Ottawa Senators defenceman Eric Gryba was assessed a two-game suspension by the NHL discipline department for his hit on the Montreal Canadiens' Lars Eller in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarter Finals.
They say to keep your friends close and your enemies closer. With the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens facing off on Thursday night, the Habs Eyes on the Prize approached us to do an inter-SB Nation blog Q&A. Here are the results.
By beating the Boston Bruins in the regular season's final game, the Ottawa Senators moved up to seventh place and gave the Northeast Division crown to Montreal, setting up the first-ever playoff matchup between the Sens and Canadiens.