1. Hate Or Hope, Present Or Future, As An Ottawa Senator Fan, Where's Your Head At?

    So here we sit, wedged uncomfortably between the worlds of epic disappointment and hopeful anticipation...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 349 reads 13 comments

  2. The GM, the Coach or the Euge, Who's Holding Back Changes To the Ottawa Senators

    The beauty of being a fan is being able to work in the made up “perfect world." We can analyse every trade, pick, signing, play and save, with the beauty of slow motion, ...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 379 reads 2 comments

  3. Alexei Kovalev the Root of the Sens' Demise

    The Kovalev grenade has gone off, and the collateral damage is extensive. Will it cost the coach his job? He’s the guy who keeps playing him. The GM? He’s the one who signed him (or is he?)...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  4. Ottawa Senators V. 2010: And the Beat(ings) Go On

    Jesus wept, was that game ever brutal. I swear, had there been a rusty spoon about, I would have gladly dug out my eyes in favour of suffering the sight of that dismal performance...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 218 reads 2 comments

  5. Jason Spezza Suffers Long-Term Injury: Ottawa Senators' Bad Luck Continues

    With Spezza out long term, the question is, now what? Well, it can be reasonably assumed Mike Fisher will see a bump in his ice time, from his current 18:24 to something closer to Spezza’s 19:10...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 457 reads 3 comments

  6. Ottawa Senators Believe Postseason Remains within Reach, but Numbers Don't Lie

    Prior to Christmas the Ottawa Senators wrapped up a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators , delivering a much-needed two points and extending the Sens streak of improved play...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 132 reads 1 comments

  7. Ottawa Senators Remain Hopeful in Trade Talks

    The Senators are in need of a true, proven reliable scoring left winger. At the moment, the best hope rests in the young hands of either Peter Regin, Nick Foligno, or Milan Michalek...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 450 reads 4 comments

  8. Pathetic Home Loss To Oilers Puts Ottawa Senators' Postseason Hopes on Thin Ice

    A 4-1 loss against one of the worst teams in the NHL ? At home? Disgusting. 25 games in, and the Sens sit two games below the .500 mark, and based on their loose play tonight, they’re just fine with that...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 200 reads 8 comments

  9. Toronto Maple Leafs: Where Losing Is Not an Option, It's a Given

    Decades. That's how long it has been since the Toronto Maple Leafs have even competed for a Stanley Cup. Years. That's how long it has been since the Leafs have even made the post season...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 976 reads 63 comments

  10. Ottawa Senators Beat The Bushes And Drop The Maple Leafs

    Even after a dominating win over the lackluster Leafs, Murray is still scouring the league looking for potential top-six help, and a way out from under first-round bust Brian Lee's two year deal, a deal he himself signed...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 119 reads 2 comments

  11. Ottawa Senators: After 21 Games, Team Remains Far From Being Postseason Locks

    With 21 games in the books, the Sens have not been having the kind of season required to see post season play...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  12. Ottawa Senators Look To Stretch Wins To Four In a Row

    Four. That’s an important number to the Sens. It represents the number of wins in a row they’re trying to string together in reclaiming the 2010-11 season after a terrible start...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  13. Ottawa Senators Finally Reach Top Eight In Eastern Conference Standings

    It might have taken three attempts but the Sens finally score a win over division rival Canadiens , and in so doing, vault into a top eight position...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 132 reads 0 comments

  14. Ottawa Senators Hit Reset Button with Win over Islanders

    When does being .500 become an achievement? When you start the season 1-4-1. Nobody expected the Senators to dominate the Eastern Conference, but losing ugly, night after night, ...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 98 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL's Seven Deadliest Hitters

    These are the guys that make players wake up screaming...in the hospital. Some of these players are one dimensional hitters, some are regulars who play mean, and some of them are just so nuts it's hard to tell what they are...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 2,644 reads 10 comments

  16. Ottawa Senators Burn the Leafs, but Get Too Close to the Fire.

    It was a great win. It was a great win against another weak team. It was a great win against another weak team—that almost turned into another loss. As repetitive as that was, so was the Sens' poor play with the lead...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 129 reads 0 comments

  17. Sens vs. Bruins: No Time To Play Dead If Sens Hope To Get the Win

    If the Sens want to emerge from their battle with the Bruins without getting mauled, it will come down to two key factors: Control the play: Boston is not a particularly dynamic ...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  18. Ottawa Senators Look to Pull Even With a Home Win Over the Bruins

    It seems the secret to winning, if you’re the Ottawa Senators, is to play a team nicknamed after an animal. Well, as luck would have it, tonight the Sens take on the Bruins...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  19. Ottawa Senators Tripping Over the Fine Line Between Victory and Defeat

    Tonight will see Ottawa play its third game after posting a win. We all know how it went in the previous two attempts, but for the sake of torture, here's a review. After having defeated the Hurricanes , Ottawa next went into Montreal ...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  20. Alexei Kovalev: Get on My Back Boys, I'm Well Rested and Ready To Go

    After a tremendous first period in which the Senators out-shot, outplayed and outscored the opposition, the Sens once again went into a shell in hopes of protecting a lead...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 190 reads 2 comments

  21. Ottawa Senators: A Good Team Playing Badly

    There are a number of excuses that could be raised to soften the blow of the Senators ' poor start, but you won't read them here...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about over 3 years ago 241 reads 1 comments

  22. Ottawa Senators Postgame Analysis: A Hot Mess From a Cold Team

    Man, that was awful. Worse still was how this embarrassing loss drove home the fact that the Sens' only two wins of the season are the exceptions, while last night's disgraceful play represents the new expectation from this year's Senators ...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about almost 4 years ago 117 reads 22 comments

  23. Ottawa Senators vs. Montreal Canadiens: The River Rivalry, Part Deux

    The Sens and Habs will meet again tonight, for the second of their six meetings of the regular season. This time Ottawa has home ice advantage, and the advantage of momentum, if a one-game winning streak can be considered momentous...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about almost 4 years ago 208 reads 0 comments

  24. Ottawa Senators-Buffalo Sabres: Postgame Analysis

    A win is a win, and when you've only earned one in six attempts, the euphemism rings all the more true. But, as in most things in life, often times the end results don't fully reflect the process by which they came to be...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about almost 4 years ago 124 reads 0 comments

  25. Daniel Alfredsson: A Tribute to the Ottawa Senators Legend

    In a sport rife with hyperbole, to call a moment special, a player iconic, or a number a legend is almost commonplace. Daniel Alfredsson has created, or is, all of those things, except commonplace...

    Gerald Norton Written by Gerald Norton about almost 4 years ago 232 reads 0 comments