Senators Gameday: New Jersey at Ottawa

DON BRENNAN, OTTAWA SUN

, Last Updated: 7:16 AM ET

KEEP AN EYE ON ...

9 ZACH PARISE C

AGE: 23 HT: 5-foot- 11 WT: 185 lbs.

2007-08 STATS: 2 GP 0 G 2 A 2 P 0 PIMs

THE SKINNY: Tied for the early team lead in points, with John Madden ... Was 2nd on the Devils in scoring last season, picking up 31 goals and 31 assists while playing in all 82 games ... had seven goals and three assists in 11 playoff games ... First round pick (17th overall) of the Devils in 2003 NHL entry draft ... Spent two seasons at the University of North Dakota, scoring 49 goals and 67 assists in 76 games ... Had two goals and three assists in four games vs. Senators last season ... His father, J.P. Parise, played 14 NHL seasons ... Born in Minneapolis, Minn.

NOTE WORTHY

The Devils are coming off a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers. Rookie Ds Andrew Greene and Mike Mottau each scored, while John Madden had two. Former 67 Kevin Weekes was in goal. "This is the first time in a long time we'll be playing Martin Brodeur when he's rested," said Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson.There were 1,750 tickets still available, as of last update ... The Sens have a string of 22 sellouts in a row ... Other new Devils are RW Arron Asham, D Karel Rachunek, RW Dainius Zubrus and D Vitaly Vishnevski.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

DEVILS: RW Cam Janssen (dislocated shoulder), out indefinitely; RW Jamie Langenbrunner (sports hernia), out indefinitely; D Colin White (eye), out indefinitely.

SENATORS: C Dean McAmmond (concussion), out indefinitely; G Ray Emery (wrist), out indefinitely.


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