16-12-2004 Sean Berens resumes full training.
Grand Rapids Griffins center Sean Berens has resumed full training after his injury.

14-12-2004 Patrick Lalime frustrated
Ottawa Senators goaltender Patrick Lalime feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Patrick Lalime was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 6th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 349 NHL games during his career, booking 30 career shutouts and allowing 792 goals. The 30 year old goaltender has played 31 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, allowing 77 goals on 604 while booking 5 shutouts.


13-12-2004 Brooks Laich speaks up.
Brooks Laich is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-12-2004 Karel Rachunek resumes light training.
Grand Rapids Griffins defenseman Karel Rachunek has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

11-12-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Todd White is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Zdeno Chara has played 10 games without a goal. Scott Walker is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Martin Havlat has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Daniel Alfredsson has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Marian Hossa has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Wade Redden has played 20 games without a goal. Sami Salo has played 10 games without a goal. Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Chris Neil is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brooks Laich is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-12-2004 Sean Berens resumes light training.
Grand Rapids Griffins center Sean Berens has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

9-12-2004 Tony Dahlman resumes full training.
Grand Rapids Griffins right wing Tony Dahlman has resumed full training after his injury.

9-12-2004 Daniel Alfredsson reaches a milestone !
Daniel Alfredsson notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Rod Brind'Amour. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Sweden, Daniel Alfredsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 675 NHL games during his career, notching 214 goals and adding 300 assists along with 158 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 9+7=16 with 2 PIM.


9-12-2004 Media attacks the Ottawa Senators
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager 21 and headcoach

8-12-2004 Sami Salo frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Sami Salo feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Finland, Sami Salo was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 408 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 118 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 29 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 4+11=15 with 0 PIM.


8-12-2004 Brooks Laich speaks up.
Brooks Laich is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-12-2004 Wade Redden frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Wade Redden feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Wade Redden was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 670 NHL games during his career, notching 62 goals and adding 204 assists along with 264 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+13=14 with 19 PIM.


4-12-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Martin Havlat is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jason Spezza is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Scott Walker is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Radek Bonk has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Wade Redden has played 17 games without a goal. Patrick Lalime has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Chris Neil is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Todd White has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brooks Laich is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-12-2004 Tony Dahlman resumes light training.
Grand Rapids Griffins right wing Tony Dahlman has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

2-12-2004 Sean Berens injured.
Sean Berens of Grand Rapids Griffins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . This comes at a really bad time for us, but all I can do follow the rehab program and try to get back into the lineup as soon as possible, the injured player commented.

1-12-2004 Martin Havlat frustrated
Ottawa Senators left wing Martin Havlat feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Martin Havlat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 349 NHL games during his career, notching 96 goals and adding 142 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 26 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 9+15=24 with 14 PIM.


1-12-2004 Team captain meets with Chris Neil
Team captain Daniel Alfredsson called a short meeting with Chris Neil after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Chris Neil as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

28-11-2004 Wade Redden frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Wade Redden feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Wade Redden was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 667 NHL games during his career, notching 62 goals and adding 203 assists along with 264 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+12=13 with 19 PIM.


28-11-2004 Team captain meets with Mathieu Chouinard
Following the team's recent 5-0 win against Atlanta Thrashers on 27-11-2004, Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson and Mathieu Chouinard were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Daniel Alfredsson

27-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Radek Bonk is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Martin Havlat is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Marian Hossa is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Anton Volchenkov is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Jason Spezza is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Chris Kelly is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rod Brind'Amour has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Wade Redden has played 14 games without a goal. Chris Phillips is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Chris Neil has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Antoine Vermette has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brooks Laich is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-11-2004 Chris Kelly frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Kelly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 232 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 34 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 23 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 6 PIM.


21-11-2004 Julien Vauclair injured.
Julien Vauclair of Grand Rapids Griffins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Louisville Panthers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months . I just kind of rolled over his back and I couldn't get my arm down to brace myself, so I landed awkwardly, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

20-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Zdeno Chara is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Antoine Vermette is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Wade Redden has played 10 games without a goal. Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Chris Neil has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Todd White has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Tim Gleason has played 20 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brooks Laich has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-11-2004 Team captain meets with Brooks Laich
Following the team's recent 5-2 loss at Washington Capitals on 17-11-2004, Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson and Brooks Laich were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Daniel Alfredsson

15-11-2004 Sami Salo frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Sami Salo feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Finland, Sami Salo was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 397 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 116 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 3+9=12 with 0 PIM.


14-11-2004 Media praises the Ottawa Senators
The Ottawa Senators are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Kelly commented about their recent success: We're all kind of excited, we just can't hide it. I hope we continue to play like this in the future...

