Senators Gameday

CHRIS STEVENSON -- Ottawa Sun

, Last Updated: 8:47 AM ET

TONIGHT:

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

TV: A-Channel

Radio: Team 1200 AM, CJRC 1150 AM, Star 96 FM (Pembroke), The Jewel 1220 AM (Cornwall).

KEEP AN EYE ON...

35 MARTY TURCO G

AGE: 29 HT: 5-foot-11 WT: 185 lbs.

2005-06 STATS: 23 GP 2.55 GAA 16-6-1 W-L-T

THE SKINNY: Turco is making a strong bid for consideration for inclusion on Team Canada for the Olympics ... Entered this season with lowest goals-against average in NHL history (minimum 100 games played) at 1.91 ... He is 2-0 against the Senators ... Leads NHL goaltenders with 14 penalty minutes this season ... A two-time NHL all-star (2003, '04) ... Favourite movie is Shawshank Redemption ... Lists his first job as bartender.

NOTEWORTHY:

Ray Emery (6-0-1, 2.24 GAA) will start in the Ottawa net tonight. "He's deserving of playing more," said Senators coach Bryan Murray ... Dominik Hasek is expected to get the start Saturday night at home vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs ... The Senators' power play is ranked first in the league at home with 24 goals in 87 chances (27.6%) ... After their third-period barrage Monday night against Colorado, the Senators have now outscored opponents 47-17 in the third period ... Fewer than 300 tickets remain for tonight's game ... This is the only meeting between the Sens and the Stars this season ... The Stars went into last night's game against the Sabres having won nine of their last 10 games ... The Sens SuperSkills Competition takes place Jan. 28 at the Corel Centre.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

STARS: LW Jussi Jokinen (lower body), day-to-day; D Philippe Boucher (broken finger), day-to-day. % SENATORS: D Wade Redden (knee), not expected to play; RW Martin Havlat (shoulder), out indefinitely; C Jason Spezza (hip), not expected to play.


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