Dallas Stars vs Ottawa Senators Prediction & Preview

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That Ottawa Senators will go on the road and take on Dallas stars at the American Airlines Center. The Senators have a record of 2-4-0. The stars have a record of 3-3-1.

Senators lose three straight

Ottawa have lost three games in a row. Their last game was a 7-5 loss to the Washington Capitals. Drake Batherson had a hat trick and an assist. Thomas Chabot and Josh Norris each had two points. Anton Forsberg started the match and scored four goals on 16 shots. He was pulled in the first period. Filip Gustavsson replaced Forsberg. Gustavsson allowed three goals on 15 shots.

The offense was less than the average last season for Ottawa. They became number 19th in goals per. match and 16th in shots per match. Brady Tkachuk led the team with 36 points last season. Ottawa have scored three goals or fewer in five of six games this season. They have an average of 2.50 goals per game. match and 30.0 shots per. match. Drake Batherson leads the team by six points.

Defense and goalkeeping were a weakness for Sens last year. They became number 28th in goals against per game and 27th in shots against per match. Matt Murray suffered a head and neck injury last week and will miss this match. He has been very good in his two starts this season, allowing two goals or fewer in each. Anton Forsberg has started three matches and played in four. He has a record of 1-2-0 with a 4.80 GAA and a .885 SV%. Ottawa allows 3.17 goals per game. match and 32.0 shots per. match.

Stars Drop Two Straight Games

Stars lost 3-2 in overtime against the Vegas Golden Knights Wednesday night. Alexander Radulov and Luke Glendening each scored a goal. Anton Khudobin stopped 18 out of 21 shots.

The offense was ineffective for Dallas last year. They became number 18th in goals per. match and eighth in shots per. match. Joe Pavelski led the team with 51 points last season. The offensive has not started well at all this season. They have scored three goals or less in each match and have on average only 1.86 goals per game. match. Miro Heiskanen leads the team with seven points. No player has scored more than two goals in a year.

The defense and the goalkeeper were very good for Stars last year. Dallas was number eight in goal against per. match and third in shots against per. match. Anton Khudobin had a record of 12-11-7 with a 2.54 GAA and a .905 SV% last year. Khudobin has started two matches and played in three matches. He has a record of 1-1-1 with a 2.68 GAA and a .889 SV%. Khudobin is now the backup for Braden Holtby. Holtby has started five matches. He has a record of 2-2-0 with a 2.04 GAA and a .939 SV%. Holtby has allowed two goals or fewer in four out of five starts and has not allowed more than three goals in any start.

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