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We discuss the NHL's first round, with 5 of the 8 series going the distance. Toronto loses a round one do-or-die game for the 5th year in a row. That's cause for a very special Blue Team Elimination Watch. Jake Sanderson will play this fall but how long before he becomes elite? We discuss the Lansdowne project, the 67s arena and how OSEG's finger p…
 
After just 10 months on the job, the Sens fire Pierre Mcguire. What happened? The Sens will pick 7th overall in the draft while host Montreal gets their pick of the litter. Gary Bettman claims the Sens are not for sale. The World hockey championships begin this week with Canada facing Germany. We'll discuss whats' stood out for us in the Stanley Cu…
 
Drake gets a positive COVID test, just as he's about to jump on with us for his season finale. He's getting ready to suit up next week for Team Canada at the World Hockey Champioships. We talk about that and what's it's been like training and skating with Sidney Crosby, Nathan McKinnon and Brad Marchand each summer. Drake says Marchand is the nices…
 
A state of the union address from GM Pierre Dorion. And there is tons of information to pour through. DJ Smith speaks as well. Drake Batherson is off to the worlds. The Sens finish way out of the playoffs again. Coach DJ Smith calls it the longest year of his coaching career. Can DJ and Dorion survive another awful start this fall? End of the line …
 
Drake Batherson is finally all the way back from a high ankle sprain and illness. He scored an insane higlight reel goal, his first OT winner in the NHL, as the Sens defeated the Devils Tuesday night for their 4th straight win. He joins us to discuss that goal, reflects on the meteoric rise of Tim Stutzle at just 20 years of age and we get into eve…
 
With the team on an upswing, COVID Restrictions Over and new ownership, will the Sens be able to sell more tickets this off season? The Sens respond well to a nasty road trip turnaround and now stand 8-4-1 for the month of April. Is the Stutzle-Gallagher feud over or is it here to stay? Mark Kastelic does something no NHL player has ever done befor…
 
In this one, we discuss The Athletic article about Eugene Melnyk, the timing of it, and the varying reactions from the media, past and present. We also catch up with Drake Batherson for his weekly visit. Drake proceeds to dominate Steve, who hits Drake with some poorly constructed trivia about the current Sens.…
 
Tim Stutzle taking flight, hits the 20 goal plateau in a 5-4 overtime loss to Toronto. We review the Battle of Ontario which is about to get really good again. We rank the biggest 3 reasons the Leafs are annoying. More injury/llness on the Sens front. Do the Sens have cliques in their dressing room? Mathieu Joseph might be done for the year. Colin …
 
We visit with Drake Batherson who makes his return to the lineup. Artem Zub is sick. Brady Tkachuk's growth with puck decisions. Did Dylan Larkin give Tkachuk the cold shoulder after the ceremonial opening faceoff? When asked about Brendan Gallagher's negative comments about him, Tim Stutzle takes the high road. Alex Formenton has 1 point in his la…
 
Sens go 0-2 since last episode. A respectable 3-2 loss to Nashville, and a very ugly 5-1 loss in New York vs the Rangers. Austin Watson has 5 goals in 5 games but his leadership was off the charts this week. The Sens rebuild has run parallel with the Rangers and Kings so why are they playoff teams and the Sens are not? With less than 3 weeks to go,…
 
We discuss Brendan Gallagher's accusation that Tim Stutzle is a diver. That's pretty rich, coming from Gallagher. The Sens win 6-3 at Montreal for their 3rd straight win. Drake Batherson regains his scoring touch.Is Mathieu Joseph in the right spot, on the top line with Norris and Tkachuk? Hard to argue with 9 points in 3 games. Coaches corner: If …
 
It's our weekly visits with Drake Batherson who talks about his return to the lineup and how he's feeling out there. Drake says he loves the 3 on 3. We ask about newcomers Jake Sanderson and Mads Sogaard. Drake tells us the meaning of Brady Tkachuk's unusual goal celebration in Nashville Tuesday night. 3 "crispy' questions from Sens Nation, includi…
 
