KANATA, Ont. – Here are the projected lineups for Saturday night when the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins meet at Scotiabank Place. The Senators held a full practice, while the Bruins, coming off a 2-1 shootout loss to Buffalo on Friday night, did not skate.
Milan Michalek – Jason Spezza – Bobby Butler
Colin Greening – Kyle Turris – Daniel Alfredsson
Kaspars Daugavins – Zack Smith – Erik Condra
Nick Foligno – Jim O’Brien – Chris Neil
Filip Kuba – Erik Karlsson
Chris Phillips – Sergei Gonchar
Jared Cowen – Matt Carkner
Zenon Konopka and Brian Lee are the healthy scratches.
Robin Lehner was called up from Binghamton on Friday, while Craig Anderson (hand) is out indefinitely. Alex Auld has started just seven games this season, going 2-3-2 with a 3.28 goals-against average and a .883 save percentage. His last start was Feb .9 against Nashville – a game the Senators won 4-3.
“Personally, I’m excited to have the opportunity to help the team,” Auld said. “I’ve been in this situation a couple of times where you have to fill in for injury, and I’ve been in situations where you have to play every night as well. It’s fun – it’s why you play the game. I’m really looking forward to it.”
Brad Marchand – Patrice Bergeron – Tyler Seguin
Milan Lucic – Chris Kelly – David Krejci
Daniel Paille - Gregory Campbell –Shawn Thornton
Benoit Pouliot – Carter Camper –Jordan Caron
Zdeno Chara – Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg – Joe Corvo
Andrew Ference – Adam McQuaid
Rich Peverley (knee) and Nathan Horton (concussion) are out, while Andrew Bodnarchuk and Josh Hennessy are the healthy scratches.