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The Ottawa Sun n Monday, March 25, 2013

SPORTS
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SPECIAL TEAMS
Past
(4-1-0) OTT 5, TBL 3 BOS 2, OTT 1 OTT 5, NYI 3 OTT 4, WPG 1 OTT 4, BUF 3 (OT)

SENATORS: PP 20.4% No. 10; PK 89.0% No. 2 devils: PP 17.5% No. 19; PK 80.0% No. 21

Devils (15-13-2) at Senators (17-9-6)

GameDay
TONIGHT, 7:30 P.M., Scotiabank place
LEFT WING

past

(2-2-1) NJD 2, FLA 1 NJD 4, CAR 1 NYR 3, NJD 2 MTL 2, NJD 1 PHI 2, NJD 1 (SO) RADIO: TEAM 1200

TV: SPORTSNET, TVA

TONIGHTS MATCHUP
FORWARDS DEFENCE
Sun hockey writer Don Brennan breaks it down
NJ has 3 forwards in double digit goals Multiple sources of production.

SENATORS GAMEDAY lines


CENTRE RIGHT WING
Daniel Alfredsson Jakob Silfverberg Chris Neil Erik Condra Sergei Gonchar Eric Gryba Andre Benoit Robin Lehner Ben Bishop

SENATORS
GOALIES
Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S% Sergei Gonchar 29 2 20 22 +4 16 1 0 2 55 3.6 Kyle Turris 32 8 13 21 +4 14 3 0 2 71 11.3 Daniel Alfredsson 31 8 12 20 +0 27 3 0 2 72 11.1 Patrick Wiercioch 28 4 11 15 +4 31 2 0 0 51 7.8 Jakob Silfverberg 32 8 5 13 +7 10 2 1 2 91 8.8 Zack Smith 32 3 10 13 -7 32 0 0 0 57 5.3 Mika Zibanejad 26 6 6 12 +7 6 3 0 0 55 10.9 Colin Greening 31 4 8 12 +5 4 1 0 1 43 9.3 Erik Karlsson 14 6 4 10 +6 8 2 1 2 63 9.5 Milan Michalek 15 2 8 10 +5 4 0 0 0 28 7.1 Chris Phillips 32 4 5 9 +3 33 1 0 0 53 7.5 Erik Condra 32 3 6 9 +5 24 0 0 0 54 5.6 Chris Neil 32 3 5 8 +3 96 0 0 2 61 4.9 Andre Benoit 26 1 7 8 -1 4 0 0 1 41 2.4 Guillaume Latendresse 13 4 3 7 +3 8 0 0 0 30 13.3 Jim OBrien 26 5 1 6 -1 4 1 0 0 35 14.3 Marc Methot 31 1 5 6 -1 25 0 0 0 33 3.0 Jason Spezza 5 2 3 5 +3 2 1 0 0 12 16.7 Eric Gryba 18 1 3 4 -2 18 0 0 0 33 3.0 Goalie GPI GS W L OT SA GA GAA SV SV% SO G A PIM Craig Anderson 15 15 8 4 2 459 22 1.49 437 .952 2 0 0 0 Ben Bishop 10 9 6 4 0 318 25 2.62 293 .921 0 0 0 0 Robin Lehner 8 8 3 1 4 283 17 2.05 266 .940 0 0 0 0

Colin Greening Kyle Turris G. Latendresse Mika Zibanejad Dave Dziurzynski Dave Dziurzynski Matt Kassian Matt Kassian Patrick Wiercioch Marc Methot Chris Phillips

DEFENCE PAIRINGS

LEFT WING

devils GAMEDAY lines


Andrei Loktionov Travis Zajac Adam Henrique Stephen Gionta Bryce Salvador Andy Greene Anton Volchenkov

GOALTENDING POWER PLAY COACHING OVERALL PENALTY KILL

Patrick Elias Ryan Carter Tim Sestito Harri Pesonen

CENTRE

RIGHT WING

Steve Bernier David Clarkson Matt DAgostini Tom Kostopoulos Marek Zidlicky Adam Larsson Peter Harrold

Martin Brodeur Johan Hedberg

GOALIES

DEFENCE PAIRINGS

Brodeur 4-0-1 in past five starts

= HOT = COLD

devils
Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S% Patrik Elias 32 10 19 29 +8 16 3 1 0 75 13.3 Ilya Kovalchuk 32 10 17 27 -2 16 2 4 4 113 8.8 David Clarkson 32 12 8 20 -1 49 5 0 4 115 10.4 Adam Henrique 27 10 4 14 +0 10 3 2 2 47 21.3 Travis Zajac 32 5 8 13 +0 10 1 0 1 55 9.1 Marek Zidlicky 32 3 10 13 -7 28 1 0 0 69 4.3 Stephen Gionta 32 3 7 10 +2 8 0 0 0 36 8.3 Ryan Carter 28 3 7 10 -3 19 0 0 0 46 6.5 Andy Greene 32 2 8 10 +6 18 1 1 1 39 5.1 Steve Bernier 32 6 3 9 -6 17 1 0 1 56 10.7 Andrei Loktionov 15 5 3 8 +0 4 1 0 0 19 26.3 Alexei Ponikarovsky 29 3 4 7 -1 10 0 0 1 38 7.9 Adam Larsson 26 0 5 5 +7 12 0 0 0 12 0.0 Mark Fayne 20 0 5 5 -1 12 0 0 0 24 0.0 Anton Volchenkov 28 1 3 4 +4 22 0 0 0 22 4.5 Dainius Zubrus 9 1 3 4 -1 8 0 0 0 11 9.1 Peter Harrold 10 2 1 3 -5 2 1 0 0 17 11.8 Henrik Tallinder 14 1 2 3 +1 8 0 0 0 13 7.7 Stefan Matteau 17 1 2 3 -1 6 0 0 0 22 4.5 Matt DAgostini 17 1 1 2 -4 2 0 0 0 21 4.8 Goalie GPI GS W L OT SA GA GAA SV SV% SO G A PIM Martin Brodeur 15 15 10 2 3 374 32 2.10 342 .914 1 1 1 0 Johan Hedberg 17 17 5 9 3 396 45 2.73 351 .886 1 0 1 2

8 goals in 22 chances over last 10 games

Killed 17 of 18 in last 5 games

MacLean still pushing right buttons

Senators won only meeting this season, 2-1 in a shootout at Prudential Center Feb. 18 ... Slumping Sergei Gonchar riding franchise-record 10 game assists streak ... With 2 goals Saturday, Daniel Alfredsson now has 61 career multiple goal games ... Erik Condra (right) has 3 goals, 1 assist in 7 career games versus Devils.

PLUS

Only 3 regulation time losses in past 17

D Erik Karlsson; C Jason Spezza. W Ilya Kovalchuk; W Alexei Ponikarovsky.

SENATORS devils

Devils lead the league in shorthanded goals, with eight. Ilya Kovalchuk has four, which is more than 26 teams ... Martin Brodeur has a 2.18 goals against average and 36 wins in 65 career regular season games versus Ottawa ... Senators are 25-38-5-8 all time versus Devils ... Senators are 13-19-3-3 all time versus Devils at home.

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