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Mar.15/23 vs Utica Comets (NHL Affiliate: New Jersey Devils)
The Belleville Senators are back at CAA Arena tonight for a quick stop as they continue the playoff push against the Utica Comets. The Sens are coming off a three-game road trip that saw them earn four of a possible six points against Laval, Utica and Lehigh Valley and are hoping to pick up another victory on home ice before hitting the road for Cleveland this weekend. Belleville’s push for the playoffs continues as well, with the Senators sitting just one point back of the playoff cut line to start the week. The Sens have also earned at least a point in five straight games. The Comets, meanwhile, are looking to get hot again after having their seven-game point streak (which included two three-game win streaks) snapped last Sunday.
This is the season finale of the six-game season series between the Sens and Comets, with Belleville still looking for its first win (0-3-2-0). In their most recent meeting last week, Alexander Holtz scored the game-winner in overtime as the Comets picked up a 4-3 victory. Lifetime against the Comets, the Senators are an even 13-13-3-0 and 7-7-1-0 at CAA Arena.
The most significant change to the lineup from Sunday in Lehigh Valley is the addition of newly-acquired defenceman Dylan Blujus. The 28-year-old from Buffalo, New York will make his Belleville Sens debut against his former club, after playing 19 games there this season, plus another 123 games with the Comets between 2017-2020. Full lineup information, including tonight’s starting goaltender, will be available prior to puck drop.
|#||Name||Pos.||Last Game||Games Missed||Notes|
|7||Viktor Lodin||LW||Feb.18/23 vs LAV||10||Upper Body|
|10||Philippe Daoust||C||Nov.23/22 @ UTC||41||Shoulder|
|14||Rourke Chartier||C||Feb.2/23 vs ROC||16||Lower Body|
|26||Brennan Saulnier||C||Feb.20/23 vs LAV||9||Upper Body|
|35||Antoine Bibeau||G||Feb.20/23 vs LAV||9||—|
|49||Scott Sabourin||RW||Feb.17/23 vs LAV||11||Lower Body|
Who to Watch:
Belleville Defender Lassi Thomson (three goals, two assists) and forward Roby Jarventie (two goals, one assist) each bring three-game point streaks into tonight’s matchup. John Quenneville continued his steady play on Saturday at Lehigh Valley, scoring twice, while defenceman Max Guenette had a three-game point streak snapped. Forward Mitch Heard got on the score sheet for the first time as a…
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