The Sens didn’t spoil the opportunity to rack up a first series victory under coach Paul MacLean.
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.
Cory Conacher in and Patrick Wiercioch in? Guillaume Latendresse and Andre Benoit out?
Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson has always had a knack for sarcasm and it was in full display Wednesday, when asked about the re-shuffling of the forward lines.
“Well, just a little bit,” said Alfredsson.
Following a long day spent near the scene of the Boston Marathon tragedy, the Ottawa Senators were scheduled to fly home following the postponement of Monday’s scheduled game against the Boston Bruins.
Expect Erik Karlsson to come back faster, stronger in his return from an Achilles injury, says veteran defenceman Sami Salo.