Canucks aim to keep win streak alive, host the Senators
Ottawa Senators (32-27-4, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (27-32-5, sixth in the Pacific Division)
Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Vancouver Canucks will attempt to prolong a three-game win streak with a victory against the Ottawa Senators.
Vancouver has gone 14-17-1 in home games and 27-32-5 overall. The Canucks are 27-9-5 in games they score three or more goals.
Ottawa has a 14-15-2 record on the road and a 32-27-4 record overall. The Senators have committed 297 total penalties (4.7 per game) to rank second in league play.
The teams square off Saturday for the second time this season. The Canucks won 6-4 in the last meeting. Jonathan Tanner Miller led the Canucks with two goals.
TOP PERFORMERS: Elias Pettersson has scored 30 goals with 51 assists for the Canucks. Quinn Hughes has 11 assists over the last 10 games.
Brady Tkachuk has 26 goals and 40 assists for the Senators. Tim Stutzle has scored seven goals and added five assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 6-3-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.4 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Senators: 7-3-0, averaging four goals, 6.8 assists, 5.5 penalties and 15.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
INJURIES: Canucks: Ethan Bear: out (upper body), Filip Hronek: day to day (upper-body), Oliver Ekman-Larsson: out (lower body), Ilya Mikheyev: out for season (knee), Tanner Pearson: out for season (hand), Travis Dermott: out (undisclosed), Tucker Poolman: out (undisclosed).
Senators: Josh Norris: out for season (shoulder), Anton Forsberg: out (knees), Cam Talbot: out (lower body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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