Groin issue likely to sideline Sens' Spezza vs. Coyotes Staff

10/25/2010 12:17:03 PM

It appears as though the struggling Ottawa Senators will be without Jason Spezza for at least one more game.

The 27-year old Spezza did not take the ice at Senators' practice Monday after missing the past two games with a groin injury.  Head coach Cory Clouston told reporters following practice that his top playmaker is doubtful for Tuesday's game with the Phoenix Coyotes, however he hopes to have him back in the lineup for Thursday's encounter with the Florida Panthers.

In five games this season, the Mississauga, Ontario native has one goal and four assists but has been dealing with groin issues since training camp.