Potential 2020-21 Edmonton Oilers Bounce-Back or Breakout Candidates

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. These players have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams this upcoming season. These players can be new faces or […] READ MORE



Senators Shut Down Kyle Turris Indefinitely

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The Ottawa Senators have shut down centre Kyle Turris indefinitely, general manager Bryan Murray announced on Monday.  Turris has been trying to play through a high-ankle sprain, but it has hampered his skating and he has been ineffective of late, after a good start to the season.  It is unclear if he will be back […] READ MORE


Ottawa Senators name Karlsson as new captain and sign Ryan for 7 years

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The Ottawa Senators have announced this morning that they have locked up superstar winger Bobby Ryan for 7 years for $7.25 milion per season. With many of the superstar players in recent years leaving the nation’s capital, there would be nothing more than a sigh of relief to Sens fans that the bleeding has finally […] READ MORE


The Search for a New Captain (Eastern Conference)

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With a little more than a month to go before the 2013-2014 NHL season, teams are making final preparations to try and ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible when they hit the ice. For many teams this includes identifying their captain for the upcoming campaign, an incredibly important process. Lacking a player who […] READ MORE


Ottawa Need To Give Alfredsson Reason not to Retire

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He is still good enough, but are they? Just a few days after his Ottawa Senators were eliminated from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Captain Daniel Alfredsson was faced with a decision.  His latest chance at hockey’s ultimate goal being recently removed, the questions regarding his future were imminent.  Would he come back for another […] READ MORE


Pens and Sens Have Plenty to Prove in Round Two

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The Ottawa Senators and the Pittsburgh Penguins will have two very different mindsets on what transpired in the first round. For the Sens it is entirely positive, they took down the somewhat favoured Canadiens in five games and proved themselves immensely while doing so. Meanwhile, the Penguins had difficulty dispatching the underdog Islanders in what […] READ MORE


Priceless Canadiens are not Done Yet

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Almost everything in the first round of the playoffs has gone the way of the Ottawa Senators. Whether this is a statement about refereeing, bounces or the way they have dictated the play so far this series is up to the reader. But either way the Senators have found some way to please the hockey […] READ MORE


Habs and Sens, Sparking a Rivalry

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When the Ottawa Senators were awarded an expansion franchise, I thought that the Senators and Canadiens would be natural rivals.  When the Senators recorded their first win in franchise history over the Canadiens, many thought the seeds of this rivalry were being sewn.  It hasn’t worked out that way.  Despite being in the same division […] READ MORE


No Name Senators Staying Strong in East

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Let me introduce you to the Ottawa Senators… You may have heard of them, you may not have. The Senators hail from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The country’s capital is located between Montreal and Toronto (slightly closer to Montreal), while being right at the border of Ontario and Quebec, and not too far away from the […] READ MORE