The Ottawa Senators
are a professional ice hockey
team based in Ottawa
. They are members of the Northeast Division
of the Eastern Conference
of the National Hockey League
(NHL). The Senators joined the NHL in 1992 as an expansion franchise. and as of the conclusion of the 2010–11 NHL season
, have made the Stanley Cup playoffs 12 of the last 13 seasons. 272 different players have worn the Senators jersey as of the end of the 2010–11 season; of them, 27 are goaltenders, while 245 are skaters.Daniel Alfredsson
is the only player in franchise history to win a major individual award in the NHL, winning the Calder Memorial Trophy
in 1996. Alfredsson is also currently captain of the Senators, as well as the team's all-time leader in regular season and playoff goals, assists and total points. Alfredsson leads the Senators in games played with 1,056; Chris Phillips
is second with 945 appearances. Chris Neil
is the all-time leader in penalty minutes accrued, with 1,683 minutes in 659 games in the regular season, and 131 minutes in 74 playoff games.Patrick Lalime
holds team records in most goaltending categories. Lalime leads all goaltenders in franchise history with regular season and playoff appearances, wins, and shutouts.
Appeared in a Senators game during the 2010–11 NHL season
<br> Stanley Cup winner, retired jersey
or elected to the Hockey Hall of FameThe seasons column lists the first year of the......