Ottawa Senators looking to hire president of hockey operations to help with rebuild

OTTAWA – General manager Pierre Dorion is going to get some help rebuilding the Ottawa Senators. The Senators confirmed with a statement on Saturday that the club is planning to hire a new president of hockey operations to work with…

Calgary Flames keep up pace atop division with 5-1 win over Senators

Andrew Mangiapane, Garnet Hathaway and Matthew Tkachuk each had a goal and an assist for the Calgary Flames in a 5-1 win over the visiting Ottawa Senators on Thursday. Captain Mark Giordano scored Calgary’s league-leading 18th short-handed goal and Mikael…

Vancouver Canucks keep playoff hopes alive with win over Ottawa Senators

Getting some bounces on the power play has helped put the Vancouver Canucks back into the NHL playoff picture. Bo Horvat scored two goals and added an assist as the Canucks built a big lead then withstood a late Ottawa…

Ryan O’Reilly brings First Nations youth hockey team to Ottawa for NHL game

After learning that a team of teenage First Nations hockey players were targeted with racist comments at a game last spring, St. Louis Blues star forward Ryan O’Reilly took the opportunity as he visited Ottawa this week to invite the…

Senators defenceman Thomas Chabot out with broken toe; Max Veronneau to make debut on Thursday

Ottawa Senators all-star defenceman Thomas Chabot has been sidelined with a broken toe, with his status listed as week to week. Chabot suffered the injury while blocking a shot on Monday night in Philadelphia. Senators head coach Marc Crawford said…

Philadelphia Flyers inch closer to East playoff spot with win over Ottawa Senators

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers have transformed from the worst team in the NHL to not-so-bad in the East. Their recent run toward respectability could net them the playoff berth that seemed inconceivable before the All-Star break. READ MORE: Ottawa…

Ottawa mayor says LeBreton Flats shouldn’t be ‘chopped up’ as NCC considers building in stages

A day after the National Capital Commission said it’s open to developing LeBreton Flats in stages, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson reiterated that he doesn’t want to see the long-vacant, 56-acre site “chopped up” and thinks the area needs a “grander…