New York Islanders (5-10-5, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Ottawa Senators (6-15-1, seventh in the Atlantic)
Ottawa, Ontario; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Senators +116, Islanders -138; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders visit Ottawa after the Senators knocked off Colorado 6-5 in overtime.
The Senators are 3-5-0 in Eastern Conference games. Ottawa averages 10.2 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the Eastern Conference. Brady Tkachuk leads the team serving 52 total minutes.
The Islanders are 1-8-2 in Eastern Conference play. New York serves 11.2 penalty minutes per game, the most in the Eastern Conference. Scott Mayfield leads the team serving 34 total minutes.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Drake Batherson leads the Senators with 18 points, scoring seven goals and adding 11 assists. Tkachuk has four goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Ottawa.
Mathew Barzal has 13 total points while scoring five goals and totaling eight assists for the Islanders. Noah Dobson has two assists over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 3-7-0, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.5 assists, 5.1 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with an .889 save percentage.
Islanders: 0-7-3, averaging 1.1 goals, 1.9 assists, 4.7 penalties and 15.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with an .893 save percentage.
INJURIES: Senators: Erik Brannstrom: out (hand), Josh Brown: out (upper body).
Islanders: Brock Nelson: out (lower body).
The Associated Press