January 25, 2013
Some Ottawa Senators just like their roommates
By BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Mark Stuart ties up Ottawa Senators right winger Erik Condra during NHL hockey in Winnipeg, Man. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. (BRIAN DONOGH/QMI Agency)

TAMPA - Old habits die hard.

While there was a time only grizzled veterans with more than 600 NHL games were able to get their own rooms on the road, the tradition was the victim of the collective bargaining agreement when the players fought for freedom.

Now, when the Senators hit the road only those on entry-level contracts -- Jakob Silfverberg, Mark Borowiecki and Patrick Wiercioch -- can have roommates, but a couple of guys aren't quite ready to welcome the new rules.



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