Silver medal winning Swedish defenceman Erik Karlsson was generating optimism in Ottawa, jumping back on the ice a day ahead of schedule.
Senators goalie Craig Anderson has friends on the Canadiens, but for these playoffs, they’re the opposition.
In the moments afterwards, Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean was positively giddy. Montreal Canadiens counterpart Michel Therrien looked like he had been hit by a truck.
If the Montreal Canadiens are focussed on targetting Ottawa Senators defenceman Eric Gryba in Tuesday’s Game 4, Senators centre Zack Smith says bring it on.
The Senators were beaten in shootout by Montreal on Wednesday night, but increased their lead over the ninth-place Winnipeg Jets to four points in the standings.
MONTREAL – Robin Lehner will make his third consecutive start in goal for the Ottawa Senators here Wednesday night as the Senators attempt to chip away at the gap between them and the Eastern Conference leading Montreal Canadiens.