Senators Gameday

BRUCE GARRIOCH -- Ottawa Sun

, Last Updated: 8:46 AM ET

TONIGHT:

ARENA: HSBC Arena % GAME TIME: 8 p.m.

TV: Sportsnet % RADIO: Team 1200 AM, CJRC 1150 AM,

Star 96 FM (Pembroke), Jewel 1220 AM (Cornwall) and Kix 102.7 (Kingston)

KEEP AN EYE ON...

27 Teppo Numminen D

Age: 37 Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 199 lbs.

2005-06 STATS: 67 GP 1 G 36 A 37 PTS 34 PIMs

THE SKINNY: Has suited up in 1,250 NHL games over his 17-year career, which began with the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes ... Was captain of the Coyotes when he was dealt to the Stars for C Mike Sillinger in the summer of 2003 ... Was selected No. 29 overall in the 1986 NHL draft and made his debut with Winnipeg in 1988 ... Signed as a free agent with the Sabres in August 2005 ... Owns a stick company in Finland called Montreal that was originally started by his father ... Is making $2 million US this season.

G Ryan Miller, who stopped 45 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Senators on Saturday, is expected to make the start for Buffalo. G Ray Emery, who is 10-1-1 since the Olympic break, will make his 13th straight start for Ottawa ... The Senators are 4-1-0 against the Sabres this season -- outscoring the Sabres 26-9. Ottawa's only loss was a 2-1 shootout defeat on Feb. 2 in Buffalo ... Senators G Dominik Hasek attended a fundraising event at the HSBC to help collect money to pay the medical bills for Fred Korey, who is the program director of his "Hasek's Heroes" charity foundation. Korey has been afflicted by Lou Gehrig's disease and Hasek said organizers were hoping to raise more than $25,000 with a charity auction ... RW Martin Havlat will see a doctor in Cleveland next week to get clearance to return to the Senators lineup.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

SENATORS: D Zdeno Chara (hand), day-to-day; C Mike Fisher (ankle), out indefinitely; G Dominik Hasek (adductor muscle), out indefinitely; RW Martin Havlat (shoulder surgery), out until April 1; D Anton Volchenkov (head), day-to-day.

SABRES: C Tim Connolly (knee), out indefinitely; LW Jochen Hecht (knee), questionable; C Adam Mair (concussion), out indefinitely.


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