Jake Sanderson signs his entry level contract with the Senators and might actually get to play 8-10 games at the end of the season. What about Tyler Kleven? Will he leave school as well or not? How many Senators in history have played at North Dakota? The Sens call up 6 foot 7 goalie Mads Sogaard to give him his first taste of NHL life. And we star…
 
In this one, Drake Batherson is activated; Some way too early reviews on the Sens new players; North Dakota's season is done, what's that mean for Jake Sanderson and Tyler Kleven What's best for a player's development right now, NHL or AHL? Plus, Claude Giroux, Colin White, the Evgeni Dadonov case, Sens birthdays and more!…
 
Drake Batherson tells us which day he'll return to action. He shares his thoughts about trade deadline day, particularly saying goodbye to Nick Paul as a teammate. He also looks back at what it was like to be traded back in major junior. Steve and Gregg analyze the 5 Senator deals and the signing of Anton Forsberg to a 3 year extension.…
 
Scratch Thomas Chabot from the lineup for the season. Matt Murray may suddenly be out for the season as well. What's that about? Jake Sanderson injured as well. Tim Stutzle is dinged up. Injuries all through the organization. What is going on? We discuss the Sens loss to Columbus. We get into the NHL trade deadline and what the last 5 Cup winners d…
 
Drake Batherson joins us for his weekly visit. He's pumped to be back skating with the team but probably still at least another couple of weeks away from returning. Drake fields some questions from the good listener. Also, we discuss the Sens week that was, including losses to Chicago and Arizona.
 
Senators GM Pierre Dorion has some great updates and thoughts for us in his March 11th, pre-trade deadline, media availability. Steve Warne listens along with you and shares his reactions to some of Dorion's commentary. Two key takeaways: it's probably going to be a quiet deadline for the Sens. And Dorion puts it out there – the goal next year is t…
 
Anton Forsberg has the NHL's 3rd best save percentage since January 1st. He pretty well HAS to stay, doesn't he? Is Matt Murray unhappy being an Ottawa Senator? The Sens aren't going to be too excited about paying a THIRD player $8 million. Will Josh Norris talks drag Into next season? Thomas Chabot is dinged up again. Is Adam Gaudette a better rig…
 
We're joined in this one by winger Drake Batherson. We discuss a little about his hockey past, and get an update on the present as he rehabs a high ankle sprain. We also get his take on a weird weekend in Arizona and Vegas. DJ Smith wasn't happy with the way the Vegas game ended but was glad to see the club rebound and play much better. As they nea…
 
Ain't no sunshine for the Sens in the Sunshine state. The Sens get outclassed by both Florida teams and suddenly the Sens have lost 5 of their last 6. We both think it's probably healthy for young team like the Senators to get a dose of two top 5 teams at their best, playing heavy skilled hockey and help get a feel for the level they need to be at.…
 
The Sens get mauled by Tampa and the flu bug. Can anything else go wrong for this team this season? The Lightning are a good measuring stick for the Sens. Are teams trying to goad Brady Tkachuk into penalties? if you combine them, Erik Brannstrom and Josh Brown would be a fantastic defenceman. But does either have a future in Ottawa? Up front, the …
 
Thomas Chabot returned to the lineup Tuesday for his 300th career game and scores twice including the winner vs the Wild. Colin White finally makes his season debut Saturday against Montreal as a 4th liner with Parker Kelly and Austin Watson. The Hamburglar reutrns to the scene of the crime. Andrew Hammond will start for the Habs against the team h…
 
In this episode we discuss the Sens losing 3 of 4, including weekend loses to Boston and the Rangers. Steve thinks it's time for the NHL to start experimenting with ways to amp up the NHL's entertainment level. Nick Holden finds some offensive push. Is Anton Forsberg going to be re-signed? If not, shouldn't Gustavsson be getting the bulk of the sta…
 
The Sens lose 2-0 to both Pittsburgh and Boston but win 4-1 in Washington. Connor Brown gets his 200th point and on pace for 63 points. Nick Paul defends a hit on Thomas Chabot by going after Tom Wilson?? Chabot may miss the Blues game Tuesday. Jake Sanderson is hurt at the Olympics. Habs trade away Toffoli who's reunited with his Ottawa 67's linem…
 
