Just the facts
When: 7 P.M. EST
Where: TD Garden
How to Follow: NESN, 98.5 The Sports Hub
Rival Site: Silver Seven Sens
Know your enemy
The Ottawa Senators currently sit 3-7-1. Their 7 points leave them dead last in the league behind the Kings, Wild, Devils, and Blackhawks who all have 8 points. The Sens come in well rested as their last game was Sunday in which they beat the Sharks 5-2 at home. Connor Brown has been hot. The former Maple Leaf has 10 points in his first 11 games.
- Connor Clifton took Brett Ritchie’s spot at forward for practice yesterday. As excited as some fans were, he will almost certainly not start there. As of yesterday afternoon, Ritchie was expected to play, but ultimately it looks like Peter Cehlarik’s recall put a stop to that last night.
- The Senators are second in the league in shorthanded shot attempts per hour. The offensive penalty kill could give the Bruins powerplay fits.
- On the flip side, the Senators give up the fourth most shot attempts per hour on the powerplay (the Bruins give up the most). This could be a chance for the Bruins to score their first shorthanded goal of the season.
- The Senators also take the highest rate of minor penalties at 5v5