Sens prepare for a busy eight days
Four home games, Thanksgiving matinee in Pittsburgh lie ahead for team
Over the next eight days (schedule), the Senators will play four home games and a 1 p.m. matinee affair in Pittsburgh. Ottawa plays host to the Los Angeles Kings on Monday (7:30 p.m., Rogers Sportsnet East, Team 1200). The Dallas Stars then visit Scotiabank Place on Wednesday (7:30 p.m., TSN2, Team 1200), before the Senators travel to Pittsburgh for a American Thanksgiving holiday matchup on Friday (1 p.m., Sportsnet East, Team 1200).
The Senators then return home for meetings against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday (7 p.m., CBC, Team 1200) and the Edmonton Oilers next Monday (7:30 p.m., Sportsnet East, Team 1200).
Head coach Cory Clouston ran his team through drills for 50 minutes today, paying particular attention to special teams and changing up his lines. Captain Daniel Alfredsson and defenceman Erik Karlsson didn't skate today. Alfredsson took a maintenance day, while Karlsson is suffering from a cold/flu.
Here are audio MP3 files from today's media availability: Clouston, Kelly and Spezza.
The Senators will skate again on Monday at 10:30 a.m. in preparation for that evening's game against the Kings. Coca-Cola Zero Zone tickets are available starting from only $15 (tax included). Please visit CapitalTickets.ca for more details.