Weekly Ottawa Senators talk with former TSN Radio hosts Steve Warne and Gregg Kennedy. They're all over the latest Senators' news with knowledgeable and honest analysis. Listen for interviews and features about the club's past, present and future. Their website is sensnationhockey.com
086: Pierre Dorion on Day One of Camp: "The Rebuild is Over." Is it Really Over Or Is There More to Do?
Today we discuss Pierre Dorion's fairly bold claim that the rebuild is over. If "the rebuild is over" and you start to think about every player and prospect in their prime - do the Senators now have what it takes to someday win a Stanley Cup? Who will (vs who should) replace Brady Tkachuk on the top line? Is Nick Paul the right choice? Chris Tierney starts as the number two centre and Shane Pinto has earned nothing yet. What's Erik Brannstrom status, will best guys really play, as they claim? Sounds like Sokolov will be in Belleville for his own good, and Angus Crookshank will be gone 4-6 months.
085: Matthew Tkachuk Paints a Bleak Picture of Brady's Talks With Sens; Logan Brown Has Signed; Zack Smith Retires
With main camp starting this week, Matthew Tkachuk says his brother Brady isn't close to a deal with the Sens right now. The Sens DO sign Logan Brown over the weekend. And long time Ottawa Senator Zack Smith calls it a career.
084: Tkachuk Either Is or Isn't in Town...Reportedly! Pierre Dorion's New Deal; Sens Rookie Camp is Here!
Arguing about Brady Tkachuk's arrival and what kind of contract he'll sign has become Ottawa's favourite pastime. GM Pierre Dorion all signed up for the next 4 seasons. Sens rookie camp is underway and Gregg still really really really dislikes talking about Logan Brown
083: Sens Re-Sign Batherson...Now What the Heck is Going on With Tkachuk and Why Isn't He Signed Yet???
The Sens re-sign Drake Batherson and Filip Gustavsson and we break it all down. Brady Tkachuk remains unsigned and reportedly getting frustrated over the lack of legitimate offer. Is Tomas Hertl a trade target for the Senators? Is it a good idea to give up the kind of young or future assets the Sharks would want? Mark Stone gets married with Brady in his wedding party.
082: Will Tkachuk Get Svechnikov's Deal or Not? DJ Says It's Time to Name a Captain; Who's Your Starting 6 on D?
Does the Andrei Svechnikov (8 x $7.7M) signing now set the bar for Tkachuk?
how do they compare as players? how do they compare in their circumstances?
DJ Smith confirms it's time to name a captain
Shane Pinto and Colin White will battle for second line centre.
Former Senator Derick Brassard signs with the Flyers, his 9th NHL team. Our DunrobinDistilleries.com hockey trivia question: Name the only 8 NHL players in history who've played for more NHL teams than Brassard.
Pick six....who would you pick right now for your top 6 defence opening night?
081: Our Special Guest : Former Senator Brendan Bell, Discussing the Hottest Sens Issues; And it's Part 2 of Our Minor Hockey Tryout Discussion
Former Ottawa Senators and Ottawa 67's defenceman Brendan Bell joins us this week, discussing all the latest Sens issues. What they've done this summer, what they still need to do this summer and whether they're truly on the right path to unparalleled success. Our DunrobinDistilleries.com player profile this week is on newcomer Nick Holden. And Brendan, who's now a minor hockey coach and gym owner, chimes in on part 2 of our series on minor hockey tryouts.
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