Things we don't care about:
Already the holder of the NHL record for wins to begin a career with nine, Senators rookie goaltender Ray Emery could tie another NHL record tomorrow against New Jersey. The Hamilton native will be attempting to match Philadelphia Flyer Bernie Parent’s mark of 12 wins in a calendar month, which he recorded in March of 1974.He's got two games left this month.
Things we do care about:
Defenceman Anton Volchenkov (stiff neck) was back at practice on Monday, but he’s still questionable for tomorrow’s game against New Jersey.
Dominik Hasek (adductor muscle) expects to skate some time this week in his full equipment, without his teammates.
Martin Havlat (shoulder) will be re-examined by doctors in Cleveland in the next few days. He hopes to be cleared to resume full-contact drills.
Zdeno Chara (right hand) and Mike Fisher (right ankle) still have some recovering to do, but both said they noticed significant improvements with their injuries since last week.
Defenceman Wade Redden didn’t skate at practice today, but he’ll be in the lineup tomorrow after resting his sore hip.