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Silver Nuggets: King Lehner makes home debut; Our Swedes versus theirs

Robin Lehner: Thou shalt not score.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
Robin Lehner: Thou shalt not score. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
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The Ottawa Senators take on the Detroit Red Wings and get a good look at the Swedish powerhouse we hope to become. This game will feature eight Swedes, three from Ottawa (Daniel Alfredsson, Erik Karlsson and Robin Lehner) and five from Detroit (Jonathon Ericsson, Johan Franzen, Niklas Kronwall, Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg). Another Swede, Tomas Holmstrom is injured. With only seven Americans in this game, we might as well get Lyndon Slewidge to sing Du gamla, Du fria instead of the American anthem.

Here are today's links:

Last game

Tonight's game

  • As mentioned in the headline, Robin Lehner gets the start tonight. It is too bad his first home game is against the Red Wings, but he could always steal one I suppose. The high flying Red Wings, on national television on TSN, it is the big stage for Robin! (Citizen)
  • Game preview. (, Sens Extra)
  • Everyone predicts a loss tonight, including a 6-0 prediction (!). (Sens Extra)

A few more links after the jump.

General Sens News

  • Robin Lehner's thoughts on Martin Brodeur, as well as Colin Greening and Dan Cleary playing tonight. That's 17% of the Newfoundland population in this game. (Sun)

General Hockey News

  • Marc Savard could be done for the season. (TSN)
  • Jordan Staal will not be suspended despite sucker-punching Brandon Prust last night. (TSN)