Denver; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche look to stop their four-game home slide with a win against the Ottawa Senators.
Colorado is 20-16-3 overall and 9-8-3 in home games. The Avalanche have gone 16-6-2 in games they score three or more goals.
Ottawa is 18-19-3 overall and 8-9-2 on the road. The Senators have committed 174 total penalties (4.4 per game) to rank 10th in NHL play.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two clubs.
Tim Stuetzle has 18 goals and 21 assists for the Senators. Claude Giroux has one goal and eight assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 3-6-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.7 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.
Senators: 5-4-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 3.9 assists, three penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
The Associated Press