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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Ottawa, Ontario to take on the Ottawa Senators. The Ottawa Senators are coming off a 5-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday. It was a multi-point game for Zack Smith who picked up 2 points. Zack Smith is currently in the top bunch for his team offensively. Mike Hoffman had a big night with 1 goals and 1 assists. Mike Hoffman is currently in the top bunch for his team offensively. It was a multi-point game for Mark Stone who picked up 3 points. Mark Stone is in the top five in points for his team this year. Tom Pyatt scored in the second period. It was a multi-point game for Kyle Turris who picked up 2 points. The Pittsburgh Penguins are playing in a back-to-back in this one. The Ottawa Senators have not played since Sunday.
We have Mike Condon penciled in as the confirmed starter for the Ottawa Senators. He allowed 3 goals on 38 shots during his latest appearance. In 7 games at home last season, he posted a 5-2-0 record and 0.932 SV%.
Matt Murray is expected to get the call here. He was superb in his most recent game, posting a 0.926 save percentage. Matt Murray was unremarkable on the road last season with a 0.912 SV% over 3 appearances
The Ottawa Senators need to work on their structure as they've had trouble moving the puck up the ice this season. The Ottawa Senators have been skillful at home, posting a 12-6-4 record. The Pittsburgh Penguins have gone 8-6-3 on the road. The Ottawa Senators have gone 6-5 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The Pittsburgh Penguins have gone 10-4 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Ottawa Senators are 7-9 when taking on a team with a winning record .The Ottawa Senators are 7-9 when playing a team with a winning record.
The total here seems a little low. Back the over in this one.
Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
Over 5.5 112