PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- The Ottawa Senators try to remain
unbeaten against the Philadelphia Flyers this season and pick up
valuable points in the Eastern Conference playoff race when
they meet on Friday at the Wachovia Center.
The Senators are 1-0-1 against the Flyers this season, posting a
4-1 win at the Corel Centre on December 1 and tying there on
February 26, 1-1.
Ottawa, which has 84 points, is tied with Boston for fourth
place in the tightly clustered Eastern Conference standings.
Philadelphia, which has 86, is tied with Tampa Bay and Toronto.
The Senators are 1-2-1 in their last four contests and are
coming off a 4-3 setback at Buffalo on Wednesday.
The Flyers snapped a three-game winless streak (0-1-1-1) with a
5-2 triumph over Nashville on Wednesday. Kim Johnsson had two
goals and one assist and Tony Amonte and Alexei Zhamnov had one
goal and two assists apiece.