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Ron Guillet

Ron Guillet is a former Editor-in-Chief of Lambda, Laurentian University’s campus newspaper, and freelance reporter at The Canadian Press. He is from Sudbury, Ontario, and is excited to contribute to the Ottawa Life team.
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Senators Must Remember Lehner is the Goaltender of the Future

Senators Must Remember Lehner is the Goaltender of the Future

Photo courtesy Losangeles.cbslocal.com Andrew Hammond’s stellar play between the pipes has injected life into the Ottawa Senators’ playoff hopes, but it’s important the organization remembers that Robin Lehner is their man moving forward. Not Hammond, nor Craig Anderson. At the time of writing [...]

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Redblacks Make Statement With Free Agent Acquisitions

Redblacks Make Statement With Free Agent Acquisitions

Photo courtesy of Ottawaredblacks.com The Ottawa Redblacks have no intention of finishing their sophomore campaign in the league basement. General manager Marcel Desjardins made that clear when he made a splash in the free agent waters by acquiring a trio of receivers in Brad Sinopoli, Greg Ellingson [...]

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Ottawa Hockey Analytics Outlined Where the Game is Headed

Ottawa Hockey Analytics Outlined Where the Game is Headed

The Ottawa Hockey Analytics conference at Carleton University showed how the game is evolving from a statistical standpoint. When author and advanced statistics writer Rob Vollman stated “we might make fun of plus-minus for its weaknesses and flaws” in front of a sold out crowd at the Ottawa Hockey [...]

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Senators Should Trade Anderson

Senators Should Trade Anderson

Photo courtesy of vavel.com Craig Anderson is in the midst of another superb campaign in which he has been the backbone of the Ottawa Senators…but it’s time to trade the 33-year-old goaltender. Anderson, at the time of writing this article, has registered a .929 save percentage, ranking him fourth [...]

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Chiu, Maas Tasked with Improving Redblacks

Chiu, Maas Tasked with Improving Redblacks

Jason Maas fields questions at a press conference. Photo credit: Lucy Scholey/Metro The Ottawa Redblacks will assign the arduous task of improving their offence on the respective shoulders of Bryan Chiu and Jason Maas. Chiu, who was hired as the team’s new offensive line coach on Dec. 23, held the [...]

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The Evolution of Turris as a Top Line Center

The Evolution of Turris as a Top Line Center

The Ottawa Senators struck gold with Kyle Turris when they acquired the 25-year-old center from the Phoenix—now Arizona—Coyotes for defenseman David Rundblad and a second-round pick in 2012. Turris’ time with the Coyotes came to a merciful end 25 days after he finally signed as a restricted free [...]

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Potential Soccer Growth in Ottawa Rests with Ottawa Fury

Potential Soccer Growth in Ottawa Rests with Ottawa Fury

Photo courtesy of Ottawa Fury With the Ottawa Fury FC having wrapped up their inaugural season in November, it is perhaps premature to start envisioning an MLS team in the nation’s capital. The NASL doesn’t employ a promotion and relegation system, so the Fury won’t play in the MLS by simply rocketing [...]

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Firing MacLean Won’t Solve the Senators’ Problems

Firing MacLean Won’t Solve the Senators’ Problems

Photo credit: Toronto Star You can’t supply a man with peanuts and expect a full course dinner. That woeful idiom aside, the Ottawa Senators decided it was time to part ways with head coach Paul MacLean on Monday, Dec. 8, in what appears to be a scapegoat move to remove some pressure from the organization. [...]

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Zibanejad is a Star Ready to Explode

Zibanejad is a Star Ready to Explode

Zibanejad attempts to knock a puck out of mid-air past Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer. Photo credit: Blair Gable/Reuters If you’re concerned about Mika Zibanejad ever realizing his potential after being a healthy scratch against the St. Louis Blues on November 25, don’t be. When Zibanejad [...]

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Redblacks Here to Stay

Redblacks Here to Stay

Chevon Walker fends off Argonaut Brendan Smith during a carry. Photo credit: Mike Carroccetto / METRO The Ottawa Redblacks are a work-in-progress, which was clear the moment they joined the CFL as an expansion team. Expansion teams don’t have a winning history in sports. Most of them struggle out [...]

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