Senators Gameday

BRUCE GARRIOCH -- Ottawa Sun

, Last Updated: 10:25 AM ET

KEEP AN EYE ON ...

13 MATS SUNDIN C

AGE: 35 HT: 6-foot-5 WT: 225 lbs.

2005-06 STATS: 70 GP 31 G 47 A 78 Pts 58 Pims

THE SKINNY: Is going into his 12th season with the Leafs. He was named captain of Toronto on Sept. 30, 1997 ... Was dealt to Toronto with Garth Butcher, Todd Warriner and a No. 1 pick for Wendel Clark, Sylvain Lefebvre and a No. 1 pick in June, 1994 ... Helped lead Sweden to a gold medal at the Olympics, along with Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson in Torino, Italy last February ... Will make $7.6 million US -- the highest-paid Maple Leaf this season. The club has an option on his contract next year and there is speculation he might be dealt at the trade deadline.

TORONTO -- The Leafs won't have D Pavel Kubina tonight. He is suspended for his cross-check on Red Wings F Juri Hudler on Sunday ... Senators coach Bryan Murray is the leading bench boss among active coaches in wins with 565 in 1,139 games behind the bench. Former Senators coach Jacques Martin is second on the list with 444 victories ... Here's a look at the Senators lines: Dany Heatley-Jason Spezza-Patrick Eaves; Peter Schaefer-Mike Fisher-Daniel Alfredsson; Antoine Vermette-Dean McAmmond-Chris Neil and Denis Hamel-Chris Kelly-Brian McGrattan. The defensive pairings: Wade Redden-Andrej Meszaros; Anton Volchenkov-Chris Phillips and Christoph Schubert-Tom Preissing ... The Senators outscored the Leafs 40-19 in eight games last season ... The Senators are 6-2-5-0 in 13 season openers ... Ottawa assigned Ds Jamie Allison, Andy Hedlund and Tomas Malec and F Serge Payer to Binghamton of the AHL after they cleared waivers yesterday.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

SENATORS: D Joe Corvo (broken right foot), out indefinitely. LEAFS: D Carlo Colaiacovo (head), out indefinitely; D Staffan Kronwall (ankle), out indefinitely; D Brendan Bell (leg), out two weeks; C Nik Antropov (leg), out indefinitely; RW Ben Ondrus (contusion), out indefinitely.


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