■ When, where: Tonight, 7, Scotiabank Place, Ottawa.
■ TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).
■ Goals: Milan Michalek 5, Daniel Alfredsson 3, Alex Kovalev 3.
■ Assists: Alfredsson 8, Jason Spezza 7, Mike Fisher 5.
■ Goaltending: Pascal Leclaire (4-2-1, 2.71 GAA), Brian Elliott (1-0-0, 2.00).
■ Head to head: This is the first of six meetings this season. The Bruins won last year’s season series, 5-1.
■ Miscellany: The Senators (11 points) are tied with Buffalo for the Northeast Division lead, two points ahead of the Bruins. Ottawa lost at home to Nashville, 6-5 in overtime, Thursday night . . . Coming off three straight 30-goal seasons, Spezza is still without a goal . . . Defenseman Filip Kuba (lower body) hasn’t played since Oct. 3.