• Senators ride 1st-period outburst to victory over Maple Leafs in home opener

    2 days ago - By CBC

    The Ottawa Senators couldn't have asked for a better start to the regular season. Not only did they beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday, they signed Brady Tkachuk to a seven-year contract extension hours earlier.
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  • Senators celebrate Tkachuk Day by capitalizing on sluggish Maple Leafs

    Senators celebrate Tkachuk Day by capitalizing on sluggish Maple Leafs

    2 days ago - By Sportsnet

    KANATA - Mere minutes before puck drop and mere hours after blessing young impact forward Brady Tkachuk with the second-richest contract in Ottawa Senators history, Pierre Dorion could not stop smiling.
    On Tuesday night, cost-conscious owner Eugene Melnyk loosened the purse strings and gave his general manager the greenlight to lock Tkachuk up long-term.
    “I've felt as powerful as I've ever felt,” Dorion beamed. And later: “We got the Leafs tonight.”
    That power surge might have transferred directly from Dorion to his players when the giddy executive high-fived Tim Stützle before his...
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  • Brady Tkachuk cap comparables: Can Senators star exceed expectations?

    Brady Tkachuk cap comparables: Can Senators star exceed expectations?

    2 days ago - By Sportsnet

    Brady Tkachuk 's 2021-22 campaign is already off to a scorching start.
    The Ottawa Senators winger inked a new seven-year, $57.5-million contract Thursday ahead of his team's home opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
    “Brady possesses a very dynamic skill set and is a prototypical power forward in today's NHL,” Senators general manager Pierre Dorion said in a press release. “He scores goals, he plays physical and exemplifies what it means to be a pro for all players in our organization.”
    Dorion on Brady: “He's the one who drives the bus for us.”
    - Wayne Scanlan October 14, 2021
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