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Summer Skate: Ottawa Senators

The Sens could chase playoffs, but does Daniel Alfredsson have enough left in the tank?

Updated: September 3, 2010, 11:35 AM ET
By Tom Awad & E.J. Hradek | Puck Prospectus/ESPN The Magazine

Using the VUKOTA projection system of Puck Prospectus, Insider takes the temperature of key players on every NHL team. For a detailed explanation of Prospectus' proprietary GVT value metric, read more here.

Summer Skate -- Ottawa Senators

It's hard to shake the image of the Senators as a team in disarray. Over the last two years, they've lost Dany Heatley and Anton Volchenkov, endured countless Jason Spezza trade rumors, and remain one of the few NHL teams without a convincing No. 1 goaltender. Yet they finished fifth in the Eastern Conference last year and put together a 10-game winning streak midway through the season.


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