24-6-2005 Mathieu Chouinard frustrated
Ottawa Senators goaltender Mathieu Chouinard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathieu Chouinard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 3 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 2 goals. The 25 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


24-6-2005 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2005 Neil Komadoski agrees on a contract.
Neil Komadoski has signed a $335 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Neil Komadoski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


22-6-2005 Gregg Johnson agrees on a contract.
Gregg Johnson has signed a $285 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

22-6-2005 Derrick Byfuglien agrees on a contract.
Derrick Byfuglien has signed a $345 000 per year, 1 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Derrick Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Wade Brookbank (Grand Rapids Griffins) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Sean Berens (Grand Rapids Griffins) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Rastislav Pavlikovsky (Grand Rapids Griffins) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Scott LaGrand (Grand Rapids Griffins) UFA


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Perry Pearn(pro)
-Roger Nielson(pro)
-Roger Amadeo(pro)
-Randy Lee(pro)
-Kevin Wagner(pro)
-Julian Hardy(farm)
-Bob McNamara(farm)
-Vic Brooks(farm)
-Rob Snitzer(farm)


21-6-2005 Karel Rachunek agrees on a contract.
Karel Rachunek has signed a $460 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Czech, Karel Rachunek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 77 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 32 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


21-6-2005 Neil Petruic agrees on a contract.
Neil Petruic has signed a $270 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

21-6-2005 Eduard Pershin agrees on a contract.
Eduard Pershin has signed a $480 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Russia, Eduard Pershin, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 27 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


20-6-2005 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $1 400 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2005 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $1 400 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2005 Jan Bohac agrees on a contract.
Jan Bohac has signed a $275 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Teemu Sainomaa agrees on a contract.
Teemu Sainomaa has signed a $275 000 per year, 1 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Christoph Schubert agrees on a contract.
Christoph Schubert has signed a $280 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Brandon Bochenski agrees on a contract.
Brandon Bochenski has signed a $285 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

Eastside Hockey Manager