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Senators GM: ‘We didn't want to get nothing' for Erik Karlsson

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

The trade we had been waiting all summer for finally dropped last week when the Ottawa Senators shipped their captain and superstar Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks. But while this move had been anticipated by many around the hockey world for some time, especially in the lead up to last season's trade deadline, Pierre Dorion said it wasn't until after contract negotiations opened this summer that it became apparent a trade had to happen.
“Not too long after July 1 when there was very little discussion on a contract from their side,” Dorion said of when he knew Karlsson wouldn't be part...
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Sharks take out huge ad in newspaper to welcome Erik Karlsson

Sharks take out huge ad in newspaper to welcome Erik Karlsson

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

A quick glance at Sunday's edition of the San Jose Mercury News may sting Ottawa Senators fans a little.
In order to welcome their new star acquisition, and help sell a few more tickets, the San Jose Sharks took out a double-spread advertisement in the paper with a giant photo of a smiling Erik Karlsson in a Sharks sweater, listing his accomplishments underneath.
In the San Jose Mercury News pic.twitter.com/ohxNIIu130
- ZeonChar September 16, 2018
No word yet if the Senators will do the same in the Ottawa Citizen for any of Chris Tierney, Dylan DeMelo, Josh Norris or Rudolfs Balcers.
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Johnny Gaudreau scores 100th goal as Flames topple Bruins

Johnny Gaudreau scores 100th goal as Flames topple Bruins

Johnny Gaudreau collected his 100th NHL career goal and rookie defenceman Juusu Valimaki scored his first for the Flames (4-2-0). Read more ...

Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Rangers 4-3 in OT

Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Rangers 4-3 in OT

Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals, Matt Niskanen had the winner and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 4-3 in overtime. Read more ...

Ducks stay hot, beat Islanders 4-1

Ducks stay hot, beat Islanders 4-1

Ryan Kesler scored twice to help the Anaheim Ducks continue their hot start with a 4-1 win Read more ...

Gallagher scores goal, Canadiens edge Blues 3-2

Gallagher scores goal, Canadiens edge Blues 3-2

Brendan Gallagher scored with 11 seconds left to give the Montreal Canadiens their third straight victory, 3-2 over the St. Louis Blues Read more ...

Ducks, Nick Ritchie agree to three-year contract

Ducks, Nick Ritchie agree to three-year contract

The 6-foot-2, 234-pound left wing is locked up through the 2020-21 NHL season. Read more ...

Brady Tkachuk injury part of young Senator's NHL growing pains

Brady Tkachuk injury part of young Senator's NHL growing pains

Former Ottawa Senators defenceman Brendan Bell was on the phone raving about Brady Tkachuk when the subject of recklessness was raised. Minutes later, the news was released... Read more ...

Panthers' Matheson: 'It wasn't my intent' to injure Canucks rookie Pettersson

Panthers' Matheson: 'It wasn't my intent' to injure Canucks rookie Pettersson

Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson was suspended for two games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety. Read more ...

Panthers like their game plan, improvement in execution

Panthers like their game plan, improvement in execution

The Florida Panthers like their game plan, and they are happy with the renewed energy they are showing when their backs are against a wall, they just have to find a way to get... Read more ...

De La Rose lost spot with Canadiens by failing to score consistently

De La Rose lost spot with Canadiens by failing to score consistently

MONTREAL - No one wants to lose an asset for nothing, but that's a reality teams have to deal with sometimes in this league. The Montreal Canadiens , with 24 healthy players... Read more ...

Hockey Night in Canada: Free live streams on desktop & app

Hockey Night in Canada: Free live streams on desktop & app

CBC Sports will provide free live streams of Hockey Night in Canada games, including the Maple Leafs hosting the Blues as well as the Predators visiting the Oilers. Read more ...