Flames topple Blue Jackets 4-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — In the first two periods, the Columbus Blue Jackets hit three goal posts.
It was that kind of night.
Johnny Gaudreau scored his team-leading 35th goal and...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Even though they got back on the winning track, the Columbus Blue Jackets have a lot to figure out if they want to make the playoffs.
After fire sale, Senators have little hope for near future
WASHINGTON (AP) — The recent past, present and immediate future are all bleak for the Ottawa Senators.
They are on their way to missing the playoffs for the fourth time in six years, just...
Flurry of moves shows Blue Jackets want to win now
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have made it clear they don't want to wait any longer to make a serious Stanley Cup run.
In a series of moves before Monday's trade deadline,...
Golden Knights, Jets, Blue Jackets make trades to contend
Mark Stone was considered the best player available as the NHL trade deadline approached, a 26-year-old forward who consistently has 60 points a season.
West goes wild at NHL trade deadline; Columbus keeps adding
The West just got wilder, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are going all-in on their late-season NHL playoff push.
The Blue Jackets followed up last week's additions of Ottawa forwards Matt...
The Latest: NHL sees 20 trades on deadline day
The Latest on the NHL's trade deadline day (all times Eastern):
NHL teams made 20 trades on deadline day involving 32 players. It the most total deals on the final day of the...
Blue Jackets acquire Dzingel from Senators
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets continued to load up ahead of the NHL trade deadline by acquiring forward Ryan Dzingel from the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
Bobrovsky gets another shutout, Blue Jackets beat Sharks 4-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matt Duchene sparked his new team and Sergei Bobrovsky picked up his second shutout in as many nights as the Columbus Blue Jackets stopped the surging San Jose...
Blue Jackets land Duchene from Senators, then beat them 3-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves and Matt Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0 win over his former team, the Ottawa Senators, on Friday...
Blue Jackets acquire center Matt Duchene from Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired Matt Duchene from the Ottawa Senators on Friday in exchange for a 2019 first-round draft pick and two top prospects, adding a veteran...
Duchene gets win with Blue Jackets after trade from Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Duchene appreciated how short the walk was to join his new team.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves, and Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0...
Schneider makes 30 saves as Devils beat undermanned Ottawa
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators' decision to sell off talent heading into the NHL trading deadline worked very well for Cory Schneider and the New Jersey Devils.
Devils, Senators not dressing key players, sign of trades
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils may be on the verge of making some trades with their chances of making the playoffs all but over with less than two months left in the...
Nilsson stops 45 shots, Senators beat Ducks 4-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Anders Nilsson helped Ottawa end a five-game skid without much of a scare at all.
Nilsson stopped 45 shots for his first shutout of the season and the Senators beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-0 on Thursday night.
"The shutout was a bonus," Nilsson said. "It was great to get back to winning again. Think it was great for the whole team to snap this losing streak."
Matt Duchene led the way with two goals for the Senators. Brady Tkachuk and Mark Stone also scored.
Duchene scores twice vs former team, lifts Sens over Avs 5-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Duchene's first game as a father couldn't have gone much better.
He even got to celebrate among old friends.
Duchene had two goals and an assist against his former club, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Senators get consecutive road wins by beating Kings 4-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Already playing without top center Matt Duchene, the Ottawa Senators could have thrown in the towel when Colin White sustained an injury early in the first period against the Los Angeles Kings.
Instead, the young Senators showed their mettle to win consecutive road games for the first time this season.
Chris Tierney scored twice and the Senators beat the Kings 4-1 on Thursday night.
Spurgeon leads Wild past Senators 4-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jared Spurgeon and the Minnesota Wild turned a tough start into a nice win.
Spurgeon scored twice to help the Wild beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Saturday.
Jordan Greenway and Zach Parise also scored for the Wild (20-17-3), who improved to 2-0 on a four-game trip. Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots.
Senators forward Bobby Ryan has concussion, out indefinitely
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan has a concussion and is joining Matt Duchene on the Senators injured reserve.
Senators' general manager Pierre Dorion says both were injured in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Montreal.
Ryan is out indefinitely and Duchene will miss a week or more with a lower-body injury.
Senators stun Flyers with 3 goals in 3rd for 4-3 victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers trudged off the ice to the familiar refrain of boos from the few thousand fans that stuck around to witness a collapse that capped one of the more arduous 48 hours in franchise history.
Ron Hextall: Fired as general manager after 4½ middling seasons.
Dave Hakstol: On a white-hot seat and his uncertain coaching fate in the hands of the new GM.
Stone, Duchene each score twice, Senators beat Penguins 6-4
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators played with heavy hearts after the death of longtime equipment assistant Mike Foley to colon cancer.
Hours before the puck dropped Saturday night, the Senators learned of Foley's death.
"He was a great soldier for us for 20 odd years," said Mark Stone, who scored twice in Ottawa's 6-4 victory over Pittsburgh.
4-goal 3rd period lifts Senators past Lightning 6-4
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ottawa coach Guy Boucher flashed a big smile while he talked about the Senators' resiliency in a comeback win against the Eastern Conference's top team.
Rookie Brady Tkachuk and Ryan Dzingel scored during Ottawa's four-goal third period, and the Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-4 on Saturday night.
"A great rallying between the second and third," Boucher said. "A great third period."
Ottawa had been 0-6-0 when trailing after two periods.
Carrier scores game-winner, Golden Knights top Senators 5-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — In the midst of a so-so sophomore season, the Golden Knights finally scored in bunches.
