Erik Karlsson is back.
Thursday could be double the pleasure night for the Ottawa Senators.
The Senators didn’t get back at Matt Cooke on the ice or on the scoreboard, falling 3-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night, a defeat that leaves Ottawa sweating on its playoff spot a little longer.
To get a clear picture of just how rare Saturday night’s events at Scotiabank Place were, it’s worth hopping into our trusty time machine and turning the dial all the way back to the spring of 2004.
A look at Ottawa Senators games over the next seven days.
It was a bounce-back game the Ottawa Senators sorely wanted.
The last time the Ottawa Senators faced the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Place, the result was an ugly one for the home side.