Silver Nuggets: Sens visit the Flames, Elliott starts

  • UPDATE: Brian Elliott will start in net for the Senators. Chris Kelly missed the morning skate, but should be fine to go when the puck drops. (Mendes)
  • The Ottawa Senators last victory in Calgary, against the Flames? More than seven years ago. (Province)
  • With that in mind, the Sens are going to make sure not to underestimate the Flames tonight. (Sun)
  • Milks is the odd man out on the prediction panel again today; everyone else is calling for an Ottawa Senators win. (Citizen)
  • Daniel Alfredsson, Alex Kovalev, Andy Sutton and Matt Carkner all missed practice yesterday, but don't worry: They're expected to be in the lineup tonight. (Citizen)
  • Points are always important in the league, but they're especially important now, as the Senators try to keep pace (and overcome) the Sabres for the Northeast Division lead. (Citizen)

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  • UPDATE: The Flyers are only four points back of Ottawa, and they've got two games in hand, and they're climbing up the East quickly; will they catch Ottawa--or even Pittsburgh? (Broadstreet Hockey)
  • Rumours are out there that Anton Volchenkov's agent rejected a five-year contract extension offered by the Senators before the Olympics. Regardless of what happens, the Sens may also try to re-sign Sutton--both coming back would really be something. (Sun)
  • Neat interview with Peter Regin about hockey in Denmark. (Daily Observer)
  • Playoff hopes long gone, the B-Sens won their fourth straight road game on Wednesday against the Manchester Monarchs.Josh Hennessy scored 2G and 1A in the 4-1 win. (OSC)

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