Last season, Montreal went to the Cup final, Edmonton went 9 and 0 against the Senators. But out of those 3 teams, it's D.J. Smith is the coach who's still standing. Why did the Habs hire the completely inexperienced Martin St. Louis? The Oilers fired Dave Tippett, replacing him with their AHL coach Jay Woodcroft. Despite Brady Tkachuk's recent goa…
 
The Sens beat New Jerey 4-1 at the CTC. Connor Brown returns with a visor, a goal and an assist. Nick Paul scored once and now has a career best 9 goals at the half way point. On pace for 18 goals. Is this something he's capable of moving forward? If Paul cannot work out a deal here, could Mark Kastelicbe a replacement in waiting? We further discus…
 
In this episode, we discuss the first half of the season which – for a fith year in a row – wasn't very good. We gets into the comments of GM Pierre Dorion who was making the media rounds this week. He gives us an injury update, discusses goaltending, the UFAs and the trade deadline. We talk about the Oiler and Islander games. Ottawa didn't fare we…
 
On Hockey Day in Canada, the Sens fall to Anaheim - Another great performance with nothing to show for it. Great performance, but the goaltending and scoring just weren't there. Mark Kastelic took the hot lap in his NHL debut. Tyler Ennis continues to impress - He'll be a UFA this summer. Josh Norris's status remains a mystery. No time frame on a p…
 
In this episode, we discuss the injuries to Drake Batherson and Josh Norris. We getinto Aaron Dell's suspension for his greasy hit on Batherson. We also review the Sens performances vs Buffalo and Carolina. Batherson is out with high ankle sprain – out for "months." Should the Sens have sought morerevenge against the Sabres? What's the right reacti…
 
The Senators get a point in Washington, then win in Columbus. Jacob Bernard-Docker and Filip Gustavsson are Belleville-bound. We send a little love to the duo of Formenton-Stutzle, both lighting it up lately. Stutzle turns 20 and becomes the first two time winner of the game MVP bike helmet. Which unrestricted free agents will the Sens want to re-s…
 
The Sens fall behind 5-1, mount a furious comeback but eventually lose 6-4 in Pittsburgh. Matt Murray waves at Penguin fans from the press box while his replacements both have a tough night. We discuss some positives and negatives from the game. Some curious interpretations of "interference" in the game. Brady Tkachuk leaves a mark at the end of th…
 
Our review of a very frustrating 3-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. We discuss the bizarre third period dog pile that the refs refused to blow the whistle on and Josh Brown's glaring giveaway that led to the game winning goal on the play. We get into DJ Smith's end of game tactics, not calling a timeout to rest his top power play unit and not pulling …
 
The Sens rally for another win, this time a 5 goal third period outburst in Edmonton. Josh Norris starts and ends the scoring, and leads the Sens with 16 goals in 30 games. Norris scored the winning goal while wearing a teammate's helmet. Tim Stutzle and Alex Formenton have one of their best games of the season, as DJ Smith mixes up the lines for t…
 
No rust on the Sens in an impressive 4-1 win over Calgary. Matt Murray had a fine game, although he insists nothing in his game has changed much all season. Nick Paul filled in for Tim Stutzle (in COVID protocol) and led the way with 2 goals. Do you keep Paul in Stutzle's spot for the game in Edmonton? Drake Batherson, who's fluent in hockey jargon…
 
We're back after the holidays, illness and cross country, winter highway travel! We discuss the ongoing challenges of COVID with 13 postponed Senators games. Is COVID giving UFAs yet another reason not to sign with Canadian teams? Another edition of "Dissecting Dorion" as Sens GM Pierre Dorion appeared on radio last week. A full roster update as th…
 
The Sens and Leafs are rusty and shorthanded as they prepare for Hockey Night in Canada in front of only 1000 fans. The World Juniors have been cancelled; 10th overall pick Tyler Boucher leaves school to join the Ottawa 67s; Ottawa native Zack Senyshyn has requested a trade. Would/should the Sens have any interest? Remembering Sens assistant coach …
 
As the 10th overall pick, Tyler Boucher's absence from the World Juniors, combined with a sluggish start in college can't just be dismissed as meaningless. We update you on the Sens prospects who ARE playing in the tourney. Owen Power, Jake Sanderson and Simon Edvinsson are all going to be blue line beasts in the NHL's Atlantic Division. Will COVID…
 
Coach Gregg is home to stay. COVID postpones all NHL games until December 27th and keeps NHL out of Olympics. We discuss Kevin Bieksa's Hockey Night in Canada tear down of Thomas Chabot; Is Chabot playing too much again? Our Best Christmas Hockey Gifts ever.
 
