Ottawa Senators at St.Louis Blues Game Preview

The Ottawa Senators start off their three game road trip tonight in St.Louis, looking to bounce back after Saturdays 4-1 loss.

8:00PM Scottrade Center


Radio: TSN 1200 Ottawa

Ottawa Senators (22-15-4, 4th in Atlantic Division 17th in the NHL)

St.Louis Blues (23-16-5, 3rd in Western Division, 11th in the NHL)

Leading Scorers: Erik Karlsson (41 GP – 7– G -28– A – 35– PTS), Mark Stone (40 GP -13 G -19 A – 32 PTS) Mike Hoffman (37 GP – 12 G -17– A –29 –PTS)

Injuries: Andrew Hammond

            Clarke MacArthur

The Senators are currently 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The Toronto Maple Leafs sit 3rd both clubs have 48 points in 41 games played. The Boston Bruins sit 2nd in the Atlantic division with 51 points in 47 games played.
Vladimir Tarasenko leads the Blues in points with 20 Goals ,24 Assists in 44 GP. Tarasenko is sixth in NHL scoring. Robby Fabbri who sits second in team scoring is trailing Tarasenko by 16 points.
Mike Condon will make his 19th straight appearance and 10th straight start for the Senators. Chris Driedger has been called up from Binghamton to dress as the backup during the road trip.

Special Teams Mismatch Ottawa: PP 17.1% (20th); PK 82.7% (12th) St.Louis: PP 21.8% (8th); PK 85.3% (5th).


Projected Senators Lines.

Zack Smith-Derick Brassard-Mark Stone

Ryan Dzingel-Kyle Turris-Bobby Ryan

Mike Hoffman-J.G. Pageau-Tom Pyatt

Chris Kelly-Curtis Lazar-Chris Neil


Marc Methot-Erik Karlsson

Dion Phaneuf-Cody Ceci

Mark Borowiecki-Chris Wideman


Mike Condon

Chris Driedger

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