Next Up...Ottawa...not Looking Any Further!!
Thursday, January 29th, 2008
When all you read about the Ottawa Senators today are distinct and pointed remarks made from their owner Eugene Melnyk it really does worry all of us in
This was a team that at the beginning of the year was one of the favorites to win the eastern conference. In the off season, this was a team that had goaltending issues with Ray Emery. He is now an all-star playing in the KHL. Recent video today has him beating up his trainer in the hallway during a recent game. This is a team that continues to battle with goaltending issues today. Martin Gerber has cleared waivers and is going to the AHL for a conditioning slate for 2 weeks. Rookie Brian Elliot will play his 7 straight game tonight and the CBJ will face Alex Auld who has not seen action since January 7th. This was a team that has had more trade rumors speculated all year long with super star Jason Spezza. He was apparently even coming to
They are currently a desperate team. Behind the scenes,
What can be said about the play of the CBJ recently? They are competing and have dug in for the long haul. They are getting healthier and the hunger to play will be determined on a minute to minute basis. The team is beginning to have options for its availability of talent and role players. The prognosis is positive, especially with team playing in the midst of 8 of the next 10 at home!!