11 March 2011
Enemy Blog: Head over to The 6th Sens for your opposition blog coverage
Record: Lightning (38-21-8) Senators (24-34-9)
Previous games: January 8th where the Lightning won 2-1.
Game time: 7:30pm EST on SUN (HD), RDS and on the radio at 620 WDAE
Free Stuff: The first 2,500 fans in Lightning stuff get a free Victor Hedman shirt and the post game concert is Ace FrehleySome NHL schedule-maker made the Lightning play the Senators 3 times in a 19 days span at the end of the season. Right now, this is a gift to the Lightning. A GIFT. Then again they have Anderson playing for them and the team seems to missing the point of the rebuild, and is actually winning games. In fact they won last night against the Panthers and on Tuesday night against the Devils, both game by a score of 2-1
Tonight will be the first in a back to back game this weekend for the team. Tomorrow night they'l hop on over to Sunrise to play the Panthers. The team needs to treat these two games with as much effort as they had against the Hawks. When you play a team that is out of contention of the playoffs, sometimes you lose either overthink that the game will be easy, or because the other team has nothing to play for, they play the game better.
Note on tomorrow's game: If you want to go on a roadtrip the team is offering a game tickets and transportation for $100, info is here
- Lightning injuries: Ryan Malone is out with mid body injuries, Randy Jones has a high ankle sprain, Steve Downie is listed as day-to-day with a knee injury
- Pavel Kubina was suspended for 3 games yesterday
- Senators injuries: Daniel Alfredsson, Milan Michalek, Matt Carkner
- Starting goalies: Roloson for Tampa and Curtis McElhinney for Ottawa
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