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Alfredsson Skates Again Today, Hopes To Play Tomorrow

from Rob Brodie of the Senators website,

In the wake of a 2-0 victory on Saturday night in New York, the eight-seeded Senators lead the best-of-seven affair 3-2 and can oust the conference’s top regular-season team — 17 points better than the Senators in the final standings, we hasten to add — with one more victory in front of what should be another raucous sellout crowd at Scotiabank Place.

Alfredsson, who’s missed the last three games after suffering a concussion in Game 2 — courtesy of an elbow to the head by the Rangers’ Carl Hagelin — would dearly love to be a part of it all, though he’s not quite ready to make that decision just yet.

“Today is another step and it’s been a good couple of days,” said the 39-year-old captain, who hit the ice Saturday for the first time in five days. “I’m going to wait until tomorrow but the way the last two days have felt, I’m encouraged.”

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