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What’s Wrong With The Ottawa Senators?

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,

Blanked at home by Philadelphia, a stirring comeback win over Boston, followed by a clunker Sunday against Columbus.

Will the real Ottawa Senators please stand up?

The inconsistencies that have plagued the team since the beginning of the season are continuing.

"We can't start games, to begin with," Senators GM Bryan Murray told ESPN.com Monday. "We don't move the puck nearly as well as I thought we did last year. We're not playing with the same energy. We played hard every night last year. We’ve kind of lost that identity right now."

The Senators have given up the opening goal in 14 of their 20 games heading into Tuesday night's game at Philadelphia. It's tough enough to win in this league without having to play from behind all the time.

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