13-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Martin Havlat is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jason Spezza is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Zdeno Chara has played 11 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Antoine Vermette has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Tim Gleason has played 17 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brooks Laich has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-11-2004 Robert Dome resumes full training.
Grand Rapids Griffins right wing Robert Dome has resumed full training after his injury.

7-11-2004 Zdeno Chara frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Zdeno Chara feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 468 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 103 assists along with 530 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 14 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 9 PIM.


7-11-2004 Robert Dome resumes light training.
Grand Rapids Griffins right wing Robert Dome has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

6-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Rod Brind'Amour is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Marian Hossa is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Antoine Vermette is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Radek Bonk has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Daniel Alfredsson has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Todd White has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Tim Gleason has played 14 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brooks Laich has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-11-2004 Ragnar Birkl resumes full training.
Grand Rapids Griffins right wing Ragnar Birkl has resumed full training after his injury.

5-11-2004 Chris Kelly frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Kelly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 223 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 33 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 14 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 2 PIM.


2-11-2004 Chris Kelly frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Kelly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 221 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 33 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 12 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 2 PIM.


1-11-2004 Ragnar Birkl resumes light training.
Grand Rapids Griffins right wing Ragnar Birkl has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

1-11-2004 Ragnar Birkl injured.
Ragnar Birkl of Grand Rapids Griffins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Kansas City Blades. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . Sometimes you have to take a hit like that for the team, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

31-10-2004 Zdeno Chara frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Zdeno Chara feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 465 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 103 assists along with 525 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 11 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 4 PIM.


30-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Zdeno Chara is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Martin Havlat is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Marian Hossa is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Sami Salo is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Patrick Lalime is playing well with 3 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Jason Spezza is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Chris Neil is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Tim Gleason has played 11 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brooks Laich has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-10-2004 Brooks Laich speaks up.
Brooks Laich is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-10-2004 Zdeno Chara frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Zdeno Chara feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 464 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 102 assists along with 525 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 4 PIM.


27-10-2004 Marian Hossa frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Marian Hossa feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 452 NHL games during his career, notching 156 goals and adding 155 assists along with 135 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 4 PIM.


27-10-2004 Tony Dahlman injured.
Tony Dahlman of Grand Rapids Griffins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Last time I was injured in that area I came back too soon. I'm not going to come back until I'm able to go 100%, he commented to the press.

27-10-2004 Robert Dome injured.
Robert Dome of Grand Rapids Griffins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . When you've gone as long as I have without injuries these things are hard to accept, but it's all part of the game, he commented to the press.

27-10-2004 Karel Rachunek injured.
Karel Rachunek of Grand Rapids Griffins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months . I'm just hoping it's nothing serious and the docs will let me play in a month or two again, he said when he was taken off the ice.

25-10-2004 Karel Rachunek frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Karel Rachunek 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 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 has not yet played for the Ottawa Senators this season. He has played 9 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 12 PIM.


24-10-2004 Martin Havlat frustrated
Ottawa Senators left wing Martin Havlat feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Martin Havlat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 332 NHL games during his career, notching 89 goals and adding 130 assists along with 34 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 9 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 2 PIM.


23-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Martin Havlat is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Marian Hossa is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Wade Redden is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Scott Walker is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Radek Bonk has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Chris Neil has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brooks Laich has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-10-2004 Karel Rachunek frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Karel Rachunek 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 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 has not yet played for the Ottawa Senators this season. He has played 8 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 2 PIM.


20-10-2004 Zdeno Chara frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Zdeno Chara feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 461 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 100 assists along with 525 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 4 PIM.


19-10-2004 Team captain meets with Chris Neil
Team captain Daniel Alfredsson called a short meeting with Chris Neil after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Chris Neil as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

16-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Martin Havlat has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Chris Neil has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-10-2004 Team captain meets with Chris Neil
Team captain Daniel Alfredsson called a short meeting with Chris Neil after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Chris Neil as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

12-10-2004 Derrick Byfuglien resumes full training.
Grand Rapids Griffins defenseman Derrick Byfuglien has resumed full training after his injury.

11-10-2004 Derrick Byfuglien injured.
Derrick Byfuglien of Grand Rapids Griffins suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolfpack. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Hockey is a physical game, it's not like we're playing chess out there, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

11-10-2004 Antoine Vermette injured.
Antoine Vermette (OTT) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Kevin Hatcher (NYR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, the injured player commented.

10-10-2004 Daniel Alfredsson reaches a milestone !
Daniel Alfredsson scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers. That's one for the books, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Sweden, Daniel Alfredsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 648 NHL games during his career, notching 207 goals and adding 293 assists along with 158 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 2+0=2 with 2 PIM.


