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Gameday Journal: Game 54 - Oilers vs. Senators

by Craig Medaglia / Ottawa Senators

9:15 AM: Kyle Turris spoke with the media yesterday ahead of this afternoon's game against the Oilers. Check out his pre-game comments below via Sens TV...


8:30 AM: Here's a quick note on today's starting goalie from Sens head coach Dave Cameron's media availability yesterday...


4:30 PM (Friday): The Ottawa Senators are set to face the Edmonton Oilers at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday afternoon. Puck drop is set for 2:00 p.m.

The Sens are coming off of a 5-4 shootout loss against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. Mika Zibanejad, Mike Hoffman, Mark Stone and Kyle Turris all scored for the Sens while Robin Lehner made 25 saves in defeat. The Senators now have a record of 21-22-10 and currently sit 11th in the Eastern Conference.

The Oilers travel to Ottawa after a 4-3 overtime win in Montreal against the Canadiens on Thursday night. Matt Hendricks, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (x2) ans Anton Lander scored for Edmonton while Viktor Fasth made 23 saves to earn the decision. The Oilers currently sit in last place in the Western Conference with a record of 16-31-9.

This is the second and final meeting between the Sens and the Oilers this season. They previously met in Edmonton back on November 13th with Ottawa earning a 4-3 win in overtime. Here are the full highlights from that game...

The Sens won't be skating this morning due to the 2 p.m. start but I'll have plenty of updates to follow including, but not limited to, lineup changes, players' thoughts, Sens TV videos, Instagram goodness and more.

Stay tuned!

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