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Game eight: Ottawa Senators v. Nashville Predators

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Nashville Predators
@ Ottawa Senators

Thursday, Oct 22, 2009, 7:30 PM EDT
Scotiabank Place

Enemy: On The Forecheck

TV: Sportsnet Radio: TEAM 1200

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Finally, we've got another game. Here's Ottawa's lineup for tonight:


Kovalev-Fisher-Alfredsson
Michalek-Spezza-Cheechoo
Foligno-Regin-Neil
Ruutu-Kelly-Shannon
(inj: Winchester; Scratch: Donovan)
Phillips-Volchenkov
Picard-Karlsson
Carkner-Campoli
(inj: Kuba)
Leclaire
Elliott

Darren's Take: This game marks the triumphant return of Peter Regin, who missed three games with a shoulder injury. He'll take to the ice against the only team with a power play that is worse than the Senators'. Hopefully, the Senators take advantage of playing an offensively-challenged team (that is missing key forward Jason Arnott) and give the Predators the same kind of warm welcome they gave to the Tampa Bay Lightning. A note of caution though: the Predators have historically done very, very well against Pascal Leclaire, who will be starting in net for the Sens.

Also, here's hoping a banged-up Jason Spezza and linemate Jonathan Cheechoo manage to get their first goals of the season to silence some of their critics.

Be sure to join along in the comments once the puck drops at 7:30pm!