The Best Draft Class in Ottawa Senators History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE







Looking Back at the Career of Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips

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On Tuesday, the Ottawa Senators will retire number four, worn by long-time Senator Chris Phillips. He will join Frank Finnigan‘s number eight (he played for Ottawa from 1923-1937) and Daniel Alfredsson‘s number 11 in the rafters. Phillips played his entire 16-year career in Ottawa and is the franchise’s leader in games played with 1179 and […] READ MORE


Franchise Best: Ottawa Senators 2002-2003 Season

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The Franchise Best Series comes to you to dive into the all-time best single season for every organization. This, of course, includes post-season results. Join us for a look back at some of the most memorable moments in each franchise’s history. Here is the Ottawa Senators‘ best season. The Ottawa Senators 2002-03 season was the […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Artturi Lehkonen: Mr. Versatility

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For Artturi Lehkonen, the sophomore slump was real. In his second NHL season with the Montreal Canadiens, Lehkonen saw his numbers slightly drop. After putting up 18 goals in his rookie campaign, Lehkonen only scored 12 goals this season. He also scored seven fewer points then he did the previous year while playing seven fewer […] READ MORE


It’s not me, It’s you: An Open Letter to Eugene Melnyk

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Colton Praill is the Managing Editor of Last Word on Hockey and a lifelong Sens fan.This is his open letter to Eugene Melnyk. It’s been an eventful 48 hours for Senators fans. While the eye of the national media has been focused on the drama that surrounds the team, the truth is that it’s been […] READ MORE