The Senators were absolutely destroyed by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs last year. They lost their leading playoff scorer and leader Daniel Alfredsson without getting anything in return after he jumped ship in the off season to play in Detroit. They also lost arguably their second best defenseman in Sergei Gonchar and in losing these two players became the youngest team in the NHL. With all of this having happened to the Sens really have a shot to compete for the Stanley Cup this year?
The answer is yes and here is why:
Erik Karlsson was simply not himself in the Stanley Cup Playoffs last year after returning from the achilles injury suffered at the hands of Matt Cooke...Read More