William Carrier put Vegas ahead for good after Ottawa rallied from a three-goal deficit, and the Golden Knights beat the Senators 5-3 on Thursday night.
Vegas, which reached the Stanley Cup final in its inaugural season but has hovered around .500 so far in this campaign, scored more than three goals in regulation for the first time since Oct. 16, a span of nine games.
Senators try to repair fallout from video in Uber ride
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Duchene and the Ottawa Senators are attempting to put the drama behind them after a viral video of him and some teammates criticizing the club and assistant coach Marty Raymond emerged online Monday.
Duchene spoke publicly about the incident for the first time Tuesday night after the Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 7-3 in Ottawa.
Senators rally after Uber video, beat Devils 7-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators needed someone to step up, and Mark Stone delivered.
Stone had two goals and three assists, Colin White scored twice and the Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 7-3 on Tuesday night in their first game since the emergence of an embarrassing viral video.
Landeskog powers Avs to big 3rd period, 6-3 win over Ottawa
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog didn't feel out of line with this proclamation: His line is the best in hockey.
Stone sends Senators past Canadiens 4-3 in overtime
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone scored his second goal of the game 2:30 into overtime and the Ottawa Senators rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night.
Stone's one-timer from the face-off circle beat Carey Price for the winner.
Stone had a goal and an assist in regulation, while Mikkel Boedker and Matt Duchene also scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson made 24 saves in the win.
Tavares’ path to free agency is not yet a road for NHL stars
CHICAGO (AP) — When John Tavares decided to pass on signing an extension with the New York Islanders and test free agency, he became the most interesting man in hockey.
NHL stars don't ordinarily get to that point, and it led to Tavares going home to Toronto to sign a $77 million, seven-year contract with the Maple Leafs. Fellow players were watching closely, too, and wondering what the long-term impact might be.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have signed goaltender Pavel Francouz of the Czech Republic to a one-year deal.
The 27-year-old played the last three seasons in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League as a member of Traktor Chelyabinsk. Francouz went 15-11-5 with a 1.80 goals-against average in 2017-18.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will go with backup goaltender Andrew Hammond for Game 5 in Nashville after starter Jonathan Bernier suffered a lower-body injury.
Colorado trails the Predators 3-1 in the first-round series heading into Friday's game.
Hammond stepped in Wednesday to begin the third period after Bernier was ruled out. Hammond stopped all eight shots he faced in his first playoff appearance since April 17, 2015, while with Ottawa.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will be without defenseman Samuel Girard for Game 3 against Nashville due to an upper-body injury.
The 19-year-old Girard made his Stanley Cup playoff debut during Game 1 in Nashville, only to sit out the second contest with the injury. The Avalanche trail the first-round series 2-0 heading into Monday night's game at the Pepsi Center.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — One day after being eliminated from playoff contention for the second straight year, the reeling New York Islanders were glad to get another win.
Andrew Ladd scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period to lift the Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
Anders Lee, Anthony Beauvillier and Brock Nelson also scored to help New York get just its third win in 17 games (3-10-4). Jaroslav Halak stopped 33 shots.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — With their own playoff hopes long gone, the Ottawa Senators are taking great satisfaction in making life harder for those still fighting for a spot.
Mike Hoffman scored his 22nd goal at 3:26 of overtime and the Senators beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night to win their third game in a row for just the second time this season.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators had a fast start and a strong finish, and they needed both against one of the hottest teams in the NHL.
Matt Duchene scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with three minutes left, to lift the Senators over the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Monday night.
Magnus Paajarvi also had two goals for Ottawa, and Jean-Gabriel Pageau added one late. Craig Anderson made 35 saves, and Erik Karlsson and Mike Hoffman each added two assists.
Lightning top Senators on shootout goals from Point, Stamkos
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point and Steven Stamkos scored in the shootout, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
The Lightning threatened to win on a power play at the end of overtime, but Nikita Kucherov's shot past Craig Anderson was launched a split-second after the buzzer.
Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped shots by Ottawa's Tom Pyatt and Matt Duchene in the shootout.
Islanders win third straight, beating Senators 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The New York handed the reeling Ottawa Senators their sixth straight loss
Anders Lee and Jordan Eberle scored, Nick Leddy had two assists and New York beat Ottawa 2-1 on Saturday night. They have won three straight and six of seven.
Ottawa downs Colorado 4-3 in OT in Sweden’s Stockholm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Before newcomer Matt Duchene can fully fit in, the Ottawa Senators still have others to make the difference.
On Friday night, Mark Stone scored in regulation and again in overtime to give the Senators a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in the first of two regular-season games in the Swedish capital.
Swedish defenseman Fredrik Claesson and Christopher DiDomenico also scored for the Senators.
Nail Yakupov, Alexander Kerfoot and Nathan MacKinnon scored for Colorado.
Sens GM: Getting Duchene was a ‘no-brainer’
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Senators general manager Pierre Dorion says the trade to bring Matt Duchene to Ottawa was a "no- brainer."
Dorion and Duchene met with reporters on Monday, a day after the Senators acquired Duchene from Colorado as part of a three-way deal that included sending Kyle Turris to the Nashville Predators.
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Avalanche trade Duchene to Senators, Predators get Turris
Joe Sakic told Matt Duchene to be patient, that the trade he asked for would come at some point.
It finally did as the Colorado Avalanche traded Duchene to the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night in a pair of deals that also included Kyle Turris going to the Nashville Predators. With the Duchene saga over, he joins the Senators as their new No. 1 center, Turris gives the Predators more depth down the middle and the Avalanche push forward with their rebuilding youth movement.