Meanwhile, a minor league call-up or two will be wearing Ottawa jerseys against Vancouver as the Senators deal with a decimated defense corps.
Young rearguards Thomas Chabot and 2015 fifth-round pick Christian Jaros were promoted from the Senators’ AHL farm team in Belleville, Ontario, on Sunday after Ben Harpur became the latest casualty.
Harpur, who was an earlier call-up from Belleville, joined fellow defensemen Johnny Oduya (lower body) and captain Erik Karlsson (foot) on the sideline. Oduya was hurt in the season opener, a shootout loss to the Washington Capitals, while Karlsson is recuperating from surgery to repair a heel injury sustained in 2016-17.
Clayton Thorson threw for 142 yards and two interceptions while getting sacked four times in another rough outing for Northwestern (2-3, 0-2). Justin Jackson finished with 66 yards after rushing for 67 in the first half.
The Wildcats also had two of their top defensive players get ejected for targeting in the second half, with linebacker Paddy Fisher flagged for a hit on McSorley and safety Godwin Igwebuike for striking Miles Sanders.
“We weren’t happy with either of the games prior to this,” Murray said. “This is Design Cheap Jerseys our first really good team effort and I think every single guy in the room stepped up.”
Nashville forward Nick Bonino faced his former team for the first time since Denver Broncos Cheap Jerseys signing a four-year, $16.4 million contract with the Predators in July. Bonino, who received his Stanley Cup ring from Pittsburgh on Saturday, scored in the first two games of the Final before a broken tibia in his left leg sidelined him for the rest of the playoffs.