sPeCiaL teams

Past
(1-3-1) OTT 3, NYR 2 TOR 5, OTT 4 NYI 3, OTT 2, (SO) PHI 2, OTT 1 BOS 2, OTT 1 (OT)

senators: PP 16.9% (19th), PK 89.1% (2nd) Bruins: PP 16.2% (20th), PK 92.1% (1st)

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Bruins (16-3-3) at senators (13-8-4)

GameDay
TONIGHT, 7:30 P.M., ScOTIabaNk Place
leFT WING

Past

(3-2-0) BOS 3, PHI 0 BOS 4, TOR 2, WSH 4, BOS 3, (OT) MTL 4, BOS 3 BOS 3, TBL 2 raDIO: TeaM 1200
P +/- PIM PP SH GW 13 -2 25 1 0 1 13 3 12 1 0 1 11 2 10 1 0 1 11 5 2 1 0 1 10 5 4 0 0 0 10 -3 28 0 0 0 10 6 8 2 1 2 9 5 20 0 0 0 8 1 6 2 0 0 8 3 4 2 0 0 7 6 10 1 1 1 6 1 31 1 0 0 6 2 73 0 0 2 5 3 2 1 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 1 5 -3 4 1 0 0 4 1 20 0 0 0 3 -6 8 0 0 0 2 -4 4 0 0 0 2 -6 5 0 0 0 SA GA GAA Sv Sv% SO 253 19 2.54 234 .925 0 116 6 1.90 110 .948 0 S 55 56 45 34 28 46 63 41 37 40 64 44 47 12 26 31 27 24 29 17 G A 0 0 0 0 S% 9.1 7.1 2.2 11.8 7.1 4.3 9.5 7.3 5.4 12.5 6.3 6.8 6.4 16.7 3.8 16.1 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 PIM 0 0

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GP 24 25 22 24 15 25 14 25 21 19 25 25 25 5 20 21 25 11 18 16 GS W 7 4 3 1 G 5 4 1 4 2 2 6 3 2 5 4 3 3 2 1 5 1 0 0 0 L 4 0 A 8 9 10 7 8 8 4 6 6 3 3 3 3 3 4 0 3 3 2 2 OT 0 2

toniGHt’s matCHuP
ForWarDs DeFenCe
Sun hockey writer Don brennan breaks it down
As much talent, depth as any team Chara almost always makes an impact

senators GameDay Lines
Zack Smith Kyle Turris Mika Zibanejad Peter Regin Marc Methot Patrick Wiercioch Chris Phillips

sENatORs
GOalIeS
PLAYER DANIEL ALfREDSSON KYLE TuRRIS SERGEI GONCHAR COLIN GREENING MILAN MICHALEK ZACK SMITH ERIK KARLSSON ERIK CONDRA PATRICK WIERCIOCH MIKA ZIBANEJAD JAKOB SILfvERBERG CHRIS PHILLIPS CHRIS NEIL JASON SPEZZA ANDRE BENOIT JIM O’BRIEN MARC METHOT ERIC GRYBA PETER REGIN KASPARS DAuGAvINS GOALIE GPI BEN BISHOP 8 ROBIN LEHNER 3

Milan Michalek Colin Greening Mark Stone Jim O’Brien

ceNTre

rIGHT WING

Daniel Alfredsson Jakob Silfverberg Chris Neil Erik Condra Eric Gryba Sergei Gonchar Andre Benoit

Ben Bishop Robin Lehner

DeFeNce PaIrINGS

GoaLtenDinG PoWer PLay CoaCHinG oVeraLL PenaLty KiLL

Milan Lucic David Krejci Brad Marchand Patrice Bergeron Jordan Caron Chris Kelly Daniel Paille Gregory Campbell

leFT WING

Bruins GameDay Lines
ceNTre rIGHT WING
Nathan Horton Tyler Seguin Rich Peverley Shawn Thornton Tuukka Rask Anton Khudobin

GOalIeS

League low 1.96 goals per game allowed

Zdeno Chara Johnny Boychuk Dougie Hamilton Dennis Seidenberg Andrew Ference Adam McQuaid

DeFeNce PaIrINGS

= HOT = cOlD

bRuiNs
PLAYER GP PATRICE BERGERON 22 63 L BRAD MARCHAND 21 46 C DAvID KREJCI 22 19 C TYLER SEGuIN 22 17 L MILAN LuCIC 21 18 R NATHAN HORTON 22 27 D DOuGIE HAMILTON 22 33 D ZDENO CHARA 22 20 L DANIEL PAILLE 20 49 C RICH PEvERLEY 22 23 C CHRIS KELLY 22 44 D DENNIS SEIDENBERG 20 21 D ANDREW fERENCE 22 11 C GREGORY CAMPBELL 22 48 L CHRIS BOuRquE 18 55 D JOHNNY BOYCHuK 22 54 D ADAM MCquAID 20 22 L SHAWN THORNTON 19 38 R JORDAN CARON 1 29 L JAY PANDOLfO 4 GOALIE GPI GS W TuuKKA RASK 17 17 12 ANTON KHuDOBIN 5 5 4 G 6 12 6 8 4 7 3 4 4 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 L 2 1 A P +/- PIM PP SH GW 15 21 17 6 1 0 2 8 20 15 8 3 2 4 13 19 6 10 0 0 3 11 19 16 10 3 0 1 10 14 7 57 0 0 0 5 12 5 4 0 0 0 9 12 -3 4 2 0 0 5 9 12 39 1 0 2 4 8 0 8 0 1 1 4 7 -8 6 0 0 0 4 6 -6 12 1 0 0 6 6 6 6 0 0 0 5 5 4 18 0 0 0 3 5 -3 31 0 0 0 3 4 -6 6 0 0 1 2 3 5 6 0 0 0 2 3 3 33 0 0 0 1 2 -3 39 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 OT SA GA GAA Sv Sv% SO 3 463 34 1.97 429 .927 2 0 133 12 2.42 121 .910 0 S S% 68 8.8 41 29.3 40 15.0 72 11.1 32 12.5 62 11.3 49 6.1 51 7.8 26 15.4 49 6.1 30 6.7 29 0.0 29 0.0 22 9.1 24 4.2 38 2.6 14 7.1 19 5.3 0 0.0 1 0.0 G A PIM 0 0 0 0 0 2

Wiercioch has 2 PP goals in 3 games

Gap between leagues 2 best units closing

Sens have responded to injuries

Senators have best home record (9-1-2) in East ... Managed to take a point in only meeting between the teams this season, a 2-1 OT loss in Boston ... Neil is fifth in the league with 97 hits ... Lehner has stopped 105 of 111 shots he has faced in three career games vs. Boston ... Alfredsson has 26 goals, 42 assists and 219 shots in 82 career games against Bruins.

PLus

Best team in East is 8-1-2 on the road

sENatORs
G Craig Anderson (ankle); D Erik Karlsson (Achillies); C Jason Spezza (back); D Mike Lundin (concussion)

bRuiNs None

In four career games vs. Sens, Rask is 3-0-0 with a .957 save percentage and 1.41 GAA ... Bruins have three of top seven faceoff men in league with Bergeron (1st), Kelly (4th) and Krejci (7th) ... Chara is a plus-18 in 49 career games vs. Ottawa ... Senators all-time record vs. Bruins is 39-61-8-5 ... Sens are 21-29-3-2 against Bruins in Ottawa.

MiNus

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