The Sens are a team that went to the Stanley Cup final two years ago before suffering a disappointing season in 2007-08.
They have a new coach and now no more Ray Emery.
Can the Senators turn it around and make a fresh start next season? Have your say in our forum.
The Sens were watching the Leafs win those games at the end of the season so they (the Sens)went into the tank so just in case the Leafs made the 8th spot they wouldn't have to play them and face ANOTHER EMBARRASSING 1st round loss to the Leafs.
As if this isn't going to be embarrassing enough when the Pens knock you off anyway.
Ok go ahead say it ....only the twisted mind of a Leaf fan could think that up but I watch the Sens year after year make excuses for their not being able to win the Cup...well its time to "PUT UP OR SHUT UP"
a humble Leaf fan, 2008-04-12 09:01:08
Something is missing on that team - it's called a leader who takes no prisoners. They should have paid the price to get Gary Roberts last year. That might have put them over the top.
They are going to lose Wade Redden in the off-season, so there goes another one of their main players.
Alfredsson is getting older and will start to slow down in a few years, so if they don't make some major moves this summer, they are going to be left in the dust of other teams who are improving.
gordholio, 2008-04-12 05:07:00
The reason for Bell's driving problem - he was drunk. This is not a good excuse, but after time and a cup of coffee he's sober.
What's Heatley's explanation? Unfortunately it's an IQ equal to the number on his sweater, and there's no cure for stupid - that's how he'll be for the rest of his life.
And therein lies the biggest problem for the Senators. Alfie has a good head on his shoulders which unfortunately was almost knocked off by Bell, but Heatley, and Spezza for the matter, are dumb as stumps.
Jake, 2008-04-11 19:40:30
Sens have a great franchise with many franchise players.
The have made the playoffs every year since 1997. They made it to the Stanley cup final last year.
Their modern era has not been that long of a time and they will win a cup soon
The only people craping on the Sens are the Media and Leaf fans who both blow things way out of proportion and spend way to much time bashing other teams for publicity or self assurance
Matt, 2008-04-11 17:40:53