Even with all the newcomers attending training camp, it looks like the Senators will be sporting a vastly different look in their line pairings.
It started in practice yesterday as coach Bryan Murray put captain Daniel Alfredsson on a line with Martin Havlat on left wing and Bryan Smolinski at centre.
Meanwhile, centre Jason Spezza, as promised, was with right winger Dany Heatley and, somewhat surprisingly, rookie left winger Brandon Bochenski.
There was an interesting combination with Mike Fisher in the middle of Peter Schaefer and Chris Neil, while veteran Vaclav Varada was on a line that included Antoine Vermette and Brian McGrattan.
A player of great interest going into camp is Bochenski, who was shocked yesterday when he found out he was paired with Spezza and Heatley.
But GM John Muckler is convinced Bochenski has a shot to make the team.
"He could be a guy who surprises everybody. He has scored at every level he has been at," said Muckler.
Bochenski, who had 34 goals and 36 assists while playing with Spezza last year in Binghamton, didn't mind the company he was keeping.
"It's nice when you're with guys that you know aren't going to make mistakes," he said.