Here are the Ottawa Senators
' projected lines for Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series with the New York Rangers
at Scotiabank Place:
- Jason Spezza
- Colin Greening
- Kyle Turris
- Bobby Butler
- Zack Smith
- Chris Neil
- Jim O'Brien
- Jesse Winchester
- Erik Karlsson
- Sergei Gonchar
- Matt Carkner
, who was called up from Binghamton on Sunday, spent some time skating with the second line, but coach Paul MacLean
was coy about whether he would use Hoffman, only saying that he was "keeping all options open." Hoffman played in one regular season game with the Senators on Dec. 23, and did not register a point.
There was no update on Daniel Alfredsson
(concussion), who was absent from the ice for the second consecutive day.
Spezza said the team has closed the book on their 1-0 in Game 3 and needs to focus only on tonight.
"You've got to cut your losses and not hang on to it," he said. "You learn from every game, every game you take something [away from it.] We did a lot of things well last game, now we [just have to] score and for us, I think it would benefit our team if we tried to get out to a lead. We haven't played with a lead for much in the series at all."