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SENATORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Breaking: Andrew Hammond Signs Three-Year Extension

Once Pierre Dorion returned from the World Championships in the Czech Republic, it did not take him long to iron out the wrinkles in the contract negotiations with Andrew Hammond. This morning Hammond agreed to a three-year extension that carries an escalating salary each season. Hammond will earn $1.2 million before earning $1.35 million and $1.5 million in the remaining two years...
Via The 6th Sens
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

The Hamburglar gets a Raise

Last season, former Bowling Green State University goalie Andrew Hammond made a big splash with the Ottawa Senators. In his first season with the senators, Hammond was (20-1-2, 1.73 GAA & .943 SV%) in 23 starts.For his efforts, the Senators are showing Hammond the money. Last season, Hammond made 750,000 with the Senators and is getting a pretty nice raise to 1.35 million. Hammond...
Via Goon's World
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Senators sign Andrew Hammond to $4 million, 3-year deal

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Andrew Hammond to a $4.05-million, three-year contract. Hammond, whose spectacular late-season run got the Senators into the playoffs, will make $1.2 million next season, $1.35 million in 2016-17 and $1.5 million in 2017-18. Nicknamed the ''Hamburglar,'' he will count $1.35 million against Ottawa's salary cap over the...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Senators owner Melnyk undergoes liver transplant

  Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk underwent a successful liver transplant, the team announced Tuesday night. The Senators said Melnyk and the anonymous donor are doing well and resting comfortably at Toronto General Hospital. The team announced last week that Melnyk was in need of a live liver transplant and put 12 people through a screening process. Melnyk went into surgery...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Senators owner undergoes successful liver transplant

TORONTO (AP) Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk underwent a successful liver transplant, the team announced Tuesday night. The Senators said Melnyk and the anonymous donor are doing well and resting comfortably at Toronto General Hospital. The team announced last week that Melnyk was in need of a live liver transplant and put 12 people through a screening process. Melnyk went into...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Melnyk Undergoes Successful Liver Transplant Surgery

  OTTAWA, CANADA – JANUARY 21: Owner, governor and chairman Eugene Melnyk (L) of the Ottawa Senators stands next to double-lung transplant receipent Helene Campbell (R) during the home opener prior to the ceremonial puck drop against the Florida Panthers at Scotiabank Place on January 21, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images...
Via The 6th Sens
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk in Need of Liver Transplant

OTTAWA – OCTOBER 8: Ottawa Senators team owner Eugene Melnyk attends an event before the home opener against the New York Islanders at Scotiabank Place on October 8, 2009 in Ottawa, Canada. The Ottawa Senators defeated the New York Islanders 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images) After months in which he has been uncharacteristically out of the public eye,...
Via The 6th Sens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators Season Recap: A Season to Remember

View image | gettyimages.com This has been one crazy season for the Ottawa Senators, but it sure was a very entertaining one. They started by firing their coach Paul MacLean on December 8th, 2014. MacLean has made some questionable moves before he got fired such as changes the lines after every game or two. I don’t understand why he was doing that, but to me, it just says he...
Via TopSportsReport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators first round report card

The season has finally come to an end for the Ottawa Senators. After their first round exit, I took a hard look at each player on the roster and graded them based on their performance. Here is the Ottawa Senators first round report card: Forwards Alex Chiasson: F After a good start to the season, Chiasson lost […] The post Ottawa Senators first round report card appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators fans angry after early whistle nullifies tying goal vs Canadiens (Video)

Ottawa Senators fans were furious after an early whistle by an official nullified the tying goal against Montreal in the second period of Sunday's Game 6 in their first round playoff series.Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau was robbed after knocking in the loose puck in front of Habs goaltender Carey Price. The refs had blew the whistle thinking Price had control of the puck,...
Via Holdout Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Anderson should get the start for Ottawa in Game 4

There’s little doubt the presence of Andrew Hammond in between the pipes was what helped give the Ottawa Senators a playoff spot this season. The Hamburglar put up out-of-this-world statistics in his 24 games played this year, posting a .941 save percentage and a 1.79 goals against average with just one regular season loss under his belt. However, […] The post Craig Anderson...
Via Along the Boards
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators' Chris Neil warns P.K. Subban to keep his head up

The Ottawa Senators will lose some talent if Mark Stone can’t go Friday night, but they’ll likely get a little bit tougher. Stone’s availability for Game 2 of the first-round Stanley Cup playoffs series vs. the Montreal Canadiens is unknown after he suffered a microfracture in his right wrist from a P.K. Subban slash in Game 1. Subban was ejected but won’t be suspended...
Via NESN.com
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators GM: Subban threatened Stone before slash

  The Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators are extending their series off the ice and engaging in a war of words.   The Canadiens and Senators renewed their rivalry Wednesday night in a thrilling 4-3 win for the Canadiens. The game’s outcome might have been overshadowed some by P.K. Subban’s ejection which followed his slash of budding Sens star Mark Stone. The...
Via NESN.com
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators’ Mark Stone Forgets Which Side Of Water Bottle To Drink From (Video)

Mark Stone had a rough night Wednesday in Montreal. The Ottawa Senators forward left Game 1 of the Sens’ Stanley Cup playoff series vs. the Canadiens after Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban slashed him on the arm. Stone eventually returned where his next challenged awaited. Caught up in the game and dealing with what must have been some pretty intense arm in his pain, Stone temporarily...
Via NESN.com
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators rookie Mark Stone suffers water bottle snafu (Video)

Ottawa Senators rookie right winger Mark Stone had a rough night Wednesday during Game 1 of their playoff series against Montreal. Not only did Stone take a slash on the wrist in the first period from Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, but by the time the third period came around, he had seemingly forgotten how to drink from a water bottle. GIF: Mark Stone DERP. pic.twitter.com/Iq8v25uFcX—...
Via Holdout Sports
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators: First Round Preview

Wednesday, April 15th at 7:00 E.T. the Ottawa Senators will travel to Montreal to play the Canadiens in game 1 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. According to computer simulations the Canadiens are the favorites in the series, winning in 54% of the simulations. Montreal is also the higher seed after finishing 1st in the Atlantic division, Ottawa placed 4th. The Senators...
Via isportsweb.com
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Midnight Will Arrive Early for Cinderella Ottawa Senators

View image | gettyimages.com The Ottawa Senators were a long shot for the post season around the All-Star break. In fact, with a little less than a quarter of the season remaining, the smart money was on the Sens having an early golf season. An impressive, if not incredible, run of 15 wins in the last 20 games changed the Senators’ fate and more importantly, the hopes of fans...
Via Beyond The Benches
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators to fans: Stop throwing hamburgers on the ice

Ottawa Senators fans have started a unique trend over the past few weeks to celebrate their goalie’s incredible stretch of play. It involves throwing hamburgers onto the ice. Senators goalie Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond has his team clinging to the 8th spot in the Eastern Conference playoff standings with his 14-0-1 hot streak. During that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators: Embracing a New Challenge

The Ottawa Senators have accomplished something that, just one month ago, many thought was impossible. The Senators are sitting in the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. If the season ended today, the Senators would play the Montreal Canadiéns in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. But, the season does not end today. The season ends April 11th for...
Via isportsweb.com
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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