Ottawa Senators excited for addition of physical Matt Kassian

Georges St-Pierre drops the puck before the 1st period of Wednesday nights game. The Ottawa...

Georges St-Pierre drops the puck before the 1st period of Wednesday nights game. The Ottawa Senators were in Montreal looking take one from the red-hot Canadiens. (PIERRE-PAUL POULIN/QMI Agency)

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:16 PM ET

MONTREAL - Matt Kassian will give the Senators a fighting chance.

His new Senators teammates were excited Wednesday morning before facing the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre and couldn't wait to meet their new teammate, who is expected join the club for practice Thursday in Ottawa.

"I'm sure he doesn't wear a visor, so he'll fit in good," said captain Daniel Alfredsson with a smile. "He knows his role and he can play some minutes as well It's a nice addition."


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