Nick Foligno and Peter Regin Need To Help End Ottawa Senators’ Scoring Woes

November 2nd, 2010 by Christopher Smith Leave a reply »
Plain and simple, the Ottawa Senators need more scoring from Foligno and Regin.

Eleven games into the season and the Ottawa Senators are ranked 20th in the league for goals scored with a stingy 26 lamp lighters.  

Add to this that half of those goals have come from the trio of Daniel Alfredsson, Milan Michalek and Mike Fisher and that Foligno and Regin are both waiting for their first goals of the season, and Ottawa's scoring woes seems intimately connected to their lack of secondary scoring.

It wasn't suppose to be this way.

The 23-year-old Foligno is coming off an outstanding preseason performance, where he tallied four goals and two assists in only six games, and 24-year-old Regin raised hopes in last year's playoffs when he collected three goals and one assist in only six games.

Coming into this season, these two guys were supposed to be the young guns the offensively challenged Ottawa team needs them to be.

"We need other guys to start scoring," coach Cory Clouston said.  "They have to help out. There’s definitely room for improvement.”

The pressure is even more intense now that Michalek is out of ...

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