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Gameday: Senators at Lightning

BRUCE GARRIOCH, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 10:48 AM ET

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4 Vincent lecavalier C

Age: 28 Ht: 6-foot-4 Wt: 219 lbs.

2008-09 Stats: 75GP 29 G 38 A 67 PTS 52 Pims

THE SKINNY: Selected No. 1 overall by Bolts in 1998 NHL draft ... Has played in three NHL all-star games in his career ... Won Stanley Cup with Tampa in 2004 ... Scored 300th career goal on March 1 vs. Calgary ... Has a point in at least nine of his past 13 games ... Suited up for Team Canada at 2006 Olympics in Turin, Italy. Won title with Canada at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey ... Won Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy in 2007 with 52 goals. That was a franchise record ... Has had six two-goal games this season.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

SENATORS: C Cody Bass (shoulder) season; G Pascal Leclaire (ankle) season; D Alex Picard (knee) season; D Jason Smith (knee) season.

THRASHERS: D Marek Malik (lower body); D Cory Murphy (foot); G Mike Smith (concussion) season; D Andrej Meszaros (arm) season; D Paul Ranger (undisclosed) season.

NOTEWORTHY

ATLANTA -- This will be the final game of the season between the Senators and Lightning. The Sens are 2-0-1 against the Bolts this year. Ottawa dropped a 3-2 decision in a shootout in Tampa on Nov. 1. The Senators had a 3-2 shootout win at Scotiabank Place on March 11. Mike Fisher scored the winner ... Rookie C Steven Stamkos scored his 19th goal of the season in a 5-3 loss to the Caps Friday at the Verizon Centre. He is only two goals short of C Brad Richards' franchise record for a rookie ... Expect to see G Mike McKenna start for the Bolts ... Tampa had 36 shots in the loss to Washington. The Bolts gave the Caps 10 power-play opportunities.


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