Senators in action against the Panthers following overtime victory

Ottawa Senators (34-39-4, seventh in the Atlantic Division) vs. Florida Panthers (48-24-6, second in the Atlantic Division)

Sunrise, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Panthers host the Ottawa Senators after the Senators knocked off the Washington Capitals 3-2 in overtime.

Florida has a 14-5-4 record in Atlantic Division play and a 48-24-6 record overall. The Panthers have an 18-5-1 record in games they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponents.

Ottawa is 34-39-4 overall and 12-8-2 against the Atlantic Division. The Senators are 29-16-1 in games they score at least three goals.

The matchup Tuesday is the fourth time these teams meet this season. The Panthers won 6-0 in the previous matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Matthew Tkachuk has 25 goals and 59 assists for the Panthers. Aleksander Barkov Jr. has scored five goals and added five assists over the past 10 games.

Tim Stutzle has scored 18 goals with 52 assists for the Senators. Brady Tkachuk has three goals and eight assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 3-5-2, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.3 assists, 6.4 penalties and 15.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

Senators: 6-4-0, averaging 3.1 goals, five assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

INJURIES: Panthers: Aaron Ekblad: day to day (undisclosed), Steven Lorentz: day to day (illness), Carter Verhaeghe: out (undisclosed).

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


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