Gameday: Devils at Senators

DON BRENNAN, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 9:31 AM ET

ARENA: Scotiabank Place, 7:30 p.m.

TV: Sportsnet.

RADIO: Team 1200, CJRC 1150 AM, Star 96 FM (Pembroke), The Jewel 1220 AM (Cornwall), The Lake 88.1 FM (Perth), KIX 93.5 FM (Kingston).

TONIGHT:

KEEP AN EYE ON ...

15 JAMIE LANGENBRUNNER RW

AGE: 33 HT: 6-foot-1 WT: 205 lbs.

2008-09 STATS: 79 GP 29 G 40 A 69 PTS 56 PIMS

THE SKINNY: Second-round choice (35th overall) of the Stars in 1993 ... Has four goals in his last three games ... Has set a career high for goals in a season; previous high was 23 in 2006-07, also with the Devils ... Is tied for the team lead in short-handed goals, with three .... His plus-25 rating is third-best on the team ... His 225 shots is fourth-highest on the team ... In 28 career games vs. the Senators, he has 11 goals, nine assists, 20 PIMs and a minus-4 rating.

NOTE WORTHY

The Devils can clinch the Atlantic Division title with a point ... New Jersey has lost 7-of-9 and G Martin Brodeur has allowed 31 goals over that stretch ... Just finished his freshman season at the University of Denver, Senators prospect Patrick Wiercioch is in Ottawa on a 48-hour visit, during which he'll have his banged-up shoulder examined ... The Senators are 0-3 vs. the Devils this season, and haven't beaten New Jersey here since Oct. 8, 2007 ... Brendan Bell will play his 100th NHL game ... Fewer than 1,000 tickets are available for tonight's game.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

DEVILS: LW Patrick Elias (leg), questionable; D Niclas Havelid (lower body), doubtful; G Kevin Weekes (knee), expected to miss 2-3 weeks.

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


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