9-10-2004 Team captain meets with Marian Hossa
Team captain Daniel Alfredsson called a short meeting with Marian Hossa after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Marian Hossa as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

9-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Patrick Lalime has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-10-2004 Marian Hossa frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Marian Hossa feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 444 NHL games during his career, notching 153 goals and adding 149 assists along with 131 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


6-10-2004 Scott LaGrand agrees on a contract.
Scott LaGrand has signed a one year deal with the Grand Rapids Griffins. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

5-10-2004 Marian Hossa frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Marian Hossa feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 442 NHL games during his career, notching 152 goals and adding 149 assists along with 131 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2004 Zdeno Chara frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Zdeno Chara feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 454 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 98 assists along with 521 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2004 Martin Havlat frustrated
Ottawa Senators left wing Martin Havlat feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Martin Havlat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 323 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 127 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2004 Chris Neil frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Neil was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 141 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 22 assists along with 83 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2004 Marian Hossa frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Marian Hossa feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 442 NHL games during his career, notching 152 goals and adding 149 assists along with 131 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-9-2004 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Ed BelfourAAA29Dallas Stars
Dominik Hasek AAA29St. Louis Blues
Patrick RoyA-A-A28Colorado Avalanche
Martin BrodeurA-BA-32New Jersey Devils
Curtis JosephA-A-A-27Toronto Maple Leafs
Tomas VokounA-A-A-28Dallas Stars
Billy SmithA-A-A-20Detroit Red Wings
Patrick LalimeBBB30Ottawa Senators
Marc-Andre FleuryBBB19Pittsburgh Penguins
Jean-Sebastien Giguere84848427Los Angeles Kings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Duncan KeithBAA-19New York Islanders
Brent BurnsBA-A-19St. Louis Blues
Derek MorrisBBA-26Calgary Flames
Dan BoyleBBA-28Vancouver Canucks
Brian CampbellB-AA-25Buffalo Sabres
Ryan SuterB-A-A-18Edmonton Oilers
Shea WeberB-AA-19Washington Capitals
Brent SeabrookB-AA-19Pittsburgh Penguins
Zdeno CharaBAB27Ottawa Senators
Chris ProngerB-AB29Chicago Blackhawks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Paul KariyaABA-29St. Louis Blues
Patrik EliasABA-28New Jersey Devils
Brett HullA-B-A-30Boston Bruins
Mark MessierBBB33Detroit Red Wings
Zach PariseBA-B19Phoenix Coyotes
Pavel BureACB33Florida Panthers
Jeff FriesenBB-B28San Jose Sharks
Mike KeaneB-A-B27St. Louis Blues
Ryan SmythB-B-B28Pittsburgh Penguins
Cliff RonningBB-B28Dallas Stars
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Mario LemieuxAA-A28Pittsburgh Penguins
Joe ThorntonA-BA-25Boston Bruins
Steve YzermanA-BA-29Detroit Red Wings
Joe SakicAB-A-35Colorado Avalanche
Gilbert PerreaultA-BA-20St. Louis Blues
Patrice BergeronBAA-18Dallas Stars
Ron FrancisBBA-31San Jose Sharks
Joe NieuwendykA-BA-28Montreal Canadiens
Sergei FedorovBB-A-34Phoenix Coyotes
Eric Staal89838719Los Angeles Kings
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrACA-32Washington Capitals
Luc RobitailleA-B-A-28Detroit Red Wings
Eric DazeA-BA-29Chicago Blackhawks
Ilya KovalchukAB-A-21Montreal Canadiens
Corey PerryA-BA-18Pittsburgh Penguins
Teemu SelanneACB34St. Louis Blues
Milan HejdukA-B-B28Colorado Avalanche
Martin St. LouisA-B-B29Columbus Blue Jackets
Steve SullivanBB-B30St. Louis Blues
Mark RecchiA-B-B29Philadelphia Flyers


27-9-2004 Chris Kelly frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Kelly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 217 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 30 assists along with 42 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


25-9-2004 Mike Fisher frustrated
Ottawa Senators center Mike Fisher feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 274 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 41 assists along with 99 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Ottawa Senators this season.


25-9-2004 Patrick Lalime frustrated
Ottawa Senators goaltender Patrick Lalime feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Patrick Lalime was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 6th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 325 NHL games during his career, booking 25 career shutouts and allowing 733 goals. The 30 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, allowing 18 goals on 166 while booking 0 shutouts.


25-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Rod Brind'Amour is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Chris Neil has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Todd White has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-9-2004 Chris Kelly frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Kelly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 215 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 30 assists along with 42 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


18-9-2004 Zdeno Chara frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Zdeno Chara feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 459 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 101 assists along with 523 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 2 PIM.


