The Sens Nation Podcast
Steve Warne Media
Sep 25, 2020 50 min
28: Draft Preview Part 2 with Scott Wheeler from the Athletic; Craig Anderson's Done
In this episode, we're joined by Scott Wheeler. Scott covers the NHL Draft and NHL prospects for The Athletic and he's got some rankings I think will surprise you. Pierre Dorion meets with the media and announces Craig Anderson's career in Ottawa is officially over. He also thanked Marc Borowiecki expecting him to test the free agent waters. Goaltending is a concern since Anders Nilsson remains a question mark health wise. JG Pageau about to join his ex-Sens teammate Derrick Brassard as part owner of the Gatineau Olympiques. The new Sens logo is out. They went back to the old 2D. Shocker.
Sep 18, 2020 55 min
027: Senators NHL Draft Preview Part 1: Grant McCagg from Recrutes.ca Believes Byfield is Coming to Bytown
Today we discuss what the Senators might do in the first round of the upcoming draft with Grant McCagg from Recrutes.ca. We discuss TSN's report this week on the top 10 Senators prospects. DJ Smith says the Sens may go without a captain once again. Brady Tkachuk turning 21 this week highlights our Sens birthday reel.
Sep 11, 2020 45 min
26: Bobby Ryan Wins Masterton; Boro's Done; Sens Coaches Ask the NHL For Help Getting Paid
Bobby Ryan is your 2020 NHL Masterton winner great story...hat trick game... Marc Borowiecki's days as an Ottawa Senator are done. Sens don't appear to be bringing back their top goal scoring defenceman. The NHL reportedly gets involved to get the Sens coaches paid properly After seeing their pay reduced by 50 per cent – nearly twice more than the next-highest reduction in the league – the Ottawa Senators’ coaching staff appealed to the NHL for relief.
Sep 04, 2020 46 min
025: Sens Interested in Matt Murray; Boro Deserves to be a Senator for Life; Jacques Martin Will Be a Hit on Broadway: Chara Wants to Return
The Sens are keen on goalie Matt Murray, according to TSN. We discuss who we might deal for Murray in our first visit to the Sens Nation Trade Lab. Is it a good idea? He's only under club control for one more year. A two time Cup winner on an offensive team. Murray didn't benefit from a 1990's New Jersey Devils shutdown style of play. Murray got it done. A 937 save percentage during the last Cup run. Jacques Martin joins the New York Rangers...Such a great pickup. Martin spent 17 years as a head coach for the St. Louis Blues, Ottawa Senators, Florida and Montreal. 12 years as an assistant in Chicago, Quebec, Colorado and Pittsburgh. David Quinn the current head coach has been an NHL coach for 2 years. Does the game pass coaches by? Zdeno Chara wants to return to Boston Still no deal for Borowiecki. Sens Alumni Birthdays this week: Alex Chiasson 30 Johnny Oduya 39 Jesse Winchester 37 Nate Thompson 36
Aug 28, 2020 38 min
024: The NHL Shuts Down Playoffs for Two Days to Support BLM; Kevin Bieksa is a Rising Star at HNIC
The NHL Shuts Down Playoffs for Two Days to Support BLM; Kevin Bieksa is a Rising Star at HNIC. Big money players with a cap hit of over $10 M are absent from the playoffs. The Leafs get their first-rounder back. The Sens first-round pick acquired from the Islanders continues to worsen.
Aug 21, 2020 45 min
023: Should the Senators Offer 3rd and 5th Picks to Try and Get Lafreniere? Is Boro Done in Ottawa?
Should the Sens deal the third and fifth picks overall for number one? Is Mark Borowiecki finished in Ottawa? Are you happy with the Sens goaltending depth or should the Sens go goalie shopping? The Passing of an NHL legend. Brendan Gallagher has a broken jaw. Should the suspension have been longer than one game?
Aug 07, 2020 55 min
022: Guest: Former Senator Todd White: We Talk Playoffs, His Linemate Daniel Alfredsson and the 2D Logo Whitey Used to Wear
Coming up today...Former Senator Todd White jumps in with us. NHL Playoff round-up...Thoughts on: the bubble, no fans, the format, and 6 games per day? Do we like the TV presentation with fake audio and tarped-up stands? Who will pull off the biggest upset of the play-in round? The lottery is Monday: Cheering for Leafs or Habs because of Lafreniere? The 2 big hits on Mark Schiefele and Jake Muzzin Whitey's take on the NHL draft lottery and what the Sens will do with #3 and #5. Whitey wore the 2D uniforms...does he want them to make a comeback? Whitey Trivia Episode 22: Review Sens who wore 22 Todd White played 4 seasons with the Ottawa Senators. A true local....he grew up in Ottawa and makes his home here too...he scored 144 points in 230 games with the Sens and he makes his Sens nation debut today. Episode 22...reviewing sens who wore 22. Norm Maciver 1993-1995 Doug Smail 1993 Antti Tormanen 1996 Jamie Rivers 2001-2002 Phil Varone 2016 Famous Whiteys. Despite being a fairly common name, only 5 guys in the last 40 years have played 200 NHL games and had the surname White. Colin White - sens Colin White former Hull Olympique - a tough guy in reverse. Ian White Leafs Peter White 1988 256pts for Pembroke Lumber Kings 90 goals 136 assists Ryan White started the amazing Sens Habs playoff brawl...started it but didn't finish it very well
Jul 24, 2020 49 min
021: The Seattle Kraken??? Rob Blake Sounds Like a Byfield Fan; Sens Probably Won't Make Use of Cap Room
We Discuss the name, logo and uniform of the Seattle Kraken, the NHL's 32nd team. The Senators have so much salary cap room but don't hold your breath on them making deals. In fact, they may have to make some tough calls on their own free agents. Steve says Kings GM Rob Blake, who holds the #2 pick, Rob Blake sounds like a Byfield guy. Sens birthdays. Trivia: How many Sens can you name who wore the number 21? Hint: there are 13 of them.
Jul 17, 2020 58 min
020: Guest: TSN's Ian Mendes; Senators Rebranding? Bobby Ryan Talks Masterton; Projecting Sens Draft Picks; The Weird NHL Playoffs
We get Ian's take on the NHL draft lottery nonsense and how should they decide the draft order? Who will the Sens take in the draft? Is D.J. Smith the right kind of coach for this group? Sens new uniforms. Does everyone want the old 2D logo? Or is it a loud minority on social media. Bobby Ryan is a finalist for the Masterton. Fired up for playoffs? 24 teams in the playoffs....the new normal? Playoffs! Are you looking forward to it? Do you like 24 teams getting in? Will it work? What are the challenges? If history is any indication, you'd BETTER get off to a good start in a best of 5 format. Should the Sens get some action in a consolation tournament?
Jul 10, 2020 52 min
019: Brady Tkachuk: Pay Him Now or Pay Him Later? NHL Training Camps Begin This Week; Should the Sens Bring Back Robin Lehner?
We have actual dates for a return to hockey! But will COVID truly allow the NHL to finish what is starts? The Sens have some good prospects in goal, but no sure things. Could Robin Lehner be the answer? In 1996, the Sens obviously didn't know what they had in Pavol Demitra but Peter Stastny says he did. Or did he really..? Signing Brady Tkachuk. You can pay him now or your can pay him later. Will the freedom to sign in Europe and return for the 2020-21 season have any effect on Sens free agents? In a ranking of NHL arenas in a 31 team league, the CTC somehow finished 32nd???