Senators Gameday

DON BRENNAN -- Ottawa Sun

, Last Updated: 9:27 AM ET

ARENA: Scotiabank Place

GAME TIME: 7 p.m.

TV: CBC, RDS

Radio: Team 1200 AM, CJRC 1150 AM, Star 96 FM (Pembroke), Jewel 1220 AM (Cornwall), Kix 102.7 (Kingston)

KEEP AN EYE ON ...

51 BRIAN CAMPBELL D

AGE: 26 HT: 6-feet WT: 191 lbs.

2005-06 PLAYOFFS: 6 GP 0 G 3 A 3 Pts 0 PIMs

THE SKINNY: Recorded 210 points (38 goals, 172 assists) in 260 games for the 67's, between 1995-99 ... Was named the CHL player of the year in 1998-99 ... Was also a CHL first team all-star ... In 1998-99, while scoring 12 goals, 75 assists and a plus-45 rating for Brian Kilrea, was named the OHL's most outstanding player, most outstanding defenceman and most gentlemanly player.

NOTEWORTHY

Through Round 1, Ottawa's power play is best in the playoffs, operating at a 33.3% success rate. Buffalo's ranks 10th, at 17.1% efficiency ... The Sabres have the NHL's second-best penalty killing through Round 1 at 89.7% success. Ottawa's is third at 87.1% ... The Senators were the third most penalized team in the first round, averaging 21.8 minutes per game. Buffalo was third-least penalized at 12.3 minutes per game ... There are still 350 tickets remaining for tonight's game at Scotiabank Place. There are also 500 left for Games 2 and 5 and 2,250 for Game 7.

BLACK AND BLUE REPORT

SABRES: RW Adam Mair (concussion), is out for the season ... LW Jochen

Hecht (upper body), is questionable.

SENATORS: D Brian Pothier (undisclosed), is questionable; C Chris Kelly (undisclosed), expected to play; D Chris Phillips (knee), is expected to play; G Dominik Hasek (adductor), out indefinitely.


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