It’s a game night versus our expansion brethren Tampa Bay Lightning. As much as I’m looking forward to the prospect of watching the now-infamous 1-3-1 system, I’m half-hoping that the Senators can work in some footage from their expansion draft so fans can raise reflective questions like, “Why didn’t we draft Brian Bradley?”
Ah well, here are today’s news and notes…
Putting Milan on the Map
In case you haven’t noticed, Milan Michalek’s killing it. Every time I bring up how unsustainable his 21.1-percent shooting percentage is, he manages to chip in with another goal. His 16 goals are tied for the NHL lead with Steven Stamkos and the oldest looking 24-year old in the world.
To Milan’s credit, he’s getting it done in crunch time. Of his 16 goals, 10 have come when there’s been a goal margin of 1 or the score has been tied. Of these 10 goals, 4 have come in the third period. He has two game winners and is 3 for 4 in his shootout attempts. The man has been clutch for th