Jason Spezza Sweepstakes Turns Ugly

SensChirp June 29, 2014

It’s safe to say that Draft Weekend in Philadelphia did not go the way the Ottawa Senators were hoping it would. Despite all the rumours and speculation suggesting otherwise, Jason Spezza is still a

Day Two of the NHL Entry Draft

SensChirp June 28, 2014

(UPDATE 1:20 PM)- After swinging a pick for pick deal with the Winnipeg Jets, the Sens made consecutive picks at 189 and 190. With the 189th they grabbed Kelly Summers from the Carleton Place

Draft Day Has Arrived

SensChirp June 27, 2014

(UPDATE 2:20 PM)- With Ryan Kesler on the move, things should heat up on the Jason Spezza front.  The offers will still have to improve but now Spezza becomes the primary trade target on

Gryba Signs, Murray Meets with Media in Philadelphia

SensChirp June 26, 2014

(UPDATE 5:43 PM)- Couple others bits of news to pass along. The Senators have also signed RFA forward Cole Schneider. And in St. Louis, the Blues have signed forward Patrick Berglund to a 3

Navigating the Jason Spezza Sweepstakes

SensChirp June 25, 2014

(UPDATE 12:28 PM)- With one tweet from Bob McKenzie, it seems like the Jason Spezza Sweepstakes have kicked into high gear.  This tweet almost seems like an intentional leak of sorts from the Sens’

The Next Captain of the Ottawa Senators

SensChirp June 24, 2014

When the Ottawa Senators trade Jason Spezza later this week (or perhaps in early July), they’ll have a vacancy at the most important leadership position on the hockey team.  For the second straight summer,

NHL Off Season Ramps Up This Week

SensChirp June 23, 2014

The NHL’s off season is about to kick into high gear. It’s going to be a busy week beginning with the Awards on Tuesday, the opening of the free agency negotiation window on Wednesday,

NHL Releases Regular Season Schedule

SensChirp June 22, 2014

The NHL off season hasn’t even kicked into high gear yet and we already have the next season to look forward to. Today, the NHL released the schedule for the 2014/2015 season. The Ottawa

Blues the Favourite in Spezza Sweepstakes

SensChirp June 20, 2014

You sort of get the sense that the St. Louis Blues have been the favourites all along. And according to a contact I spoke with last night, they remain at the front of the

Murray Speaks Ahead of the Draft (Hoffman Signs)

SensChirp June 19, 2014

(UPDATE 10:05 AM)- A signing to pass along from this morning’s media availability.  Restricted free agent forward Mike Hoffman has come to terms with the Senators on a one year, two way deal.  A