Senators gameday: Ottawa at Boston

DON BRENNAN -- Sun Media

, Last Updated: 11:05 AM ET

KEEP AN EYE ON ...

12 CHUCK KOBASEW RW

AGE: 25 HT: 6-foot WT: 193 lbs.

2007-08 STATS: 32 GP 12 G 5 A 17 P 14 PIMs

THE SKINNY: First-round pick (14th overall) of the Calgary Flames in 2001 ... Acquired by Boston last season, along with D Andrew Ference, for D Brad Stuart and C Wayne Primeau ... Leads the B's scoring in games vs. Ottawa this season with three goals ... Second-best plus-minus mark on the team, at plus-8 ... Hasn't scored in nine games ... Native of Osoyoos, B.C. ... Former Boston College star scored 27 goals and 22 assists in 43 games with the Eagles, where he was a teammate of Senator Patrick Eaves' brother, Ben.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

BRUINS: D Bobby Allen (back spasms), day-to-day ... On injured reserve: C Patrice Bergeron (concussion), G Manny Fernandez (knee surgery), LW Shawn Thornton (broken foot), C Alexei Zhamnov (ankle)

SENATORS: C Mike Fisher (abdomen) did not make the trip. He is listed as day-to-day .... RW Patrick Eaves (separated shoulder), out indefinitely ... D Anton Volchenkov (broken finger), out indefinitely.

NOTE WORTHY

Senators' line combinations at practice: Daniel Alfredsson-Chris Kelly-Antoine Vermette; Dany Heatley-Jason Spezza-Randy Robitaille (line remains intact); Dean McAmmond-Nick Foligno-Chris Neil; Cody Bass-Shean Donovan-Brian McGrattan ... D Joe Corvo, who has 10 points in his last nine games, leads the Senators with three points vs. the B's this season ... The Bruins have more regular-season wins (41) over the Senators than any other team ... Alfredsson has an eight-game point scoring streak ... Now on the blue line, Christoph Schubert, has points in four straight games.


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