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Senators will make splash

The biggest sports team in Canada's capital city will be looking to make a huge splash on Canada Day.

The Ottawa Senators will definitely be looking for help on defense. None of their defensive prospects look ready to make the jump to the NHL, so Senators general manager Bryan Murray will be looking to add help through free agency.

The team has not re-signed UFAs Matt Carkner, Matt Gilroy and Filip Kuba. It is likely the team will bring back Carkner, but not the others. It is curious that Kuba was not brought back considering how well he played alongside Norris-winner Erik Karlsson.

Murray likely has plans for a UFA he would like Karlsson to skate with, or he might b...