011 NHL draft

    Mar 6, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators

    Sure, everyone’s focus is on the top spots in the playoffs but there’s also a futility race going on for the top pick in the 2011 draft.

  17. Looking for a free agent goalie this summer? Go for a backup

    Mar 2, 2011, 5:34 PM EDT

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    New Jersey Devils v Dallas Stars

    It’s true that the 2011 free agent market for high-end starters is very dry, but there are plenty of great options for teams looking for a strong backup.

  18. Vote for the Save of the Week (February 14-20)

    Feb 21, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT

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    stevemason47saves

    Who made last week’s best save: Niklas Backstrom, Craig Anderson, Cam Ward, Miikka Kiprusoff, Henrik Lundqvist, Antti Niemi or Michal Neuvirth?

  19. Save of the Night – Craig Anderson (February 19)

    Feb 20, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson makes a shoot out save on Toronto Maple Leafs Mikhail Grabovski in Toronto

    Craig Anderson stones Phil Kessel in OT for the save of the night.

  20. Save of the Night – Cam Ward (Feburary 18)

    Feb 19, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Carolina Hurricanes v Atlanta Thrashers

    Cam Ward’s desperate glove stop earned him the February 18th Save of the Night.

  21. Slumping goalie swap: Ottawa trades Brian Elliott to Colorado for Craig Anderson

    Feb 18, 2011, 11:13 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Colorado Avalanche

    Two teams that appear destined to miss the playoffs are swapping their starting goalies. If this confuses you why it would happen, join the club.

  22. Goal of the night: Colin Wilson stickhandles around the entire Avs defense to score a beauty

    Jan 21, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Nashville Predators v Colorado Avalanche

    Check out the sweet moves by Nashville’s Colin Wilson to get around the Avalanche defense and put one past Craig Anderson.

  23. The Colorado Avalanche might be the most underrated team in the NHL right now

    Dec 20, 2010, 12:43 AM EDT

    mattduchenemouthagape

    The Colorado Avalanche are quietly building something special, with a high scoring offense that has them on a six game winning streak.

  24. Is Ilya Bryzgalov banged up because the Coyotes give him too many starts?

    Dec 18, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT

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    bryzgalovinjured

    The Coyotes sent Ilya Bryzgalov back to Phoenix as he’s dealing with an “upper body injury” along with flu symptoms. It begs the question: is he banged up because the Coyotes aren’t giving him enough rest?

  25. Goal of the night: Matt Hendricks’ blind shot finds pay dirt

    Dec 12, 2010, 9:30 AM EDT

    Matt Hendricks

    Caps forward Matt Hendricks’ goal last night is truly worth seeing, even if he didn’t even see it happening.

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