Senators News: April 8th; Ottawa 1 Florida 2

-Ottawa lost 2-1 to Florida last night.  Craig Anderson made 15 saves in the loss (the Sens had 41 shots); Cory Conacher scored the only goal.  I only saw the first two periods of the game in which the Sens dominated the Panthers, so it was certainly a winnable game, but for all the bounces that went the Sens way earlier in the season they aren’t getting them now.  The result is a slap in the face to Paul MacLean who inexplicably decided this was a “must win” game (I don’t think we’ll hear that language from him again until a game truly is a “must win”).  Here’s the boxscore.

Mark Parisi offers his ups and downs for the Sens week that was.

Radek Bonk’s Mullet has joined The Silver Seven lineup and opens with an amusing look at Ottawa’s rink.

-Here’s a look at Binghamton at the 70-game mark.

-Binghamton lost 3-0 to Norfolk on Saturday.  Marc Cheverie made 28 saves in the loss; Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Hugh Jessiman were a team worst -3.  Buddy Robinson made his season debut.  Here’s the boxscore.

-Elmira and Florida are tied 1-1 in their playoff series, which has featured two lopsided scores (1-5 and 8-2).  Louie Caporusso has three points thus far and Ben Blood has picked up a helper.

Sarak Kwak talks about deadline deals for shootout specialists and how the shootout factors into playoff races.

This article is written by Peter Levi (@eyeonthesens)


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