Ottawa Senators in History

Events in Sport

  • 1905-01-16 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators rout Dawson City (Yukon), 23-2 for 2-0 series sweep; most lopsided challenge playoff game in history; Frank McGee 14 goals
  • 1905-03-11 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Rat Portage Thisles, 5-4 for 2-1 challenge series victory
  • 1910-01-07 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (ON), 3-1 for a 2-0 sweep of challenge series
  • 1910-01-20 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators outclass Edmonton HC, 13-7 for a 2-0 sweep of challenge series
  • 1910-03-05 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Senators, 3-1
  • 1911-03-13 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (ON), 7-4
  • 1911-03-16 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur Bearcats (ON), 13-4
  • 1915-03-26 Stanley Cup Final, Denman Arena, Vancouver, BC: Barney Stanley scores 5 goals as Vancouver Millionaires beat Ottawa Senators, 12-3 for a 3-0 sweep of first non-challenge series; Vancouver first PCHA champions
  • 1917-11-26 NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
  • 1917-12-22 In the NHL's first official week of play, 3 players score hat tricks in the same game, for the same team; Corb Denneny, Reg Noble, & Harry Meeking each score 3 for the Toronto Arenas in an 11-4 win over the Ottawa Senators

Sports record brokenNHL Record

1919-02-18 Cy Denneny of NHL Ottawa Senators scores record 52nd goal

NHL Star Cy Denneny
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Cy Denneny
  • 1919-03-06 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens beat Ottawa Senators, 3 games to 1 with 1 tie

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1920-03-10 NHL's Quebec Bulldog Joe Malone scores 6 goals vs Ottawa Senators

Ice Hockey Player Joe Malone
Ice Hockey Player
Joe Malone
  • 1920-04-01 Stanley Cup Final, Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, ON: Jack Darragh scores a hat-trick as Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA), 6-1 for a 3-2 series win
  • 1921-04-04 Stanley Cup Final, Denman Arena, Vancouver, BC: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 2-1 for a 3-2 series victory
  • 1921-04-14 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games

  • 1922-03-13 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games
  • 1923-02-17 Ottawa left wing Cy Denneny passes Joe Malone as all-time NHL goal scoring leader; scores his 143rd career goal in Senators' 2-0 win over Montreal Canadiens
  • 1923-03-09 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2
  • 1923-03-31 Stanley Cup Final, Denman Arena, Vancouver, BC: Ottawa Senators (NHL) edge Edmonton Eskimos (WCHL), 1-0 for a 2-0 series sweep
  • 1924-03-11 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweeps Ottawa Senators in 2 games
  • 1924-12-17 The Hamilton Tigers and Ottawa Senators battle out the first scoreless game in NHL history; Jake Forbes (Hamilton) and Alex Connell (Ottawa) each record shutouts
  • 1927-04-13 Stanley Cup Final, Ottawa Auditorium, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, 3-1 for a 2-0-2 series win
  • 1934-01-23 New York Rangers' left wing Murray Murdoch plays his 400th straight NHL game in a 5-2 win over Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden, NYC; streak reaches 508 consecutive games
  • 1991-12-20 NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning & Ottawa Senators
  • 1992-06-18 Ottawa Senators make goalie Peter Sidorkiewicz their 1st draft
  • 1992-10-08 Ottawa Senators 1st NHL game
  • 1993-04-10 Ottawa Senators win 1st road game (Islanders) after 38 straight loses
  • 1993-06-26 NHL Draft: Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL) center Alexandre Daigle first pick by Ottawa Senators
  • 1994-02-26 St Louis Blues beat Ottawa Senators 11-1
  • 1995-07-08 NHL Draft: Detroit Jr. Red Wings (OHL) defenceman Bryan Berard first pick by Ottawa Senators
  • 1996-01-25 Ottawa Senators set an NHL record with 16th consecutive home game without a win (0-15-1) in a 4-2 loss to Detroit at the Palladium; old record (15) shared by 1928 Black Hawks & 1939 Canadiens
  • 1996-04-13 Ottawa Senators eliminate Stanley Cup Champs NJ Devils from playoff
  • 1996-06-22 NHL Draft: Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) defenceman Chris Phillips first pick by Ottawa Senators
  • 1997-12-31 Buffalo's Czech NHL goalie Dominik Hasek stops 36 shots for his 27th career shutout in Sabres' 3-0 win over Ottawa Senators; his 6th shutout in month of December; first since George Hainsworth in 1928-29 to achieve the feat
  • 1999-12-03 Ottawa Senators' right wing Kevin Dineen becomes 5th player in NHL history to score 300 career goals and record 2,000 penalty minutes; picks up a misconduct penalty in 7-4 loss to NJ Devils
  • 2003-05-23 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Ottawa Senators, 4 games to 3
  • 2007-05-19 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Ottawa Senators beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 1
  • 2007-06-06 Stanley Cup Final, Honda Center, Anaheim, CA: Anaheim Ducks defeat Ottawa Senators, 6-2 for a 4-1 series win; Ducks' first Championship

