When and where: 7 p.m. EST. Consol Energy Center.
TV: Root Sports, TSN, RDS.
Record: 24-21-10, 58 points. The Senators is in sixth place in the Atlantic Division.
Leading Scorer: Erik Karlsson, 51 points (13 goals, 38 assists).
Last Game: 6-3 road loss to the Maple Leafs, Saturday. Chris Neil had two goals and an assist for the Senators.
Last Game against the Penguins: 5-0 home win, Dec. 23. Craig Anderson (right) made 27 saves for the Senators.
Senators Player We Would Bet Money On Scoring: Bobby Ryan. In six career games against the Penguins, he has six points.
Ex-Penguins on the Senators: None.
Ex-Senators on the Penguins: Jacques Martin, head coach; Ray Shero, general manager.
Useless Senators Trivia Vaguely Related to the Penguins: Senators left winger Chris Neil has 2,115 career penalty minutes, most of any player selected in the 1998 draft. Former Penguins/Senators left winger Jarkko Ruutu is second with 1,078.
Best Senators Video We Could Find: This! Is! ... a terrible ripoff of "300:"
Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (29-13-1, 2.228 GAA, .917 SV%) for the Penguins. Craig Anderson (18-11-7, 3.07 GAA, .906 SV%) for the Senators.
Injuries: For the Penguins, defenseman Kris Letang (illness) is out. Right wingers Beau Bennett (hand/wrist), Chris Conner (hand), Pascal Dupuis (knee), center Joe Vitale ("upper body") and goaltender Tomas Vokoun (blood clots) are on injured reserve. For the Senators, defenseman Chris Phillips ("lower body") is out. Right winger Mark Stone ("upper body") is on injured reserve.
Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins did not have normal line and defensive pairing rushes at today's morning skate. Consider this a guess based on Saturday's game against the Coyotes:
14 Chris Kunitz - 87 Sidney Crosby - 49 Brian Gibbons
36 Jussi Jokinen - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 18 James Neal
15 Tanner Glass - 16 Brandon Sutter - 59 Jayson Megna
17 Taylor Pyatt - 27 Craig Adams - 5 Deryk Engelland
44 Brooks Orpik - 7 Paul Martin
3 Olli Maatta - 2 Matt Niskanen
4 Rob Scuderi - 41 Robert Bortuzzo
The Senators' lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:
9 Milan Michalek - 19 Jason Spezza - 93 Mika Zibanejad
16 Clarke MacArthur - 7 Kyle Turris - 6 Bobby Ryan
14 Colin Greening - 15 Zack Smith - 25 Chris Neil
89 Cory Conacher - 24 Stephane Da Costa - 22 Erik Condra
2 Jared Cowen - 65 Erik Karlsson
3 Marc Méthot - 62 Eric Gryba
46 Patrick Wiercioch - 5 Cody Ceci
-The last time the Penguins played the Senators, this happened:
-Kunitz has 199 career goals.
-Jokinen has 397 career points.
-Ryan needs three more points to tie former Islanders/Sabres/Maple Leafs/Stars left winger Randy Wood for the most career points by a New Jersey-born NHLer at 334.
-The referees are Chris Lee and Rob Martell. The linesmen are Derek Arnell and Tony Sericolo.
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(Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)