Dave Gross

Copy Editor / Sports Writer

Dave is an accomplished writer, editor, and broadcaster with more than 20 highly successful years in newspaper, television, radio, and communications. He has written for both the Ottawa Sun and Citizen as well as for national publications like The Hockey News and the National Post. At Postmedia News, Dave worked as a national editor/hockey and football writer for five years. His television experience includes reporting stints with CKCO-TV (Kitchener) and A-Channel (Ottawa). As for radio, Dave has been heard locally on both TEAM 1200 (now TSN 1200), CFRA and 1310NEWS. Raised in Montreal, Dave has also spent time in Toronto and Owen Sound (where he paid his dues!). He arrived in his new home of Ottawa in 1999.
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Not all miserable in Senator land

Not all miserable in Senator land

Photo credit: NHLI via Getty Images Well now, wasn’t that a party? Not the kind where everyone has a festive time and hugs, good feelings and smiles are shared around the room. Nope, this was more of the kind of party where your guests drink too much, break some chairs, accidentally let the [...]

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Senators roster shuffle is a case of who’s-who

Senators roster shuffle is a case of who’s-who

Photo credit: NHLI via Getty Images Agatha Christie has nothing on the Ottawa Senators. Her classic thriller, And Then There Were None, details the story of a number of guests travelling to a deserted island following a mysterious invitation. One by one the guests are picked off. Ottawa’s lineup [...]

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Karlsson’s return trip anything but joyous

Karlsson’s return trip anything but joyous

Photo courtesy NHLI via Getty Images I think for all the parties involved, the day they were looking most forward to was Sunday. Not Saturday. Be it Erik Karlsson or Pierre Dorion or Chris Tierney or Pete DeBoer or Guy Boucher, to a man, getting this circus out of town and over and done with was [...]

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Karlsson returns to capital

Karlsson returns to capital

Photo courtesy NHLI via Getty Images So, I imagine there will be a little bit of interest in this one. Saturday, the best player in Ottawa Senator franchise history makes his return to the capital. Yup, that would be one Erik Karlsson whose relatively anonymous season on the west coast gets thrust [...]

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November blues? Watch hockey

November blues? Watch hockey

Photo courtesy NHLI via Getty Images November, from where we sit, has to be the dreariest month on the calendar. Windy, cold and dark (most years; this year), November is ‘King of the Blahs.’ With this valuable information in hand we say, thank God for hockey. And thank God for good [...]

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Senators need to bear and bare down

Senators need to bear and bare down

I don’t know Mike McKenna. I sure don’t know Craig Anderson. But I feel for them. Really. The Ottawa Senators are many things – young and untried, but rich in potential in many areas – but giving a crap about helping out their netminders is not one of them. At least that [...]

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Senators can’t stop the onslaught

Senators can’t stop the onslaught

Photo credit: NHLI via Getty Images The Buffalo Bills can’t seem to score touchdowns. No problem for the Buffalo Sabres though. (Plus a two-point conversion). That 9-2 pounding by Buffalo’s hockey team on the foreheads of the Ottawa Senators Saturday afternoon represented a very low point [...]

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Senators up-and-down season so far is not a bad thing

Senators up-and-down season so far is not a bad thing

Photo credit: NHLI via Getty Images National Hockey League brain-boxes like to measure the success rate of their hockey club in 10-game segments. So, here we sit roughly 10 games into the season with lots to mull over. Here’s a glance at how Canada’s seven teams are faring so far . . [...]

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In the NHL, it’s early but . . .

In the NHL, it’s early but . . .

Photo credit: NHLI via Getty Images It’s never really too early to start spinning a good tale. So, here we sit, less than a month into the National Hockey League season with plenty of storylines crying for attention. Given we live in an age of relentless social media, news and notions get hyper [...]

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Youth plunge makes for great entertainment

Youth plunge makes for great entertainment

Photo credit: NHLI via Getty Images Who knew that the low end of the cycle could be so much – well - fun? Because, I don’t even need to tell you (but apparently, I will) that the Ottawa Senators are clearly at the low end. And this is unlikely to change in the immediate future. But what [...]

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