OTTAWA (Ticker) - The Ottawa Senators acquired goaltender Martin
Gerber in the offseason hoping he would solidify them between
But so far Gerber has struggled, so the Senators turn to Ray
Emery when they host the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
Gerber has struggled in both of his appearances, going 1-2-0
with a 3.78 goals-against average and a lowly .878 save
The Senators have lost back-to-back games to Toronto and Buffalo
while getting outscored, 10-3. A reason the talented Senators
have underachieved is ineptitude on the power play - Ottawa is
1-for-19 this season and scoreless in 13 attempts at home.
Calgary opened the season by splitting a home-and-home series
with Northwest Division rival Edmonton, but dropped a 4-1
decision to San Jose on Monday in its last outing. Alex Tanguay
scored the Flames' lone goal on the power play with three
Goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 22-of-26 shots. In three
starts, Kiprusoff is 1-2-0 with a solid 2.73 GAA but a weak .886