Hurricanes, Dzingel agree on 2-year, $6.75M contract
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes and free agent center Ryan Dzingel have agreed on a two-year, $6.75 million contract.
The deal announced Friday by general manager Don Waddell...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets didn't get discouraged after giving up the tying goal in the closing seconds of regulation.
They kept their focus and won in a shootout to clinch...
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.
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...
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...
Hinostroza has 2 goals, assist as Coyotes top Senators 3-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Led by the line of Derek Stepan, Vinnie Hinostroza and Richard Panik, the Arizona Coyotes added another victory to their recent surge.
Hinostroza scored twice and had an assist to propel Arizona past the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Stepan also scored for the Coyotes, who are 6-1-1 in their last eight games. Darcy Kuemper stopped 25 shots.
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.
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.
Dzingel scores in overtime, Senators beat Penguins 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators were ready for their 4-on-3 power play in overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Ryan Dzingel scored with the man advantage at 1:20 of overtime after the Penguins were called for too many men on the ice in Ottawa's 2-1 victory Saturday night.
Senators coach Guy Boucher said they simulated the situation in practice earlier in the day.
Senators beat Sharks 6-2 in Karlsson’s return to Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — On the occasion of Erik Karlsson's return to Ottawa, it was a former Shark who shined brighter.
Mikkel Boedker had a goal and three assists, Craig Anderson stopped 36 shots and the Senators beat their former captain and San Jose 6-2 on Saturday, sending the Sharks to their fourth straight loss.
The Senators have three former Sharks on their roster with Boedker, Chris Tierney and Dylan DeMelo.
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.
Craig Anderson males 46 saves, Senators beat Sabres 4-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators have experienced third-period woes a few times already this season, and coach Guy Boucher was thinking about that as his club nearly gave up a three-goal lead.
Craig Anderson made 21 of his 46 saves in the third period and Ottawa held off the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Thursday night in the first game of a home-and-home series.
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.
Bruins’ Bergeron has hat trick; Sabres’ Eichel gets 2 in win
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron had a hat trick, scoring his first just 30 seconds into the game, and Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots to earn his first win of the season while leading the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday.
Bergeron also had an assist, David Pastrnak had two goals and two assists and Charlie McAvoy had his first career three-assist game for Boston.
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak and Tommy Wingels scored 51 seconds apart in the second period, and Boston beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Saturday night, preserving the Bruins' chances for the No. 1 playoff seed in the Eastern Conference.
Danton Heinen also scored for Boston, which added late goals by Noel Acciari and David Backes in the final two minutes to put away the Senators and complete the season sweep.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — On a Florida road trip against two streaking teams, the Ottawa Senators have been no pushovers at all.
Mike Hoffman scored two goals and six other Ottawa players had multipoint games as the Senators beat Tampa Bay 7-4 on Tuesday night, ending the Lightning's 10-game run without a regulation loss.
One night earlier, the struggling Senators (25-33-11) halted an eight-game home winning streak for the Florida Panthers.
Flyers top Sens 5-3 for 5th straight victory
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brandon Manning had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers topped the Ottawa Senators 5-3 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive victory.
Ivan Provorov, Robert Hagg, Claude Giroux and Nolan Patrick also scored for the Flyers. Petr Mrazek made 25 saves in his second start for the Flyers since being acquired in a trade with Detroit.
Kucherov reaches 80-point mark, Lightning down Senators 4-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning are back atop the NHL.
Kucherov had two assists to reach 80 points this season and Tampa Bay defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Thursday night.
Tyler Johnson, Victor Hedman, Vladislav Namestnikov and Brayden Point scored for the Lightning (41-17-3), who leapfrogged expansion Vegas to regain the top spot in the overall standings with 85 points. Louis Domingue earned his third win by stopping 33 shots.
Bruins keep rolling, beat Senators for fifth straight win
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jake DeBrusk wasn't even trying to score and ended up with the winner.
