When, where: Tonight, 7, at Scotiabank Place, Ottawa.
TV, radio: NESN, WBZ (1030).
Goals: Dany Heatley 4, Jason Spezza 3, Jarkko Ruutu 2.
Assists: Filip Kuba 6, Daniel Alfredsson 4, Spezza 4.
Goaltending: Martin Gerber (1-1-1, 3.28 GAA), Alex Auld (1-0-0, 1.00).
Head to head: Tonight is the first of six meetings. The Bruins were 4-3-0-1 against Ottawa last season.
Miscellany: Alfredsson, who underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone chip in his right knee last week, returned last night and had two assists against Phoenix . . . Former Bruin Auld, who signed a two-year, $2 million deal with Ottawa in July, had the Senators' first victory, stopping 30 shots in a win over the Penguins in Stockholm Oct. 5 . . . The offensively gifted Spezza was a team-worst minus-4 before his plus-3 last night . . . Kuba is part of a new-look blue line. He joined from Tampa Bay with fellow defenseman Alexandre Picard and a first-round pick in a deal for Andrej Meszaros.