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About the Senators - Game 5 - 05-24-13

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

A preview of the Senators.

When and where: 7:30 p.m., EDT. Consol Energy Center.

TV: NBC Sports Network, CBC, RDS.

Leading postseason scorer: Daniel Alfredsson, 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists).

Last Game:7-3 home loss in Game 4, Wednesday. Alfredsson had a goal and an assist for the Senators.

Probable goaltenders: Tomas Vokoun (5-1, 1.82 GAA, .930 SV%) for the Penguins and Craig Anderson (5-3, 2.66 GAA, .928 SV%) for the Senators.

Injuries: For the Penguins, left wingers and Chris Kunitz (undisclosed) Brenden Morrow (undisclosed) are questionable. For the Senators, defensemen Eric Gryba (undisclosed), Patrick Weircioch ("lower body"), left winger Mike Hoffman (collarbone) and right winger Mark Stone (ankle) are out. Center Dave Dziurzynski (concussion) is on injured reserve.

Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins' 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
24 Matt Cooke - 16 Brandon Sutter - 48 Tyler Kennedy
19 Beau Bennett - 36 Jussi Jokinen - 27 Craig Adams

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

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

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

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

Notes:

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

-This too:

-Can the Penguins learn any lessons from 2011?

-Dan Bylsma speaks:

-Morrow speaks:

-Crosby speaks:

-The Senators have reunited their "big" line of Alfredsson, Michalek and Spezza.

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