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NHL Preview: Ottawa Senators (20-25-2) at Detroit Red Wings (26-18-5)

OTTAWA SENATORS NOTES:

INJURY REPORT:

Goaltender Anton Forsberg is on IR and won’t oppose the Predators this evening. Defenceman Travis Hamonic has missed the team’s last four contests with an upper-body injury. Total man-games lost: 109.

OTTAWA vs. DETROIT – History:

2023-24 (2-1-0): Oct. 21 @ Ottawa (5-2 loss), Nov. 16 @ Ottawa (NHL Global Series, Stockholm: 5-4 OT win), Dec. 9 @ Detroit (5-1 win), Jan. 31 @ Detroit

2022-23 (3-1-0): 12/17/22 @ Detroit (6-3 win), 12/31/22 @ Detroit (4-2 loss), 2/27/23 @ Ottawa (6-2 win), 2/28/23 @ Ottawa (6-1 win)

Series record: Overall: 29-25-1-9; Home: 15-12-1-5; Away: 14-13-0-4

Last Ottawa win: @ Ottawa (NHL Global Series, Stockholm): Nov. 16 (5-4 OT); @ Detroit: Dec. 9 (5-1)

Last Detroit win: @ Ottawa: Oct. 21 (5-2); @ Detroit: 12/31/22 (4-2)

Last OT result: Nov. 16 (5-4 OT win) @ Ottawa (NHL Global Series, Stockholm)

Last shootout: 2/29/20 (4-3 SO win) @ Ottawa

Most goals, game: Scored: 6, (4x, last; 2/28/23, 6-1 win); Allowed: 8, (12/3/93, 8-1 loss); Both teams: 12, (2/2/11, 7-5 loss)

Last Game: Dec. 9, 5-1 win @ Detroit; OTT Goals: Giroux, Tarasenko, Kubalik, Stutzle, Sanderson; DET

Goal: Kane; OTT Scratch: MacEwen; OTT Injuries: Chabot, Kastelic; OTT Goalie: Korpisalo; DET Goalies: Lyon (4 GA, L, 40:00), Reimer (0 GA, 19:22); OTT PP: 2-6; DET PP: 1-5; Shots: 37-31.

Career vs. Detroit: Giroux leads all players in career games played (36), in goals (12), in assists (28), and in points (40); Hamonic leads in penalty minutes (48) against Detroit.

ROAD SCHOLARS: The Senators have a record of 6-13-0 on the road this season … Claude Giroux maintains the team lead with nine goals on the road … Tim Stützle is the team’s road assist leader with 14 to date this season … Giroux (nine goals, 11 assists) also holds the team’s road scoring lead with 20 points while the Senators have served as visitors in 2023-24 … Ottawa registered a 15-21-5 record in 2022-23.

ON THE POWER PLAY: The Senators are 27-for-169 (16.0%) on the power play in 2023-24.

ON THE PENALTY KILL: Ottawa has allowed 39 power-play goals while having overcome 112 of 151 shorthanded situations for an efficiency rating of 74.2% this season.

DETEROIT RED WINGS NOTES:

MAN GAMES LOST (games missed / out since)

Patrick Kane – lower body (6 / Jan. 14)

Ben Chiarot – upper body (4 / Jan. 19)

Total Man Games Lost: 101 Individual Man Games Lost:

Ville Husso (19), Klim Kostin (18), Robby Fabbri (12), Dylan Larkin (6), David Perron (6), J.T. Compher (5), Alex Lyon (5), Jake Walman (5), Jeff Petry (4), Austin Czarnik (3), Christian Fischer (3), Olli Määttä (2), Joe Veleno (2), Andrew Copp (1)

TONIGHT’S GAME

DETROIT RED WINGS (26-18-5) vs. OTTAWA SENATORS (19-25-2)

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 / 7:00 P.M. ET / LITTLE CAESARS ARENA / TV: Bally Sports Detroit / RADIO: WXYT 97.1 FM

TONIGHT: 65th all-time meeting, 32nd in Detroit … Fourth of four games this season, second of two at Little Caesars Arena

ALL-TIME vs. OTT: 34-25-1-4 / HOME: 17-13-0-1 / LAST 10: 2-7-1 / IN 2022-23: 1-3-0 / THIS SEASON: 1-1-1

DET top scorers vs. OTT: Shayne Gostisbehere (5-15-20 in 24 GP), David Perron (8-9-17 in 24 GP), Dylan Larkin (9-8-17 in 29 GP), Alex DeBrincat (5-3-8 in 10 GP), Lucas Raymond (4-3-7 in 10 GP), Daniel Sprong (3-3-6 in 12 GP), Klim Kostin (0-2-2 in 4 GP)

OTT top scorers vs. DET: Claude Giroux (12-28-40 in 36 GP), Tim Stützle (6-8-14 in 9 GP), Mathieu Joseph (5-9-14 in 23 GP), Jakob Chychrun (4-9-13 in 12 GP), Brady Tkachuk (7-6-13 in 18 GP), Vladimir Tarasenko (6-7-13 in 21 GP), Thomas Chabot (3-9- 12 in 15 GP), Drake Batherson (5-6-11 in 13 GP), Dominik Kubalík (8-1-9 in 15 GP), Josh Norris (5-3-8 in 7 GP), Jake Sanderson (4-1-5 in 7 GP), Artem Zub (1-3-4 in 7 GP), Ridly Greig (1-0-1 in 2 GP)

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