B-Sens Pre-Game: Adirondack Phantoms


The Senators will attempt to make it four wins in a row on the road as they trek into northern country of New York State to Glens Falls for a 7:00 pm face off tonight against the Adirondack Phantoms at Glens Falls Civic Center. This would be a rematch to last Saturday’s home loss as Luke Richardson had this to say about facing the Phantoms, “we owe these guys“. Adirondack is also coming off a 2-1 home win Wednesday vs. the Springfield Falcons and look to make a streak of their own by trying for three in a row when they play tonight against Binghamton.

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(5-3-0-0) 10 pts

Fourth in East Division

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(3-4-0-2) 8 pts

4th in Northeast Division

Projected B-Sens Lineup

 

  • Forward Lines

Schneider-DaCosta-Hoffman

Prince-Pageau-Kramer

Karlsson-Puempel-Robinson

Dziurzynski-Hamilton-Cowick

  • Defensemen

Borowiecki-Ceci

Blood-Wideman

Claesson-Sdao

  • Goaltenders

Lawson / Hammond

 

-Pre-Game Notes

- Sens are coming off a dismal effort last Saturday against these Phantoms losing 3-1 at The Arena. Sloppy, sluggish and inadequate goaltending sunk the Sens as Adirondack took advantage and played their grind it out type of game. Cal Heeter made 35 saves and was solid in net for the Phantoms. Can’t say the same for Andrew Hammond as he was not as sharp and didn’t get any help from the defensive lapses in play.

- Speaking of Heeter, he’s just starting to warm up by winning his 2nd in a row and was the #1 Star on Wednesday night’s win over Springfield by making 27 saves.

- Sens pp continues to remain hot in #1 position at 32.3% and the pk not so hot and stands at 23rd at 79.5%. Phantoms are 24th on the pp at 12.5% and a respectable 9th for the pk at 86%.

- B-Sens must get back to playing an uptempo, fluid game and not stand around the rink watching Adirondack skate around them. However, Sens are a good road team by winning 3 out of 4 so far this season.

- Sens get a big boost with forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau being sent down from Ottawa. Last year’s B-Sens MVP will be returning for the first time since his call up on April 11th of last season. He had 1 goal in 8 games this season for Ottawa but recently saw his ice time diminish (also injured) and with the emergence of Derek Grant and Mika Zibanejad taking his spot in the line up.

-3 Key Players To Watch For

Adirondack: Goalie Heeter (2-2 2.75, .919%), Forward Jason Akeson (1g 5a 9gms) and Ben Holmstrom (team leading 29 shots).

Binghamton: Forwards Ludwig Karlsson and Mike Hoffman (4g 4a 8gms), Defenseman Chris Wideman (1g 6a 7gms).

-Bingo Scratches

Injured: Forward Mark Stone, shoulder Forwards Jim O’Brien, pulled muscle, and Andre Petersson, undisclosed.

Healthy: Defensman Tyler Eckford and forward Jakub Culek.

-Head to Head Results

Phantoms take out the Sens 3-1 last Saturday night in Binghamton for a 1-0 series lead.

-Media

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-B-Sens Tweet of the Day

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-Last Game’s Highlights (10-26-13)

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