Open Thread: Senators at Sabres

An open thread for commenting on the pre-season game as Ottawa visits Buffalo.

Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m., TV: TSN5/RDS

Sens Roster:


  • Matt O'Connor gets the start, while Chris Driedger will get to play halfway through
  • Jared Cowen already looked uncomfortable in his first game. Let's see if that's just first-game jitters. After all, he hadn't played an actual game since March.
  • A slimmer Chris Neil looks quicker - was it a mirage, or will we see that again tonight?
  • Interesting that there's no Erik Karlsson, Marc Methot, Cody Ceci, Mark Borowiecki, or Patrick Wiercioch on D. Looks like Cameron has already decided his top five.
  • I'd love to see Prince-Pageau-Lazar, but I'll settle for Michalek-Pageau-Lazar. Either way, that line should be dynamite.

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