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1890-12-04 Jack Darragh, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Stanley Cup 1911, 20-21, 23; Ottawa Senators), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1924)

Person of interestCy Denneny

1891-12-23 Cy Denneny, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing (NHL leading scorer 1923-24), born in Farran's Point, Ontario (d. 1970)

NHL Star Cy Denneny
NHL Star
Cy Denneny
  • 1894-06-14 Jack Adams, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Vancouver Millionaires, Toronto St. Patricks; Ottawa Senators) and coach / GM (Detroit Red Wings), born in Fort William, Ontario (d. 1968)
  • 1952-10-01 Jacques Martin, Canadian NHL coach, executive (Ottawa Senators, Florida Panthers, Montreal Canadiens), born in Rockland, Ontario
  • 1961-05-10 Randy Cunneyworth, Canadian NHL left wing (Pittsburgh Penguins, Hartford Whalers) and coach (Atlanta Thrashers, Montreal Canadiens), born in Etobicoke, Ontario
  • 1962-12-14 Chris Dahlquist, American NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Fridley, Minnesota
  • 1964-12-17 Frank Musil, Pardubice Cze, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1965-06-30 Steve Duchesne, Canadian NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Sept-Îles, Quebec, Canada
  • 1967-10-30 Pat Elynuik, Canadian NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan
  • 1969-04-10 Dennis Vial, Canadian NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
  • 1969-04-14 David Archibald, Chilliwack, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1969-05-28 Damian Rhodes, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1970-01-20 Rob Gaudreau, American ice hockey player (Ottawa Senators), born in Cranston, Rhode Island
  • 1970-01-30 Scott Levins, American NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1970-02-14 Sean Hill, American NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1970-02-25 Troy Mallette, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1971-02-27 Jaroslav Modry, Czech NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in České Budějovice, Czechia
  • 1971-08-06 Mike Bales, Saskatoon, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1972-09-08 Trent McCleary, Canadian NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Swift Current, Canada
  • 1972-12-11 Daniel Alfredsson, Swedish NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1973-11-05 Alexei Yashin, Russian NHL center (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Ottawa Senators), born in Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • 1974-11-29 Pavol Demitra, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators, Blues), born in Dubnica nad Váhom, Slovakia (d. 2011)
  • 1975-02-07 Alexandre Daigle, NHL center (Ottawa Senators), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1975-12-22 Stanislav Neckar, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Olympic gold 1998), born in České Budějovice, Czech Republic
  • 1976-01-09 Radek Bonk, Czech NHL center (Ottawa Senators, Team Czech), born in Krnov, Czech Republic

Deaths in Sport

  • 1924-06-28 Jack Darragh, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Stanley Cup 1911, 20-21, 23; Ottawa Senators), dies of peritonitis at 33
  • 1968-05-01 Jack Adams, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Vancouver Millionaires, Toronto St. Patricks; Ottawa Senators) and coach / general manager (Detroit Red Wings), dies at 73

Person of interestCy Denneny

1970-09-10 Cy Denneny, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing (NHL leading scorer 1923-24), dies at 78

NHL Star Cy Denneny
NHL Star
Cy Denneny