The Senators will be without defenceman Sergei Gonchar for this one.
He took a shot off the ankle early in the game against Washington and has a bruised ankle. The team is calling it day to day but he will not be in the line up tonight. That means Brian Lee will draw back in on the back end.
Meanwhile up front, the Sens will once again be without Bobby Butler. He injured his groin last Thursday against the Avalanche and has been placed on the IR. With Winchester still on the shelf, the Sens will go with the same twelve forwards that dressed in Washington.
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Craig Anderson is expected to dress as the back up tonight with Alex Auld set to make his second straight start. Anderson missed practice due to personal reasons yesterday and with Auld coming off a strong start in Washington, MacLean has decided to go back to him tonight.
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