The Ottawa Senators
held their final practice on Friday morning prior to departing for New York without captain Daniel Alfredsson
. The Sens will face off against the New York Rangers
in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series Saturday night.
Here are the lines as they appeared during practice:
- Jason Spezza
- Bobby Butler
- Kyle Turris
- Mark Stone
- Zack Smith
- Chris Neil
- Jim O'Brien
- Erik Condra
- Erik Karlsson
- Sergei Gonchar
- Matt Carkner
Stone and Hoffman saw time on the second line and coach Paul MacLean
confirmed that Stone would be traveling to New York with the team.
“We’re keeping all of our player options open,” he said.
Alfredsson (concussion) did not skate, and MacLean informed the media that the captain would remain in Ottawa, along with Jesse Winchester
(upper body). There has been no change in the conditions of either player.