A reason for optimism in Ottawa

Author:
Publish date:

The 2008-09 NHL season has been hard for Ottawa Senators fans like myself.

Falling short of the playoffs this year was a tough pill to swallow, but I'd like to say thanks to my Sens for not giving up, even when things weren't looking so hot.

A lot of people were saying the Sens should tank so they could get a higher pick in the draft, but instead they picked up their game under coach new coach Cory Clouston and played their best hockey all year.

These last games for Ottawa have been so much fun to watch and have me really looking forward to next season.

So, thanks for a great finish to the season and best of luck next year.

Go Sens Go!

Aren Van Volkingburgh, Ottawa

TOP HEADLINES

Gabriel Landeskog
Play

Top UFA Gabriel Landeskog Signs Long-Term Deal With Avalanche

Don't worry, Avs fans. He's not going anywhere.

Tyler Johnson
Play

Blackhawks Acquire Tyler Johnson, Trade Seabrook's Contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded Tyler Johnson and the team's 2023 second-round pick to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for defenseman Brent Seabrook.

Nate Schmidt
Play

Canucks Send Nate Schmidt to Winnipeg

The Vancouver Canucks have acquired a third-round pick in 2022 - the same round and year that the Canucks moved to get him last year - from Winnipeg in exchange for defenseman Nate Schmidt.