In today's episode, we're all over the Sens' crazy 8-2 road win in Florida versus the best team in the NHL. The top line has taken their game to a new level. Is this 6 game stretch just a blip on the radar? Or is it something more? Just for fun, Steve's done the math on what it will take for the Sens to make the playoffs. Is Jake Sanderson ready to…
 
Ian Mendes is our third man in today. The Sens have won 4 of 5, including a shocking 4-0 win over the Lightning. Anton Forsberg got hsi 4th shutout and 4th straight victory. Is he taking control of the Ottawa net? Thomas Chabot was 4th in ice time among Sens defencemen. Is he playing his best hockey ever? JBD is up from the minors, Lassi Thomson go…
 
Senators win streak ends at 3 with a home loss to the Islanders, a team that had lost 11 in a row. Filip Gustavsson has a rare off night but was it really time already for DJ Smith to call him out to the media? We discuss the evolution of Josh Norris and what his next contract will look like. The Sens host Tampa Saturday at 1. Finland names two Sen…
 
Is Eugene Melnyk taking offers to buy the team? Is an arena at Lebreton Flats still in the cards?GM Pierre Dorion finally speaks about the state of the Senators at the quarter mark of what's been a very ugly season so far. Brady Tkachuk with the game winner in a 6-5 OT win at home on Saturday night. That followed a 3-2 win over Carolina. Not exactl…
 
We get into the awkward discussion of a possible coaching change - what the Sens need to do versus what they'll actually do. Matt Murray reported to Belleville this week, and as he answered some awkward media questions, said he believed he was a scapegoat for the Sens tough start. Big money or not, he's also been through a hell of a lot this season…
 
Brady Tkachuk gets bitten twice by Brendan Lemieux, goes on major rant about him. Matt Murray clears waivers and the NHL's 6th highest paid goalie is sent to Belleville of the AHL. Will he rediscover his game? Will he block goalie development of others? Who takes over the starting job in Ottawa? Sens acquire 2018 Hobey Baker winner Adam Gaudette. B…
 
The Sens are half way through their 4 game post-COVID road trip, and it's going about the way we expected. Some good hard work but nothing to show for it. The Sens are 4-12-1, the exact record they had this time last season. The Sens starting goalie controversy hits a new level with DJ Smith sounding like he may be ready to climbed aboard the Gus b…
 
After a 3 game COVID shutdown, the Senators resume their season in Denver Monday. They now have 4 road games in 6 days and Drake Batherson will miss it all. COVID didn't just come and go…Nick Holden's 3 kids all have it now. Austin Watson's wife has it, Assistant coach Jack Capuano had a bad case of it and still isn't back on the ice. Which Ottawa …
 
The Sens have at least 3 games postponed this week. Can they still salvage this season? Vegas has 3 players in COVID protocol - did they catch it here in Ottawa two weeks ago? If Drake Batherson keeps scoring, does he have time to work himself into the Olympic discussion? Former Senator Marion Hossa enters the Hall of Fame. When is Alfie's turn com…
 
The Senators lose to Calgary 4-0, beat Pittsburgh 6-3, and lose to LA 2-0. The Senators now have 10 players in COVID protocol. Drake Batherson is the latest. He had a 4 point night vs Pittsburgh and then tested positive. Shane Pinto came back from a shoulder injury and re-injured it taking a draw. He may be done for the season. Erik Brannstrom will…
 
Steve is already feeling Christmasy with a parody song for the holidays. The losing streak hits 5. But at least they didn't give up 5. We'll talk about a 3-2 loss in Boston. As if the Sens didn't have enough to worry about, they're hit with another COVID outbreak. 6 players and a coach are now in COVID protocol. So that meant, Erik Brannstrom made …
 
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