Gameday: Senators at Canadiens

CHRIS STEVENSON, SUN MEDIA

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13 ALEX TANGUAY LW

Age: 29 Ht: 6 feet Wt: 192 lbs.

2008-09 Stats: 47 GP 16 G 25 A 41 PTS 34 Pims

THE SKINNY: Has been hot since returning from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for two months. Scored the game winner against the Maple Leafs on Saturday night and has six goals and 10 assists in the 13 games he's been back...He has been playing on a line with Saku Koivu and Alex Kovalev and the trio has been leading the Canadiens' fight to hang onto a playoff spot...Obtained from the Flames last summer for the Habs' top pick in the 2008 draft (Calgary drafted Greg Nemisz) and a second- rounder this year.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

SENATORS: G Pascal Leclaire (ankle), out for season; D Alexandre Picard (knee), season; C Cody Bass (shoulder surgery), season; D Jason Smith (knee), season.

CANADIENS: C Robert Lang (Achilles tendon), out for season; D Francis Bouillon (groin), out indefinitely; D Andrei Markov (head), day-to-day; D Mathieu Schneider (upper body), day-to-day; F Sergei Kostitsyn (upper body), day-to-day; G Carey Price (flu), day-to-day.

NOTEWORTHY

The Senators are 1-2-2 against the Habs this season, but are coming off a 5-4 win at Scotiabank Place on March 19 ... Senators coach Cory Clouston wouldn't reveal his choice for goaltender tonight. Veteran Alex Auld won against the Flyers Saturday night, but rookie Brian Elliott was in goal for the Senators' only win against the Habs this season. Elliott is 1-0-1 this season against Montreal; Auld is 0-2-1 ... C Jason Spezza leads the Senators against the Habs this season with six points (two goals and four assists). He has 23 goals and 24 assists in 35 career games against the Habs ... The Senators will return home after tonight's game to host the Bruins tomorrow night.


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