CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks traded Artem Anisimov to Ottawa on Tuesday in exchange for Zack Smith, a swap of 31-year-old forwards.
Anisimov played four seasons for the Blackhawks,...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Ottawa Senators took advantage of their chances on special teams against the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
Brady Tkachuk had a goal and an assist and the Senators...
Balcers, Nilsson lead Senators past Panthers 3-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators snapped their seven-game losing streak, and it came at the expense of the struggling Florida Panthers.
Senators’ Smith, Lightning’s Kucherov fined $5,000 each
NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Smith of the Ottawa Senators and Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning have been fined $5,000 each Saturday for rough play during separate games.
The NHL said Smith was disciplined for elbowing Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Marcus Pettersson. The infraction came during the second period of Pittsburgh's 5-3 home victory.
Kucherov was fined for a dangerous trip of New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield during the first period. Tampa Bay won 1-0 in a shootout.
Lewington, Wilson lift Capitals over Senators 3-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — It was a night of firsts for the Washington Capitals on Saturday.
Tom Wilson scored, Tyler Lewington and Madison Bowey each got their first career goals and the Capitals beat the short-handed Ottawa Senators 3-2.
Lewington and Bowey are the first Capitals defensemen to get their first goals in the same game. Lewington also had a Gordie Howe hat trick with an assist and a fight against Zack Smith in his second NHL game.
Ellis scores go-ahead goal as Predators beat Senators 3-1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne was beaten early, but never again.
Ryan Ellis scored his first game-winning goal of the season, Rinne made 25 saves and the Nashville Predators defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Austin Watson and Craig Smith also scored for Nashville, which halted a two-game skid.
Zack Smith scored for Ottawa, which has lost four of five.
Nashville improved its record against Eastern Conference opponents to 9-0-0 this season.
Anderson stops 37 shots as Senators beat Stars 4-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — For the first time in a long time, the Ottawa Senators are having fun and picking up wins at the same time.
Craig Anderson made 37 saves to lead the Senators to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday night.
Ottawa is also getting contributions from its rookies, who are bringing some much-needed enthusiasm to a team that didn't have much to celebrate last season.
Chabot scores twice, leads Senators past Maple Leafs 5-3
TORONTO (AP) — The play of Thomas Chabot might help the Ottawa Senators get over the loss of Erik Karlsson.
Chabot had two goals and an assist, Craig Anderson made 34 saves, and the Senators defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Saturday night.
Dylan DeMelo and Chris Tierney, who were among the players acquired from the San Jose Sharks in a trade for Karlsson, also scored for Ottawa. Mark Stone added an empty-net goal with 24.3 seconds left.
Kane scores in overtime, Blackhawks beat Senators 4-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks spoiled the Ottawa Senators' home opener with a big finish.
Kane scored 38 seconds into overtime to give Chicago a 4-3 victory Thursday night. Alex DeBrincat, Jonathan Toews and Brent Seabrook also scored, and Cam Ward stopped 22 shots.
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."
Anderson, Senators stop skids with 3-2 win over Rangers
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators are happy to be home.
Anderson made 27 saves to stop his seven-game losing streak and Ottawa snapped its five-game skid Wednesday night with a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.
"I think when that final buzzer went there was a sigh from a lot of people, fans included," Senators forward Zack Smith said. "It was a good feeling. They're a good team over there with a good goaltender so it was a big confidence boost for us."
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."
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mike Hoffman and his Ottawa Senators teammates heard all the chatter on social media about their style of play, which some perceived as "boring."
Their response? Well, LOL. And another big W.
Marc Methot, Derick Brassard and Zack Smith scored in a 2:18 span midway through the first period to chase goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau might not have seen the goal that capped his 'legendary game' for the Ottawa Senators.
Pageau scored a career-high four goals, including the winner 2:54 into the second overtime to lift the Senators to a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday, giving Ottawa a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
"I think I closed my eyes when I shot and thankfully it went in," Pageau said of the winner. "I was on a cloud and it's a moment I'll never forget."
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators got a tough contest from one of the league's best teams and had enough to come out the winners.
Zack Smith scored his league-leading fourth short-handed goal in the third period and the Senators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night.
Turris, Anderson lead Senators to 2-1 win over Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — There's a reason Craig Anderson is often at his best when he faces his former team.
Kyle Turris scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and Anderson stopped 37 shots to lift the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Sunday night.
Anderson played for the Panthers from 2006-09 and is 14-7-2 against them.
Condon stops 31 shots, Senators blank Capitals 3-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — As far as Mike Condon was concerned, it was about time the Ottawa Senators bet the Washington Capitals.
Condon stopped 31 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, leading the Senators to a 3-0 victory over the Capitals on Tuesday night.
The goalie had been solid in the two previous meetings, 2-1 and 1-0 losses, but was happy to finally come out with a victory against the league's top team.
Stone, Smith lead Senators to 6-2 win over Islanders
NEW YORK (AP) — The Ottawa Senators showed patience in waiting for their opportunities and taking advantage of them.
Mark Stone had a goal and two assists, Zack Smith scored twice and the Senators beat the New York Islanders 6-2 Sunday night. Bobby Ryan, Derick Brassard and Tom Pyatt also scored to help Ottawa win for the second time in two nights.
Senators snap three-game skid with 3-1 win over Devils
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Borowiecki found a unique way to break the tension in a tight game against the New Jersey Devils.
Derick Brassard scored the go-ahead goal early in the second period, Mike Condon stopped 29 shots and the Ottawa Senators beat the Devils 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a season-high three-game losing streak.
Bobby Ryan scored in the first period and Zack Smith added an empty-netter for the Senators.
Stone scores with 7 seconds left, Senators beat Kings 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone scored with 7 seconds left in regulation to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
Stone tracked down a loose puck in the crease and put the Senators ahead less than four minutes after Zack Smith tied it. Craig Anderson finished with 32 saves for Ottawa.
Pyatt, Stone, Kelly lead Ottawa over Arizona 7-4
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Just four games into the season and the Ottawa Senators are already looking to improve on their consistency.
Five Senators had a goal and an assist each as Ottawa defeated the Arizona Coyotes 7-4 on Tuesday night in front of a sparse crowd of 11,061 at Canadian Tire Centre. The win came a day after a 5-1 loss in Detroit where the Senators seemed sluggish.