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Ottawa hosts Colorado after Formenton’s 2-goal game

December 3, 2021 GMT

Colorado Avalanche (12-7-1, sixth in the Central) vs. Ottawa Senators (5-15-1, seventh in the Atlantic)

Ottawa, Ontario; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Senators +192, Avalanche -241; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche visit Ottawa after Alex Formenton scored two goals in the Senators’ 3-2 win against the Hurricanes.

The Senators are 3-8-0 on their home ice. Ottawa averages 10.5 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the league. Brady Tkachuk leads the team serving 52 total minutes.

The Avalanche are 5-5-0 on the road. Colorado averages 10.8 points per game to lead the league, recording 4.0 goals and 6.8 assists per game.

In their last matchup on Nov. 22, Colorado won 7-5. Nazem Kadri recorded a team-high 4 points for the Avalanche.

TOP PERFORMERS: Drake Batherson leads the Senators with 17 points, scoring seven goals and collecting 10 assists. Tkachuk has two goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Ottawa.

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Kadri leads the Avalanche with 21 total assists and has 30 points. Cale Makar has eight goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Colorado.

LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 2-8-0, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.9 assists, 5.4 penalties and 12.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game with an .896 save percentage.

Avalanche: 8-2-0, averaging five goals, 8.5 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with an .893 save percentage.

INJURIES: Senators: Erik Brannstrom: out (hand), Josh Brown: out (upper body).

Avalanche: Bowen Byram: day to day (upper body), J.T. Compher: out (upper-body), Darcy Kuemper: day to day (upper body), Ryan Murray: day to day (lower body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.