Devils bring losing streak into game against the Senators

New Jersey Devils (36-36-4, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (33-38-4, seventh in the Atlantic Division)

Ottawa, Ontario; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils aim to stop their three-game slide with a win over the Ottawa Senators.

Ottawa has gone 20-17-2 at home and 33-38-4 overall. The Senators are 8-9-4 in games decided by one goal.

New Jersey is 36-36-4 overall and 19-17-2 on the road. The Devils are 13-7-1 in games they convert at least one power play.

Saturday's game is the third time these teams square off this season. The Senators won the last meeting 5-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brady Tkachuk has 33 goals and 33 assists for the Senators. Drake Batherson has four goals and six assists over the past 10 games.

Jack Hughes has 26 goals and 47 assists for the Devils. Timo Meier has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 5-5-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.

Devils: 4-6-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.5 assists, 4.6 penalties and 16.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

INJURIES: Senators: Angus Crookshank: day to day (lower body), Thomas Chabot: day to day (lower body), Josh Norris: out for season (upper body), Matthew Highmore: out (upper-body), Travis Hamonic: day to day (lower body), Zack MacEwen: out (lower body).

Devils: Dougie Hamilton: out (pectoral), Nolan Foote: day to day (undisclosed), Nathan Bastian: out (upper body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.