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Morning skate update: Senators scratch Lee for Montreal contest
Craig Anderson will be in net and Brian Lee will be the healthy scratch on defence as the Ottawa Senators go for their fourth straight win tonight against the Montreal Canadiens.
Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators and Chris Neil #25 leave the ice after losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on May 24, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Penguins defeated the Senators 6-2. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
MONTREAL — Craig Anderson will be in net and Brian Lee will be the healthy scratch on defence as the Ottawa Senators go for their fourth straight win tonight against the Montreal Canadiens.
The Senators have won the first two games on this three-game road trip and seven of their last eight games.
The Canadiens have lost their last two games and four of their last six.
They are 3-7-0 in their last 10 and 7-8-6 at home.
The Senators, by contrast, are 10-7-5 on the road.
They return home after this game to face the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night before heading out on a five-game road trip.
For the Canadiens, Scott Gomez will be back after missing 21 games with a groin injury.
The newly acquired Rene Bourque will not play until Sunday against the Rangers. He has one game left to serve in a five-game suspension.