–Erik Condra talked about his shootout attempt:
Guys watch the shootouts before the game. (Hedberg) looks good if you score five-hole. If you don’t, it doesn’t look so good.
–Daniel Alfredsson talked about the game and identified the primary problem:
I thought we did step up our play from the last few games. We skated a lot better (Tuesday) against a tight-checking team. I thought maybe we could have had a few more calls with us, but that’s the way it goes.
–Sports Illustrated‘s power rankings are out with Ottawa 15th.
–Joy Lindsay reports that Robin Lehner is expected to start tonight behind the following lineup: Derek Grant-Pat Cannone-André Petersson, David Dziurzynski-Wacey Hamilton-Jack Downing, Mike Hoffman-Louie Caporusso-Mark Parrish, Cole Schneider-Stéphane Da Costa-Mike Bartlett; Mark Borowiecki-Craig Schira, Dan Henningson-Tim Conboy, Patrick Wiercioch-Eric Gryba.
–Jerry Crasnick writes a lengthy article about Donald Fehr, so for those interested in learning about the head of the NHLPA check it out.
This article is written by Peter Levi, be sure to follow @eyeonthesens