Buffalo Sabers (18-14-2, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (16-17-3, seventh in the Atlantic Division)
Ottawa, Ontario; Sunday at 7 p.m. ET
FANDUEL Sportsbook NHL Line: Senators -129, Sabers +109; Over/Under 6.5
Bottom line: The Ottawa Senators host the Buffalo Sabers after the Sabers beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 in overtime.
Ottawa is 5-5-0 with a 16-17-3 overall record in Atlantic Division play. The Senators are 15-4-2 when they score three or more goals.
Buffalo is 18-14-2 overall and 6-6-1 in the Atlantic Division. The Sabers conceded 115 goals and scored 136 for a +21 point differential.
Sunday’s game is the third meeting between the two teams this season. The Sabers won their last meeting 4-1. Alex Tuch scored twice in the win.
Top performer: Brady Tkachuk had 13 goals and 25 assists for the Senators. In his last 10 games, Alex DeBrincat has scored 7 goals and provided 8 assists.
Tucci scored 17 goals and provided 22 assists for the Sabers. Tugue Thompson has 12 goals and seven assists in his last 10 games.
Last 10 games: Senators: 6-3-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.5 free throws and 7.3 free throw minutes while conceding 2.7 goals per game.
Sabers: 8-1-1, averaging 4.7 goals, 7.7 assists, 3.7 free throws and 8.2 free throw minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.
Injuries: Senators: Mathieu Joseph: Out (lower body), Josh Norris: Out (shoulder), Artem Zub: Out (face), Rourke Chartier: Daily (upper body), Tyler Motte: Daily (upper body), Jacob Bernard-Docker : out (ankle).
Sabers: Owen Power: Out (lower body), Jacob Bryson: Out (lower body), Eric Comrie: Out (undisclosed).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data provided by Sportradar.