Ottawa, Ontario; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Ottawa Senators host the Nashville Predators after Tim Stuetzle recorded a hat trick in the Senators' 8-4 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Ottawa is 18-18-3 overall and 11-9-1 in home games. The Senators have a 17-5-2 record in games they score three or more goals.
Nashville has an 18-14-6 record overall and a 9-8-3 record in road games. The Predators have a 15-4-2 record in games they score at least three goals.
Monday's game is the second time these teams meet this season. The Senators won the last matchup 3-2. Stuetzle scored three goals in the win.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brady Tkachuk has 14 goals and 26 assists for the Senators. Stuetzle has scored eight goals and added four assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 5-4-1, averaging three goals, 4.5 assists, three penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
Predators: 6-2-2, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
INJURIES: Senators: Travis Hamonic: day to day (undisclosed), Mathieu Joseph: out (lower body), Josh Norris: out (shoulder), Artem Zub: out (face), Rourke Chartier: out (upper-body), Tyler Motte: out (finger).
The Associated Press