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Senators face Canadiens - another big meeting

by Staff Writer / Ottawa Senators
Four down and four to go in this key divisional matchup between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens. Game 5 goes tonight at Scotiabank Place with the Senators holding a three wins to one loss record (7 p.m., CBC, Team 1200 Radio).

Unfortunately for the Senators, it’s the Canadiens who hold the momentum after winning 4-3 onTuesday in Montreal.

For tonight’s game, though, John Paddock’s squad will see the return of team captain Daniel Alfredsson (hip flexor). Alfredsson will be reunited with linemates Jason Spezza and Dany Heatley, who is only back for his second game since suffering a shoulder injury on Jan. 12. Paddock talks to the media about the trio (mp3 file).

Ray Emery gets the starts in goal tonight after posting a 5-4 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday.

In another media availability, general manager Bryan Murray addresses the issue of his discussions with defenceman Wade Redden on Friday (mp3 file).

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