Arizona Coyotes vs. Ottawa Senators
|Date & Time||Saturday October 19, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
Gila River Arena
The Ottawa Senators are set to visit Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona for a cross-conference clash against the Arizona Coyotes. The Ottawa Senators come into this matchup with a 1-4-1 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Las Vegas Golden Knights, 3-2 in a shootout. The Ottawa Senators received goals out of Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Thomas Chabot while Connor Brown pitched in 2 assists. The Ottawa Senators were dominated by the Las Vegas Golden Knights in the shot department, 54-39.
The Ottawa Senators were solid in keeping the Las Vegas Golden Knights off the scoreboard as they held them to 2 goals on 54 shots. The Senators starting goaltender Andres Nilsson had a good game in the crease as he recorded 52 saves which pushed his season save percentage to .922 and GAA to 3.39. The Ottawa Senators were edged out by the Las Vegas Golden Knights in the faceoff circle, 40-37.
The Arizona Coyotes come into this matchup with a 3-2-1 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Nashville Predators, 5-2. Phil Kessel had a big game for the Arizona Coyotes as he recorded 2 goals while Clayton Keller, Derek Stepan, and Nick Schmaltz pitched in 2 assists each. The Arizona Coyotes edged out the Nashville Predators in the shot department, 32-25.
The Arizona Coyotes were solid in keeping the Nashville Predators off the scoreboard as they held them to 2 goals on 25 shots. The Coyotes starting goaltender Darcy Kuemper had a good game in the crease as he recorded 23 saves which pushed his season save percentage to .949 and GAA to 1.62. The Arizona Coyotes were even with the Nashville Predators in the faceoff circle, 33-33.
The Arizona Coyotes have been average to start the season, but the Ottawa Senators have been awful as they have dropped 5 of their first 6 games this season. The Coyotes have a very good goaltender in Darcy Kuemper as he is holding opponents to an average of 1.62 goals per game through 5 starts. The Senators don’t have too many guys who are a threat to put the puck in the back of the net as only 2 guys have 5 points on the season which will allow the Arizona Coyotes to get enough support on their home ice.