Senators Fire Coach Paul MacLean

The Ottawa Senators today announced the firing of head coach Paul MacLean. Details to follow on his replacement.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: Can’t say I’m surprised by this.  Though MacLean won the Jack Adams Trophy as NHL Coach of the Year in 2013, the...

NHL Canadian Corner – December 8, 2014

Game recaps, the Canadiens lack a true first-line center, the Maple Leafs to rely on Jonathan Bernier and the Flames no longer need moral victories.  EDMONTON JOURNAL: The Oilers snapped their 11-game winless skid as they squeaked past the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on a...

NHL Canadian Corner – December 7, 2014

Game recaps plus an update on Mark Scheifele and the latest on the woeful Edmonton Oilers.  NATIONAL POST/THE PROVINCE: Depth on the Toronto Maple Leafs third and fourth lines have paid off this season, notably in their 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday....

NHL Canadian Corner – December 6, 2014

Jets defeat the Avalanche, Blackhawks beat the Canadiens, reaction to Oilers GM Craig MacTavish’s press conference, updates on Phil Kessel and Matt Stajan, and the latest on the Canucks and Senators.  WINNIPEG SUN: Bryan Little’s hat trick lifted the...

NHL Canadian Corner – December 5, 2014

Game recaps, Daniel Alfredsson bides farewell to Senators fans, and the latest on the Oilers, Jets and Canadiens.  OTTAWA SUN: The Ottawa Senators failed to get a win on the night Daniel Alfredsson officially retired and said his goodbyes to Senators fans, falling 2-1...

NHL Canadian Corner – December 4, 2014

Jets down the Oilers, Canadiens fall to the Wild, Daniel Alfredsson returns to Ottawa tonight to end his NHL career, updates on Bob Hartley and Bo Horvat and the latest on the Maple Leafs.  WINNIPEG FREE PRESS/EDMONTON SUN: An overtime goal by Mathieu Perreault lifted...