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Club History - 1915

With the emergence of Clint Benedict, the Senators tried to trade netminder Percy LeSueur to Vancouver for Frank Nighbor, but the veteran goalie would not go to the coast. LeSueur finally went to the Ontarios in return for Fred Lake. This would prove to be a wise move as Benedict would lead the league with a 3.30 goals-against-average. After acquiring Art Ross to bolster the defense, the Sens moved up Eddie Gerard to the forward line.

Longtime rivals Ottawa and the Wanderers won their opening games to go to the top of the league and from then on it was a battle between these teams for first place. The race was so close that they were never separated by more that one game, with both teams finishing the season with a 14-6 record. The Wanderers however, scored a whopping 127 goals, 53 more than the Senators.

 

Edward George (Eddie) Gerard


A star participant in football, paddling, cricket, tennis, lacrosse and hockey, Eddie Gerard was born in Ottawa, on February 22, 1890. Eddie turned professional with the Ottawa Senators in the 1913-14 season and became the captain in 1920. In his ten years with the team, he was on four Stanley Cup winners. He died in Ottawa at the age of 47 on August 7, 1937.

 


1915 STATS


FINAL STANDINGS
TEAM W L GF GA
Ottawa 14 6 74 65
Wanderers 14 6 127 82
Quebec 11 9 85 85
Toronto 8 12 66 84
Ont.-Shams. 7 13 76 96
Canadiens 6 14 65 81
         
SCORING SUMMARY    
NAME GP G    
Broadbent, Harry 20 24    
Darragh, Jack 17 13    
Graham, Leth 17 9    
Gerard, Eddie 19 7    
Duford, Angus 12 7    
Shore, Hamby 20 5    
Ross, Art 16 3    
Merrill, Horace 20 3    
Bell, Billy 12 1    
Lake, Fred 2 0    
Sullivan 1 0    
         
GOALKEEPERS
NAME GP GA SO GAA
Benedict, Clint 20 65 0 3.30
   

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
3 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
4 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
5 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
6 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
7 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
8 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Karlsson 82 20 54 -15 74
J. Spezza 75 23 43 -26 66
K. Turris 82 26 32 22 58
C. MacArthur 79 24 31 12 55
B. Ryan 70 23 25 7 48
A. Hemsky 75 13 30 -15 43
M. Michalek 82 17 22 -25 39
M. Zibanejad 69 16 17 -15 33
M. Methot 75 6 17 0 23
P. Wiercioch 53 4 19 -1 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Anderson 25 16 8 .911 3.00
R. Lehner 12 15 6 .913 3.06