Eichel and the Sabres visit the Senators
Ottawa, Ontario; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jack Eichel and Buffalo square off against Ottawa. He currently ranks sixth in the in the NHL with 74 points, scoring 33 goals and recording 41 assists.
The Senators are 7-8-5 against the rest of their division. Ottawa leads the league with 12 shorthanded goals, led by Chris Tierney with four.
The Sabres are 10-11-2 against the rest of their division. Buffalo has surrendered 41 power-play goals, killing 75.2% of opponent opportunities.
In their last meeting on Jan. 28, Ottawa won 5-2.
Eichel leads the Sabres with 33 goals and has 74 points. Rasmus Dahlin has totaled one goal and six assists over the last 10 games for Buffalo.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 5-4-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.1 assists, two penalties and 4.2 penalty minutes while allowing 2.7 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.
Senators: 3-5-2, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.6 assists, 3.1 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
INJURIES: Senators: Mark Borowiecki: day to day (personal).
Sabres: Carter Hutton: day to day (undisclosed).