The Ottawa Senators were back on the practice ice this afternoon, ahead of tomorrow night's match up with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
With just 24 games to go, each night is taking on increased significance for the Sens as they currently sit 7th in the Eastern Conference. Ottawa will play a crucial back to back this week that begins with tomorrow night in Tampa Bay and Wednesday against the Florida Panthers.
The Ottawa Senators wrapped up their five game home stand with a disappointing 4-3 overtime loss at the hands of the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday afternoon.
In a stretch where the Sens could have placed some distance between themselves and the teams pushing to get into the top eight, they instead posted a 1-2-2 record and now head out on the road for a couple of huge games.
On a night where he suited up for his 1000th game in the National Hockey League, Chris Phillips made sure it was a game he wouldn't soon forget.
Chris Phillips scored his first goal of the season, and then added the eventual game winner on the power play in a magical night at Scotiabank Place. In a career full of special moments, this has to rank right up there for Big Rig.
For the Ottawa Senators, the most important thing is finding a way to bust out of an ugly slump against a tough Nashville Predators team.
With that said, there will be plenty of other storylines to watch for tonight at SBP. Defenceman Chris Phillips will play his 1000th game in the NHL, all in a Sens uniform and Mike Fisher will return to the Ottawa for the first time since last season's trade.
The Ottawa Senators have now lost seven straight hockey games and have seen their playoff cushion shrink to two points.
Life doesn’t get any easier for the Sens either as the always competitive Nashville Predators are in town tomorrow night. The Preds have won seven of their past ten and currently sit in fifth in the West and just three points out of top spot in the NHL
The Ottawa Senators are in a slump and need to get back on track in a hurry.
With last night’s win over the Oilers, the Leafs have now vaulted the Sens in the standings, bumping Ottawa to the eighth and final playoff spot in the East. With the Capitals not far behind, the Senators need to start picking up points on home ice.
Mired in a six game losing streak, the Ottawa Senators were back on the practice ice at Scotiabank Place this morning in preparation for a week that will see them play three straight at SBP.
First up, Brian Elliott and the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. Then on Thursday, fan favourite and long-time Senator Mike Fisher will make his first trip back to Ottawa since being dealt last season.
To help divert attention from the Sens ugly six game losing streak, I'm going to post the first entry in a new series here on SensChirp.
Don Rieber, a long time Binghamton Senators fan and credentialed writer, will be giving us a recap on the month that was down in Binghamton. I encourage you to post Bingo-related questions you may have in the comment section below. Over to you Don...
After a disappointing overtime loss at the hands of the New York Islanders last night, the Sens are right back at it against their provincial rivals tonight.
It will be a playoff type atmosphere at Scotiabank Place tonight as two teams in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race meet with a huge two points on the line. Craig Anderson will start in the Ottawa goal.
The suddenly slumping Ottawa Senators will play their first game at home since January 16 when they host the New York Islanders.
The Sens have dropped four straight, including three out West before the NHL All Star Break. On Tuesday, they let a two goal lead slip away at the hands of the power house Bruins. They’ll be looking to get back on track at SBP.