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About the Senators - Game 3 - 05-19-13

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

 

A preview of the Senators.

When and where: 7:30 p.m., EDT. Scotiabank Place.

TV: NBC Sports Network, CBC, RDS.

Leading postseason scorer: Daniel Alfredsson, 7 points (2 goals, 5 assists).

Last Game: 4-3 road loss to the Penguins in Game 2, Friday. Robin Lehner made 20 saves for the Senators.

Probable goaltenders: Tomas Vokoun (4-0, 1.70 GAA, .945 SV%) for the Penguins and Craig Anderson (4-2, 2.52 GAA, .931 SV%) for the Senators.

Injuries: For the Penguins, center Joe Vitale (undisclosed) is out. For the Senators, defensemen Eric Gryba (undisclosed), Patrick Weircioch ("lower body") and left winger Mike Hoffman (collarbone) are out. Center Dave Dziurzynski (concussion) is on injured reserve.

Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins primary lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:

14 Chris Kunitz  - 87 Sidney Crosby -  9 Pascal Dupuis
12 Jarome Iginla - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 18 James Neal
10 Brenden Morrow - 16 Brandon Sutter - 24 Matt Cooke
15 Tanner Glass - 27 Craig Adams - 48 Tyler Kennedy

44 Brooks Orpik - 7 Paul Martin
58 Kris Letang - 2 Matt Niskanen
4 Mark Eaton - 2 Douglas Murray

The Senators' primary lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:

33 Jakob Silvferberg - 7 Kyle Turris (above) - 11 Daniel Alfredsson
89 Cory Conacher - 19 Jason Spezza - 9 Milan Michalek
15 Zack Smith - 93 Mika Zibanejad - 25 Chris Neil
14 Colin Greening - 44 Jean-Gabriel Pageau - 22 Erik Condra

3 Marc Méthot - 65 Erik Karlsson
4 Chris Phillips - 61 Andre Benoit
2 Jared Cowen - 55 Sergei Gonchar

Notes:

-The last time the Penguins played the Senators, this happened:

-Crosby speaks:

-Dan Bylsma speaks:

-Jason Spezza will return to the lineup after being sidelined since February due to a back injury.

-Our live blog, directly from Canada's capital, begins at approximately 6:30 p.m. Please tune in.

(Photo: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

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