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
092: Sens Shoot Down the Stars; When Will Brady Play/Get the Captaincy?
After a weekend split, the Sens are off to a 2-1 start to the new season. Since we last spoke, the Sens fell 3-1 in Toronto on Saturday, then travelling home for a 5pm game the next day and they won that game, 3-1 over Dallas.
We start with Brady Tkachuk...When should he return and when should he get the captaincy?
We review the 3-2 win over Dallas, the Sens' first game against an American team since before COVID hit. Chris Tierney leads the Sens with 3 goals in 3 games 2 goals. Connor Brown had 3 assists and if not for Tkachuk, Brown would also make a great captain. Michael Del Zotto makes his Sens debut. Filip
Gustavsson made his season debut.
Drake Batherson's tying goal Saturday definitely shouldn't have counted but Steve goes on a rant about death to the offside challenge.
091: Reviewing the Sens Season Opening Win Over Toronto; Taking Your Feedback on Brady Tkachuk's New Deal
With Brady Tkachuk watching in the stands, the Sens win an exciting season opener, 3-2 over the Toronto Maple Leafs. We take your feedback on the Tkachuk signing; the fans chanting his name; we touch on the sluggish attendance, Anton Forsberg's performance, rookies Shane Pinto and Parker Kelly were both all over the ice and much more.
Bonus Episode: SENS RE-SIGN BRADY TKACHUK!!!
The title says it all...
090: Injuries and Holdouts Aside, the Sens 2021-22 Roster is Set; Austin Watson is Gone 4 Weeks,
Austin Watson is hurt again, out 4 weeks with ankle injury. Outside of Chabot and Zub, they still don't know the pairing on defence. Filip Gustavsson is sent down to Belleville. Is that the best strategy or not? The Blues send Logan Brown to the minors. Bobby Ryan is released by Detroit. Mika Zibanejad gets an 8 x 8.5M deal.
089: Stutzle Takes Tkachuk's Spot at LW; Colin White Out 4-6 Months; Victor Mete Moving Up in the Lineup?
Today we discuss DJ Smith trying out Tim Stutzle in Brady Tkachuk's spot at left wing, playing with Norris and Batherson. Nick Paul slides into Stutzle's spot. Will the Sens get enough scoring out of the their top 6 forwards this season? Colin White is gone for 4-6 months with a should injury. The Sens juggle the pairings with their bottom four defencemen. And we discuss the importance of pre season team building.
088: Many Fans Are Now Irritated with the Tkachuk Camp; Sens Make Major Cuts, Did They Get it Right?
In our poll today, how are you currently feeling about Brady Tkachuk's handling of his contract negotiations? Most aren't very happy with the Tkachuk group. Meanwhile, Alex Formenton looked pretty damn good at top line LW Friday.
The first cuts are the deepest. On Saturday morning the Sens released the following players to Belleville: Xavier Bernard Philippe Daoust Tyrell Goulbourne Roby Jarventie Zac Leslie Vincent Sevigny Mads Sogaard Matthew Wedman Colby Williams. On Sunday
Sunday it was Jonathan Aspirot Jacob Bernard-Docker Max Guenette Mark Kastelic Kevin Mandolese Cole Reinhardt Egor Sokolov Lassi Thomson Pontus Aberg Dillon Heatherington Kole Sherwood. Back to junior: Ridly Greig and Zack Ostapchuk. Any surprises? We discuss.
Parker Kelly makes a bad decision in his fight Friday night vs Michael Pezzetta.
Clean or Dirty? Josh Norris hit from behind Friday on Sami Niku.
Nostalgia about wooden sticks.
New Sens promo, trailer for the season ahead.
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