Senators Gameday

BRUCE GARRIOCH -- Ottawa Sun

, Last Updated: 9:07 AM ET

TONIGHT:

ARENA: Corel Centre, 7:30 p.m.

TV: A-Channel. Radio: Team 1200 AM, CJRC 1150 AM, Star 96 FM (Pembroke), Jewel 1220 AM (Cornwall) and Kix 102.7 (Kingston).

KEEP AN EYE ON...

22 DAN BOYLE D

AGE: 29 HT: 5-foot-11 WT: 190 lbs.

2005-06 STATS: 12 GP 3 G 3 A 6 PTS 6 PIMs

THE SKINNY: He's an Ottawa native ... Played 32 games with Djurgardens (Stockholm) of the Swedish Elite League last season during the lockout ... Has gone 2-6-8 in 16 career games against the Senators ... Was signed as a free agent by the Florida Panthers in 1998 after a successful college career at the University of Miami at Ohio ... Obtained by the Bolts in 2002 for a third-round draft pick ... Had 10 points in 23 playoff games to help the Lightning capture the Stanley Cup in 2004 ... Averaged 22 minutes of ice time with the Bolts in the 2003-04 campaign ... Was a Flyers fan growing up and wears No. 22 because it belonged to his favourite player, Rick Tocchet ... Favourite TV show is Conan O'Brien.

NOTEWORTHY

The Senators scored a 4-1 victory over the Bolts on Oct. 21 in Tampa. Chris Neil, Daniel Alfredsson, Dany Heatley and Peter Schaefer scored for Ottawa, while G Dominik Hasek made 28 saves. Hasek will start tonight ... The Lightning are coming off a 6-4 home loss to the Thrashers. The Bolts allowed Atlanta to score four power-play goals on four chances ... The defending Stanley Cup champs are one of only three teams in the NHL with an average age over 30 ... Tampa C Brad Richards moved to fifth on the Bolts' all-time scoring list with two goals vs. the Thrashers. Now with 89 goals, he has surpassed Chris Gratton ... Lightning LW Chris Dingman and C Martin Cibak continue to be healthy scratches, but could return tonight .... More than 2,000 tickets remain for tonight's game and less than 200 for Saturday's visit by the Islanders. -- Bruce Garrioch

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

LIGHTNING: G Sean Burke (groin) hasn't resumed skating and isn't expected to dress tonight.

SENATORS: None to report.


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