18-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Zdeno Chara is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Scott Walker is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Radek Bonk has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Daniel Alfredsson has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Marian Hossa has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mathieu Chouinard hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Chris Neil has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ray Emery hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stefan Schauer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Platil has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-9-2004 Chris Kelly frustrated
Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Kelly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 213 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 30 assists along with 42 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


14-9-2004 Karel Rachunek frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Karel Rachunek 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 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 has not yet played for the Ottawa Senators this season.


11-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Martin Havlat is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Antoine Vermette is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Jason Spezza is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-9-2004 Karel Rachunek frustrated
Ottawa Senators defenseman Karel Rachunek 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 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 has not yet played for the Ottawa Senators this season.


4-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-8-2004 Jeff Miles uncertain about future
Jeff Miles wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2004 Mike Richter retires
Mike Richter has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2004 Training camp preview
Ottawa Senators will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Ottawa Senators and Grand Rapids Griffins:
- Rod Brind'Amour C
- Chris Bala L
- Andy Sutton D
- Zdeno Chara D
- Scott Walker L
- Radek Bonk C
- Martin Havlat L
- Mike Fisher C
- Daniel Alfredsson R
- Marian Hossa R
- Wade Redden D
- Sami Salo D
- Chris Phillips D
- Karel Rachunek D
- Shane Hnidy D
- Patrick Lalime G
- Wade Brookbank D
- David Hymovitz L
- Sean Berens C
- Mathieu Chouinard G
- Cail MacLean R
- Chris Neil R
- Rastislav Pavlikovsky L
- Todd White L
- Phillipe Plante D
- Anton Volchenkov D
- Jan Bohac C
- Teemu Sainomaa L
- Antoine Vermette L
- Alexandre Giroux L
- Robert Dome R
- Jason Spezza C
- Tim Gleason D
- Neil Komadoski D
- Ray Emery G
- Christoph Schubert D
- Stefan Schauer D
- Jeff Miles C
- Gregg Johnson L
- Derrick Byfuglien D
- Neil Petruic D
- Tom Gorder L
- Brandon Bochenski R
- Tony Dahlman R
- Chris Kelly R
- Julien Vauclair D
- Eduard Pershin C
- Jan Platil D
- Jason Norrie R
- Brooks Laich C
- David Gove R
- Todd Robinson C
- Martin Prusek G

Players reporting out of shape:
- Mike Fisher C
- Sami Salo D
- Mathieu Chouinard G
- Jan Bohac C
- Teemu Sainomaa L
- Robert Dome R
- Jason Spezza C
- Ray Emery G
- Stefan Schauer D
- Gregg Johnson L
- Brandon Bochenski R
- Tony Dahlman R

Players reporting in good shape:
- Andy Sutton D
- Wade Brookbank D
- Chris Neil R
- Phillipe Plante D
- Anton Volchenkov D
- Alexandre Giroux L
- Derrick Byfuglien D
- Julien Vauclair D
- Eduard Pershin C
- David Gove R
- Todd Robinson C
- Martin Prusek G


30-6-2004 Frank Jay leaves team
Frank Jays contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 Christian Comeau leaves team
Christian Comeaus contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 Raphael Primeau leaves team
Raphael Primeaus contract has expired and he has left the team.

28-6-2004 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 2 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 1 goals. The 24 year old goaltender is expecting a good season for the team.


27-6-2004 Patrick Lalime frustrated
Ottawa Senators goaltender Patrick Lalime feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Patrick Lalime was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 6th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 318 NHL games during his career, booking 25 career shutouts and allowing 715 goals. The 29 year old goaltender is expecting a good season for the team.


26-6-2004 Andy Sutton rejects contract offer.
Andy Sutton rejected the $1 400 000 per year, 2 year offer from Ottawa Senators

25-6-2004 Jason Spezza returns
Ottawa Senators were delighted to hear that Jason Spezza has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Tim Gleason returns
Ottawa Senators were delighted to hear that Tim Gleason has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Ray Emery returns
Ottawa Senators were delighted to hear that Ray Emery has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Stefan Schauer returns
Ottawa Senators were delighted to hear that Stefan Schauer has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Jan Platil returns
Ottawa Senators were delighted to hear that Jan Platil has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Brooks Laich returns
Ottawa Senators were delighted to hear that Brooks Laich has returned to the team.

23-6-2004 Chris Kelly agrees on a contract.
Chris Kelly has signed a $1 200 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Chris Kelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 209 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 30 assists along with 42 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


24-6-2004 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2004 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Andy Sutton (Ottawa Senators) RFA
-Zdeno Chara (Ottawa Senators) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Scott Walker (Ottawa Senators) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Patrick Lalime (Ottawa Senators) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Chris Kelly (Ottawa Senators) RFA


23-6-2004 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Frank Jay(pro)
-Christian Comeau(pro)
-Raphael Primeau(farm)


20-6-2004 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $3 100 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2004 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $3 100 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

Eastside Hockey Manager