Silver Nuggets: Elliott starts again; Condra called up

The Ottawa Senators try to win consecutive games for the first time in seven weeks as they take on the New York Islanders tonight. The Senators will also be trying to end an eight game home losing streak.

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Tonight's game

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General Sens News

  • King Lehner Drago is also a trooper. He has no problem shuttling back and forth and doing as the Senators wish. (Sun)
  • The Senators are trying to avoid trade rumours, Chris Phillips hasn't yet given an indication if he will waive his no trade clause. Alex Kovalev is also ignoring the rumours. (Sun, Citizen)
  • A scan of Mike Fisher's letter to Ottawa, including some great pictures of his time in Ottawa. (Citizen)
  • Meanwhile, our very own Peter Raaymakers has been mentioned in the list of Top 26 Ottawa blogs. He was the only one to be mentioned twice! Once for this blog and also for his blog on transit in Ottawa. (Ottawa Start)

General Hockey News

  • The Anaheim Ducks traded a goon to Toronto for a goon to be drafted later. (TSN)
  • Penguins' GM Ray Shero doesn't think his team is dirty. He also has had a talk with Matt Cooke after every dirty hit. Well, alright then. As long as he had a talk. (Yahoo!)

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