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Locked On Senators - Daily Podcast On The Ottawa Senators

Locked On Podcast Network, Brandon Piller, Ross Levitan

Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller provide a safe space for Sens fans through lottery pick rebuilds, double overtimes in the Eastern Conference Finals and everything in between. The Locked On Senators podcast supplies insight, stats, opinions and interviews on all things surrounding the Senators organization. The key to staying up to date daily with the Ottawa and Belleville Senators is listening to Locked On Senators Podcast: Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. (@SensCentral on Twitter)

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Ottawa Senators Take One Step Closer To New Arena At LeBreton Flats + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 2-1
3d ago
Ottawa Senators Take One Step Closer To New Arena At LeBreton Flats + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 2-1
A memorandum of understanding!!!! The Ottawa Senators are as close to a downtown rink as they've been before, but this time ... it feels different! Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller dissect the news, players involved and next steps towards making this long awaited dream into reality. Then, we reach the pinnacle of our 2022 NHL Draft rankings with #2 Logan Cooley and #1 Shane Wright. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! BetOnline: Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ottawa Senators Take One Step Closer To New Arena At LeBreton Flats + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 2-1
3d ago
Ottawa Senators Take One Step Closer To New Arena At LeBreton Flats + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 2-1
A memorandum of understanding!!!! The Ottawa Senators are as close to a downtown rink as they've been before, but this time ... it feels different! Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller dissect the news, players involved and next steps towards making this long awaited dream into reality. Then, we reach the pinnacle of our 2022 NHL Draft rankings with #2 Logan Cooley and #1 Shane Wright. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! BetOnline: Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ottawa Senators Waiting On Imminent LeBreton Flats Update + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 4-3
4d ago
Ottawa Senators Waiting On Imminent LeBreton Flats Update + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 4-3
An enormous off-ice day for the city of Ottawa, the Senators and their fans. Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller discuss the potential for an NHL rink at LeBreton Flats and this déjà-vu feeling with the National Capital Commission set for morning meetings that should provide a clearer glimpse at the future of Canada's most prominent undeveloped land. Then we get back to our 2022 NHL Draft Rankings with #4 David Jiricek and #3 Juraj Slafkovsky. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Built Bar: Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Debating The Ottawa Senators 2021-22 Season MVP + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 6-5
5d ago
Debating The Ottawa Senators 2021-22 Season MVP + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 6-5
After the NHL Awards were handed out last night we do our awards for the Ottawa Senators! Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan take a look at who was deserving of some shine on this squad, our biggest debate is over who was the MVP, Brady Tkachuk or Anton Forsberg? Have your say on Twitter @SensCentral or comment on YouTube! We give shoutouts to all the Sens prospects who made their respective countries World Juniors lists. Zach Ostapchuk, Roby Jarventie, Leevi Merilainen, Tyler Kleven and Tyler Boucher! Our Prospect profile Rankings continue with #6 and #5. #6: Joakim Kemell and #5: Simon Nemec. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! BetOnline Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Should The Ottawa Senators Qualify RFA Adam Gaudette? + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 8-7
6d ago
Should The Ottawa Senators Qualify RFA Adam Gaudette? + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 8-7
We continue to take a look at the RFA's in the Ottawa Senators franchise and today's player is Adam Gaudette. Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan discuss what type of contract would Gaudette be eligible for, what is his role on this team and if it makes sense for the Sens to sign him or let him go. We continue our Prospect Profile Rankings with #8 and the Sens selection #7. #8 Cutter Gauthier and #7: Matthew Savoie. The Tampa Bay Lightning thrive back at home in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals and Philippe Daoust has a big performance in the first game of the Memorial Cup! Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Ottawa Senators Will Have A Decision To Make With Connor Brown + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 10-9
1w ago
The Ottawa Senators Will Have A Decision To Make With Connor Brown + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 10-9
The Sens rumour mill was in full swing this weekend, from Connor Brown to Filip Forsberg. Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller discuss the importance of keeping Connor Brown and what his next contract could look like before explaining why Forsberg was in the Nation's Capital over the weekend. Then, we turn our attention back to the 2022 NHL Draft with our rankings now into the top-10 with #10 Jonathan Lekkerimaki and #9 Frank Nazar. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! BetOnline: Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ottawa Senators Lose Another Member Of Their Front Office + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 12-11
Jun 17 2022
Ottawa Senators Lose Another Member Of Their Front Office + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 12-11
The Ottawa Senators are amidst one of the most pivotal off-seasons in recent history, yet they haven't done much, the most notable things have been people being subtracted from the front office team, rather than new additions. Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan discuss the Sens Assistant GM, Peter McTavish, leaving the organization and start to wonder if the franchise is setting itself up for a successful off-season or for another failed off-season. We continue our Prospect Profile Countdown with two very cloudy high risk, high reward type guys. #12: Brad Lambert and #11: Danila Yurov. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Why Daniel Alfredsson Must Be Inducted Into The Hockey Hall Of Fame + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 14-13
