Senators News: April 18th

-Ottawa plays Washington (24-17-2) tonight; the Caps are lead by Alexander Ovechkin (48 points) and backstopped by Braden Holtby (20-11-1 2.67 .917).  Craig Anderson will get the start and the Sens lineup remains unchanged.

Scott had the scoring chances in the Carolina game 19/16.

Gus Katsaros takes a look at Ottawa’s season (as well as Boston’s and Toronto’s), concluding:

When taking the injuries into consideration, it’s incredible that the Senators have as many positive Corsi games.

-I’m a bit puzzled by Senschirp‘s idea:

How do you reconcile the notion of a rebuild when there’s a constant stream of Sens drafts pick in their regular lineup?

Isn’t the nature of a rebuild involve a constant stream of young players enter the lineup?  Are there rebuilds made up of a constant stream of veteran players?  Senschirp wonders if the Sens have truly gone through a rebuild, but I think only he can answer that question as I’m not sure what his understanding of a rebuild is (I assume the confusion is because of how fast the Sens have returned to contention, but that actually has nothing to do with his question).

-As expected Cody Ceci and Matt Puempel have been added to Binghamton’s roster.

-Some housekeeping matters: Binghamton has changed radio station’s (which only impacts our friends south of the border); they’ve also had their playoff schedule posted despite not knowing their opponent.

This article is written by Peter Levi (@eyeonthesens)