-With five days off the Sens will get to sit and watch the standings change as Washington and Buffalo will play twice over that period (including tonight). For those who like percentages, the win put Ottawa’s chances to get into the playoffs up to 96% (link).
–Bruce Garrioch speculates that Ben Bishop will miss the rest of the regular season.
–TSN and The Hockey News‘ power rankings are out with Ottawa 13th and 16th.
–Stu Hackel looks at Quebec’s chance to land an NHL franchise. The article is worth reading through and Hackel’s understandably cautious, but I think it’s beyond the point of speculation to say that Phoenix will move to Quebec.
-As expected, Sens prospect Chris Wideman has joined the Binghamton Senators on an ATO.
–Joy Lindsay provides Binghamton’s practice lines: Grant-Cannone-Petersson, Hoffman-Da Costa-Parrish, Dziurzynski-Hamilton-Downing, Puempel-Bartlett-Schneider/Lessard; Patrick Wiercioch-Eric Gryba, Mark Borowiecki-Craig Schira, Chris Wideman-Dan Henningson, Josh Godfrey-Tim Conboy. Louie Caporusso was injured in Binghamton’s last game and is expected to miss the rest of the season (as is Corey Locke).
This article is written by Peter Levi, be sure to follow @eyeonthesens