Jun 16 2022
Why Daniel Alfredsson Must Be Inducted Into The Hockey Hall Of Fame + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 14-13
It is time for the greatest Ottawa Senator of all time, Daniel Alfredsson, to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame!  Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan do our annual work of championing Alfredsson to be a Hall of Famer. We are joined by #FriendOfTheShow, Craig Medaglia, the social media master working with @AlfieToTheHall to amplify this movement. We chat about the reason why Alfie is deserving of such an honour, why some haters may have him off their list and some of his best moments from his time in Ottawa. We continue our Prospect Profile Countdown with two very highly rated defensemen. #14: Kevin Korchinski and #13: Pavel Mintyukov. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Built Bar: Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Projecting Ottawa Senators RFA Erik Brannstrom’s Next Contract + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 16-15
Jun 15 2022
Projecting Ottawa Senators RFA Erik Brannstrom’s Next Contract + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 16-15
The Ottawa Senators have finally given us some breaking news to discuss, and while we were recording! Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan react to the news of Dylan Gambrell signing a one year $950k deal to return to Ottawa. What role does he have on the team, is this a good value signing and what does this mean for other players in the organization? We also dive into what Erik Brannstrom's next contract could look like before getting back to our Draft Prospect profile Rankings with #16 and #15. #16: Ivan Miroschnichenko and #15: Denton Mateychuk. We discuss the likelihood of the Sens being interested in either of these prospects. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Projecting Ottawa Senators RFA Alex Formenton's Next Contract + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 18-17
Jun 14 2022
Projecting Ottawa Senators RFA Alex Formenton's Next Contract + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 18-17
RFA projection week continues! Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller discuss what Alex Formenton's next contract should look like after "Flash" established himself as a full-time NHLer while contributing 18 goals and 32 points this past season. We look at some comparables and future role before turning our attention back to our 2022 NHL Draft Rankings with #18 Conor Geekie and #17 Liam Öhgren. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Built Bar: Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Projecting Ottawa Senators RFA Mathieu Joseph's Next Contract + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 20-19
Jun 13 2022
Projecting Ottawa Senators RFA Mathieu Joseph's Next Contract + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 20-19
The Senators have had a slow off-season so far, but there has been talks that they are looking to add to their front office staff, but who and for what role? Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan discuss some potential candidates for Sens jobs. We also look into possibilities for RFA, Mathieu Joseph, and what his next contract could look like with Ottawa. We get into how many years each side would be looking for and what some comparable contracts were recently signed. We continue our Draft Prospect Profile Countdown and are into the teens now! #20: Jimmy Snuggerud and #19: Marco Kasper. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Athletic Greens Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/NHLNETWORK. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Why Did Anton Forsberg Receive A First Place Vote For The Bill Masterton Award + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 22-21
Jun 10 2022
Why Did Anton Forsberg Receive A First Place Vote For The Bill Masterton Award + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 22-21
As a #GoalieFriendlyShow we have to shine some light on Ottawa Senators goalie Anton Forsberg being nominated for the Bill Masterton Award.  Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller and joined by the only voter to give him a firsts place nod, Cory Lavalette, the sports editor for the North State Journal in North Carolina! So we have Cory on the show to explain why he felt Forsberg was the most deserving player for the award. We also continue our Draft Prospect Profile Rankings Countdown with #22 and #21. #22: Filip Mesar and #21: Rutger McGroarty. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! BetOnline: Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Senators Head Scout Trent Mann Sheds Light On Drafting Philosophy + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 24-23
Jun 9 2022
Senators Head Scout Trent Mann Sheds Light On Drafting Philosophy + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 24-23
As the 2022 NHL Draft gets closer and closer its always great to hear from the Ottawa Senators Head Scout, Trent Mann, as he sheds light on the Sens drafting philosophy and some of the decisions they made in the 2021 NHL Draft. Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan take a look at some of his quotes and try to understand why the Sens draft like they do. We also continue our Draft Prospect Profile Rankings Countdown with #24 and #23. #24: Owen Pickering and #23: Isaac Howard. Two great prospects with wide ranges from our trusted scouts. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Athletic Greens Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/NHLNETWORK. Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Latest On Pending UFA Claude Giroux + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 26-25
Jun 8 2022
The Latest On Pending UFA Claude Giroux + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 26-25
So you're telling me there's still a chance Claude Giroux comes home? Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller begin todays show discussing the likelihood that Claude Giroux would pick the Ottawa Senators in free agency after The Athletic wrote an in-depth piece on what Giroux could be looking for in his next destination. We also get into a "Rest vs Rust" debate with the Colorado Avalanche sitting idle while the Eastern Conference Final between Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers became tied at two after last night. Finally, we get back to our 2022 NHL Draft Rankings with #26 Nathan Gaucher and #25 Jiri Kulich. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please consider subscribing to our YOUTUBE channel. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Built Bar: Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline: Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Rock Auto: Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Can The Ottawa Senators Take Advantage Of Imploding Boston Bruins + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 28-27