DeBrusk beat Mike Condon with 8:41 left to lift the Boston Bruins over the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Thursday night for their fifth straight win.
"I was aiming for a rebound and got some puck luck there," said DeBrusk, who scored his 11th of the season. "I think (Condon would) like to have that one back."
Bergeron scores 4 goals for Bruins in 7-1 win over Carolina
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron had four goals and an assist, surpassing 700 points for his career while leading the Boston Bruins to a 7-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Brad Marchand assisted on all of Bergeron's goals and David Pastrnak had a goal and two assists for the Bruins, who scored on their first two shots and led 5-1 after the first period. Boston also got goals from Riley Nash and Jake DeBrusk while improving to 8-0-2 in its last 10 games.
Dzingel scores 2, Senators beat league-best Lightning 6-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators are playing with confidence and it's showing.
Ryan Dzingel scored twice and Mark Stone had a goal and two assists to help the Ottawa Senators beat the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 on Saturday night.
Matt Duchene, Zack Smith and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored for the Senators, who have won consecutive games for the first time since Dec. 13-16.
"We're starting to come," Stone said. "It shows character and the ability to stick together as a team."
Duchene gets 2nd goal in OT, Senators beat Sharks 6-5
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Duchene had a good feeling after Ottawa slimmed a three-goal deficit down to one. Mike Hoffman helped him finish the job.
Duchene scored his second goal of the game seven seconds into overtime and the Senators capped a four-goal comeback with a 6-5 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.
Kings beat Senators for 7th straight win
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings are a veteran team on a roll. Overtime against the struggling Ottawa Senators certainly wasn't going to faze them.
Doughty scored 32 seconds into overtime and the Kings beat the Senators 4-3 for their seventh consecutive victory. Doughty busted free on a 2-on-1 break and slammed in the winner.
"They're a veteran group of guys who know how to win," Kings coach John Stevens said. "They're comfortable in tight games."
Dzingel scores 2 to lift Senators past Islanders, 6-5
NEW YORK (AP) — The Ottawa Senators were having trouble scoring goals — and winning games — the past three weeks. Both issues were solved Friday night against the New York Islanders.
Ryan Dzingel's second goal of the game snapped a tie early in third period and the Senators ended a seven-game losing streak with a wild 6-5 win over the New York Islanders.
"It's good to get a win," Dzingel said. "Right now it doesn't matter how we do it, as long as we do it."
The Bruins were a couple of minutes away from falling into a three-goal hole in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series against Ottawa last night at the Garden, when goaltender Tuukka Rask showed he was ready to play.
Rask knocked away a Ryan Dzingel shot from the left side of the slot with his two pads stacked as he dropped to his left side 5:12 into the game to keep the score 0-0.
Senators beat inconsistent Blue Jackets 2-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kyle Turris and Ryan Dzingel scored goals and Mike Condon made 42 saves to lead the Ottawa Senators past the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Thursday night.
Condon was always where he needed to be for the Senators, who have won four of their last five and handed Columbus its fifth loss in the last eight games.
Mike Hoffman scores PP goal in OT, Senators edge Ducks 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators are looking forward to their upcoming break despite playing some of their best hockey of the season.
Mike Hoffman scored a power-play goal at 4:03 of overtime as the Senators beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Thursday night for their second four-game win streak of the season.
Hoffman's one-timer on a pass from Dion Phaneuf beat John Gibson in the Anaheim goal after Andrew Cogliano took a high-sticking minor at 3:23 of the extra period.
Vermette, Perry help Ducks overpower Senators 5-1
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Veteran Antoine Vermette is managing to look every bit as fresh as his 21-year-old linemates.
Vermette and Corey Perry each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks scored a season-high three power play goals to beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Sunday afternoon.
Joseph Cramarossa, Sami Vatanen and Vermette's linemate Nick Ritchie also scored for the Ducks, and John Gibson made 21 saves.