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Senators shouldnt expose Bobby Ryan to expansion draft

Senators shouldnt expose Bobby Ryan to expansion draft
Published On: Sat, May 27
Mar 8, 2015; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) makes a toe save on a shot from Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne (8). The Senators defeated the Flames 5-4 in a shootout at the Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Moments after the devastation, during the question and answer period that followed four and a quarter periods of high drama hockey, Bobby Ryan was pressed for his inner most thoughts.

Lets get the hell back to Ottawa, said the Senators winger. I just want to go home, to be honest with you. I think well talk about the rest of the stuff in a couple of days, when we have time to reflect a little bit. Too early for anything else, really.

There will be plenty of reflecting on the great season that was during locker clean out day, which is Saturday " or about two weeks sooner than the Senators had planned. There will also be a lot of talk about what theyll say is a promising future.

That may or may not be true.

The last time Guy Boucher 1-3-1 coached a team to the Eastern Conference final, it missed the playoffs the following season and he was fired midway through the one after that. Time, and the improvement of the teams that missed the post-season tournament altogether, will tell how promising their future is.

The next order of hockey business for the Senators is finalizing their protected list for the June 21st expansion draft. Which brings us back to Ryan.

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