Jun 7 2022
Can The Ottawa Senators Take Advantage Of Imploding Boston Bruins + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 28-27
First Bruce Cassidy, but now ... maybe David Pastrnak??? Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller discuss how the Ottawa Senators could benefit from the drastic changes (with more maybe to come) made by their division rivals Boston Bruins. We also get into the Sens behind-the-scenes video at the draft combine and if they dropped any hints at who they're interested in. Finally, we get back to our 2022 NHL Draft rankings with #28 Lian Bichsel and #27 Tristan Luneau. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Built Bar: Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline: Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Rock Auto: Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Will The Senators Really Start 2022-23 With Three Goalies In Ottawa? + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 30-29
Jun 6 2022
Will The Senators Really Start 2022-23 With Three Goalies In Ottawa? + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 30-29
We're a #GoalieFriendlyShow, but how many goalies is too many goalies? Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan discuss Pierre Dorion confirming that the Ottawa Senators are open to using three goalie (Anton Forsberg, Matt Murray and Filip Gustavsson) in the NHL next season. This never works, so why would Dorion suggest it? We also continue our Prospect Profiles Rankings Countdown with #30 and #29. #30: Ryan Chesley and #29: Jack Hughes (no not that Jack Hughes). And we wrap up the show talking NHL Playoffs. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Athletic Greens Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/NHLNETWORK. BetOnline Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Which Ottawa Senators Under Contract Will Not Be Back Next Season + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 32-31
Jun 3 2022
Which Ottawa Senators Under Contract Will Not Be Back Next Season + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 32-31
We have profiled 32 prospects already and are heading into our first round projections. So which prospect are each of us hoping the Sens choose with pick #39? Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan each give their top guy for the first second round selection, Pillzy goes with Ty Nelson and Ross chose Owen Beck. We also answer some of the remaining listener questions including which Ottawa Senators (still under contract) have played their last games with the squad. We continue our Prospect profiles Rankings Countdown with #32 and #31. #32: Luca Del Bel Belluz and #31: David Goyette. And we finish off the episode with rumours about the Sens as heard on 32 Thoughts the podcast. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! BetOnline Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Could The Ottawa Senators Trade Up In The First Round + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 35-33
Jun 2 2022
Could The Ottawa Senators Trade Up In The First Round + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 35-33
We've talked about the Senators using the 7th overall pick in multiple different ways. Maybe they use it to trade for a top 6 forward, to trade for a top 4 defenceman or maybe they just keep it. But what about trading up to acquire a better prospect? Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan tinker with the idea that maybe a they could make a deal with the Devils for 2nd overall. We also look back at the Ottawa Senators only Stanley Cup Finals win 15 years ago. Our Prospect Profiles Ranking Countdown continues with #35, #34 and #33. #35: Jagger Firkus, #34: Seamus Casey and #33: Danny Zhilkin. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Ottawa Senators Will Not Be Playing Games In Quebec City + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 38-36
Jun 1 2022
The Ottawa Senators Will Not Be Playing Games In Quebec City + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 38-36
No games coming up in Quebec City for the Ottawa Senators. Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller discuss the CTV report that talks are dead between the organization and Quebecor, the company that was set to put forward a financial package for the Sens to play 5 regular season games in Quebec City. Then, we answer some fun listener questions before returning to our 2022 NHL Draft Rankings with #38 Adam Ingram, #37 Calle Odelius and #36 Gleb Trikozov. Follow the show on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and please subscribe on YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Rock Auto: Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. BetOnline: Today's Episode is brought to you by BetOnline. BetOnline has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Stanley Cup Playoffs Update + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 41-39
May 31 2022
Stanley Cup Playoffs Update + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 41-39
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are down to just four teams remaining! Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan discuss which series storyline is juicer: McDavid vs. MacKinnon or Vasilevskiy vs. Shesterkin? We take a look from the Sens Abroad angle, which former Senators do we want to hoist the Cup the most? We continue our Prospect Profiles Rankings Countdown with #41-39. #41: Sam Rinzel, #40: Noah Ostend and #39: Owen Beck. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jason Spezza Retires, SensCentral Citizen Jonas Søgaard + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 44-42
May 30 2022
Jason Spezza Retires, SensCentral Citizen Jonas Søgaard + 2022 NHL Draft Rankings 44-42
Sens legend, Jason Spezza, has retired from the NHL, so we take a look back at the legacy he had in Ottawa. Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan go over the glory days of Spezza and the Pizza line, where he ranks in list of all time greatest Senators and some of his top highlights. We have a very special SensCentral Citizen today! Jonas Søgaard, Mads Søgaard's older brother, joins the show to tell us how he became a Sens fan, what it was like having his brother drafted to his favourite team and helps us with some helmet design brainstorming! We also continue our Draft Prospect Profile Rankings with #44-42. #44: Vladimir Grudinin, #43: Ty Nelson and #42: Alexander Perevalov. Check us out on TWITTER and YOUTUBE! Support us by supporting our sponsors! BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices