Sens Notes

DON BRENNAN -- Ottawa Sun

, Last Updated: 9:22 AM ET

The Senators defeated the Capitals in Washington 3-1 on Jan. 4, their only meeting this season. Wade Redden, Patrick Eaves and Peter Schaefer scored for Ottawa while Dominik Hasek made 23 saves for the win.

The Senators went 0-for-8 on the power play and killed 8-of-9 Washington man-advantage opportunities ... The Capitals are coming off a 5-3 win at Toronto on Tuesday ... A number of teams would like to acquire Capitals D Brendan Witt before the trade deadline March 9 ... Washington coach Glen Hanlon has a 34-60-9-5 record in two years behind the bench ... The Capitals have the 29th-ranked power play and 27th-ranked penalty kill in the NHL ... Less than 1,000 tickets are available for tonight's game.

KEEP AN EYE ON ..

8 ALEXANDER OVECHKIN LW

AGE: 20 HT: 6-foot-1 WT: 212 lbs.

2005-06 STATS: 56 GP 37 G 33 A 70 Pts 42 Pims

THE SKINNY: First overall pick in 2004 entry draft and Calder Trophy favourite is making his Ottawa debut tonight ... Scored the winning goal in Russia's Olympic-eliminating win over Canada ... Told reporters in Toronto on Tuesday that he is not feeling any fatigue from his hectic hockey schedule. "No, I am young, not old," the 20-year old was quoted in the Washington Times. "I have lots of power. I have lots of energy. I love play hockey." ... Scored 13 goals in each of the last two seasons with Moscow Dynamo, playing 37 and 53 games.


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