by NONA BLYTH CLOUD
Whenever I do a column centered around a theme, like a holiday or a season of the year, instead of focusing on a specific author, I am confronted with reams of truly awful poetry written for children. 1,550 more words
It started out a bit like any other mid-weeknight game of old-timers pickup hockey.
The Ottawa Senators of yesteryear strolled into the Canadian Tire Centre one by one Thursday evening, their well-worn hockey bags featuring a mish-mash of colours and logos. 992 more words
The biggest battle for Chris Neil Thursday at the Canadian Tire Centre was fighting back tears as he announced his retirement.
On the ice, he was a heart and soul player for the Senators for 16 seasons and as the 38-year-old Neil bid a tearful farewell to an outstanding career he made sure to thank everybody that helped along the way _ including the organization, the front office staff, the people in the building, his teammates and, of course, his wife Caitlin and their family. 869 more words
OTTAWA — Randy Ambrosie admits he has an emotional attachment to McMahon Stadium.
But he insists it won’t get in the way of him trying to have it replaced. 659 more words