Rookie Robin Lehner is expected to start in goal Tuesday for the Ottawa Senators against the Boston Bruins. After that, who knows? By the time the Senators return from the current road trip, he could be the club’s number one goaltender, number two goaltender or he could be back in Binghamton of the American Hockey League.
As Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips prepared Monday for the charter flight here, kick-starting a seven-game, 15-day odyssey which will eventually cover 6,670 kilometres, he was able to put some perspective on the situation.
Philadelphia — So, it wasn’t quite the Great Brawl of 2004, which resulted in 419 minutes in penalties between the Ottawa Senators and Philadelphia Flyers, but there were plenty of talking points after the Flyers 2-1 win here Saturday afternoon.