Senators bring 7-game losing streak into matchup against the Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins (28-27-8, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (25-33-4, eighth in the Atlantic Division)

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

BOTTOM LINE: The Ottawa Senators look to break their seven-game skid when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Ottawa has gone 17-14-2 at home and 25-33-4 overall. The Senators are seventh in the league serving 10.8 penalty minutes per game.

Pittsburgh has a 28-27-8 record overall and a 12-15-4 record on the road. The Penguins have gone 7-9-6 in games decided by one goal.

The teams square off Tuesday for the third time this season. The Senators won the previous matchup 5-4 in overtime.

TOP PERFORMERS: Claude Giroux has 18 goals and 34 assists for the Senators. Drake Batherson has five goals and three assists over the last 10 games.

Erik Karlsson has eight goals and 35 assists for the Penguins. Rickard Rakell has scored four goals and added two assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 2-6-2, averaging 2.3 goals, 4.4 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.

Penguins: 4-6-0, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.8 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up four goals per game.

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

Penguins: Jansen Harkins: out (upper body), Drew O'Connor: day to day (concussion), Matt Nieto: out (knee).


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