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Ottawa faces St. Louis on 5-game losing streak

March 7, 2022 GMT

Ottawa Senators (19-31-5, seventh in the Atlantic) vs. St. Louis Blues (32-16-7, second in the Central)

St. Louis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Ottawa aims to end its five-game slide when the Senators take on St. Louis.

The Blues have gone 19-6-2 in home games. St. Louis is third in the Western Conference recording 9.6 points per game, averaging 3.5 goals and 6.2 assists.

The Senators are 9-15-3 on the road. Ottawa serves 10.8 penalty minutes per game, the most in the Eastern Conference. Brady Tkachuk leads the team serving 94 total minutes.

St. Louis beat Ottawa 5-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Feb. 15. Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals for the Blues in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jordan Kyrou leads the Blues with 53 points, scoring 22 goals and adding 31 assists. David Perron has four goals over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

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Tkachuk leads the Senators with 39 points, scoring 18 goals and adding 21 assists. Connor Brown has six assists over the last 10 games for Ottawa.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 6-2-2, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.2 assists, 4.3 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.

Senators: 2-7-1, averaging 2.1 goals, 4.1 assists, 5.4 penalties and 14.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with a .904 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blues: Marco Scandella: out (lower-body).

Senators: None listed.

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