Gameday: Sens at Oilers

BRUCE GARRIOCH, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 9:43 AM ET

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

SENATORS: D Anton Volchenkov (upper body), may play; D Filip Kuba (lower body), will not play; RW Jesse Winchester (upper body), will not play.

OILERS: LW Steve MacIntyre (face) day-to-day; RW Fernando Pisani (ankle) will not play.

NOTEWORTHY

The Senators are paying their first visit to Edmonton since Jan. 14, 2006 ... Ottawa D Jason Smith was captain of the Oilers for five seasons (2001-2006) while playing in 543 regular-season games with the club over parts of eight seasons. Smith was named the Oilers defenceman of the year by the Edmonton media 2001-02 and 2003-04 and helped the team reach the 2006 final ... The clubs last faced each other in Ottawa on Feb. 20, 2007. C Dean McAmmond scored the winner in a shootout (4-3) to give then-coach Bryan Murray the 600th victory of his career ... With a 7-12-4-0 record, the Oilers are the Senators' toughest Canadian opponent ... McAmmond played parts of six seasons with the Oilers.


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