Sens Notes

BRUCE GARRIOCH, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 9:30 AM ET

G Roberto Luongo will start for the Canucks. He made 38 stops in Vancouver's 4-3 shootout win over the Flames on Tuesday and has won his last six starts. Pavol Demitra scored the deciding goal ... A high-sticking penalty by Canucks C Kyle Wellwood vs. the Flames was his first minor since April 11, 2006 ... The Senators were shut out 3-0 by the Canucks on Dec. 30 at GM Place. Backup G Curtis Sanford faced only 18 shots in the win ... Expect to see G Brian Elliott make the start for Ottawa. He was pulled after allowing three goals on 12 shots Saturday in Minnesota ... Captain Daniel Alfredsson needs one point to reach 900 in his career. Alfredsson has 10 points (5-5) in his last 11 games ... C Chris Kelly will suit up for his 300th game tonight.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

CANUCKS: D Lawrence Nycholat (groin), day-to-day; C Rick Rypien (personal), out indefinitely.

SENATORS: C Cody Bass (shoulder surgery), out for season; RW Chris Neil (calf), out indefinitely.


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