Although Senator of Ottawa They have not yet signed a roster that is essential for the upcoming season with Brady Tkachuk, but they did sign a two-way contract with another player this weekend. They also brought in the skilled worker Tyler Ennis in the professional trials.
Sens’ prospect played two games with the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday and Monday. The training camp will begin at the Canadian Tire Center on September 22, when players will submit their pre-camp medical assessment. Some prospects from the Baby Sens camp will hope to impress general manager Pierre Dorion and head coach DJ Smith and give them a place on the list.
Also, did you see it? Tim Stutzle’s shot last year shocked many people, but on Sunday, his TikTok account showed that he exploded a watermelon to show his lethal release.
Hockey is back in Ottawa, there is a lot to watch in this issue of Senator News and Rumors by Hockey Writers, so let’s get started.
Ennis and Sens sign PTO
Tyler Ennis Sign a professional selection contract Sunday with the club. The 31-year-old has played for the Buffalo Sabres and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Last season, he also played with the Edmonton Oilers. Although he spent most of the last period of time resting on the taxi team, he played the penultimate role in the team during the early elimination by the Winnipeg Jets in the playoffs.
Ennis played for the Senators in the 2019-20 season. He contributed 14 goals and 33 points in 61 games. “Taylor played very well in Ottawa in the 2019-20 season. He has extensive NHL experience and we look forward to evaluating him at the beginning of the training camp,” General Manager Dorion said in a press release. “PTO is a great opportunity for him and us.”
If he has a strong camp, Ennis has added some veteran depth for the club to enter the season. If necessary, he can play two side lanes. In addition to being a potential offensive contributor, he will also play the role of a veteran on the bench to help some young prospects develop further in the league.
Logan Brown signs two-way contract
Speaking of prospects, this is not the contract solution most fans want, but it is still good news that the team can do this. Re-sign promising forward Logan Brown A one-year two-way contract worth 750,000 USD.
Brown played 13 games for the Senator American Hockey League club in Belleville last year, contributing 2 goals and 9 points. He also participated in an NHL game last season. “Logan is one of the most talented rookies in our organization,” Dorian said in a statement issued when signing. “He has many tools that can ultimately help him succeed in the NHL. We hope that starting next week, a fruitful summer can bring him a good training camp.”
Many people expect Brown to compete for a spot in the opening night lineup when he enters last year’s training camp. In 2019, he was called up to the big team shortly after the start of the season. It looks like he will get some solid experience that year, until the unfortunate injury derails his progress. In 30 NHL games in his career, Brown scored 9 points. In the past few seasons of the AHL, he scored a total of 79 points in 94 games.
Just before signing the new contract, Brown was spotted training on the ice with Tekachuk in St. Louis. According to reports, both players live in Show-Me State.
Although most of his Ottawa Senators teammates were in the city to prepare for the opening of the training camp at the Canadian Tire Center next Wednesday, Tkachuk celebrated his 22nd birthday at Show Me State, more than 1,600 kilometers away. The former skating took a turn in St. Louis with Blues forwards Robert Thomas and Vladimir Tarasenko.
“Brady Tkachuk is skating at Show Me State while waiting for his agent to reach an agreement with Ottawa.” Bruce Gariok, Ottawa Sun. September 16, 2021.
Matthew Tkachuk casts a shadow on Senator signing Brady soon
Tekachuk’s brother Matthew is currently signing with the Calgary Flames, Appeared on Sportsnet’s 31 Thoughts Podcast Last week, Senator fans raised some doubts about the upcoming signing of a new contract between the team and his brother Brady. Brady is a restricted free agent. According to reports, the senator offered him an eight-year, $8 million contract per season.
Report has been circulating Just the day before he appeared on the show with Jeff Marek and Elliott Friedman, the team and players were approaching a new contract. Matthew’s comments showed that Brady and Sens were “not too close” in reaching an agreement, and the entire family was negotiated on the agreement by the committee. Matthew said that Brady was “not as cruel as we were during this period, but he started to become more like a Tkachuk.”
With the start of the training camp this week, GM Dorion and his assistants will face pressure to make a deal so that Tkachuk will not start the season after eight goals without additional practice and game time to further develop the relationship with teammates. chemical reaction.
Sen’s potential client Pinto wore “C” on Saturday
Prospect Sean Pinto Wearing “C” Wearing his jersey in the home game against the Canadians on Saturday. Jacob Bernard-Docker and Cole Reinhardt wear “A”. Baby Sens head coach Troy Mann said that he and other staff made a decision on the position of captain on Friday. At the time of writing, it is not clear who will wear these letters at the club in Brossard, Quebec on Monday night.
Mann told nhl.com: “I think Shane was the most prominent player in terms of his two-way play and competition during the rookie camp.” “He stayed up late in the game and asked questions, so we I think he will be a good choice.”
Pinto did not expect him to be honored, but said in a press release that the experience was “very cool” and that he was “proud of it, and I’m glad we won.” The team Come from behindDue to the goals of Max Guenette and Mark Kastelic, they fell behind the Canadians 3-2 in the third quarter and won the game 4-3. Goalkeeper Leevi Meriläinen saved Saturday’s victory with this wonderful save:
Watermelon Stutzel High School
On Sunday, Steuzer showed his fatal blow on TikTok when he exploded the watermelon on the Internet. A great way to get the attention of NHL goalkeepers this season.The senator has extraordinary talent in this German-born player His scoring talent dazzled us last year.
This team sees Stutzle and others as a sign of the future success that the team will strive to achieve in the coming years. He is likely to have secured the top six positions, and many people expect him to become one of the Senate’s scoring leaders by the end of the year.
Camp starts this week
The players reported their pre-training physical to the Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday. Official news: Hockey is back in the capital, and there will be a lot of news next.Check out hockey writers frequently, because our senator writing team is working on files to keep you up to date and make sure to keep an eye on our Season preview Newest.
Mike Carter is a freelance writer and hockey writer and writer for the Buffalo Sabres NHLTtradeRumors.Me he is @mikecarterlives On Twitter. Mike has been writing professionally since 2012, having worked as a reporter in northern British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta. He now calls Salmon Eminem in British Columbia his home.