Ottawa (13-18-6) at Buffalo (19-15-5), 7:00 pm EST
BUFFALO, New York (Ticker) — The Ottawa Senators are not
enjoying their longest road trip of the season.
The Senators hope to change their fortunes when they visit the
Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday in a battle of Northeast Division
On an eight-game swing, Ottawa has gone 1-4-1 over the first six
stops. The Senators will face the Eastern Conference-leading
Boston Bruins on Thursday to conclude the trip.
Ottawa squandered three separate leads Sunday, suffering a 4-3
overtime setback to the New Jersey Devils for its 10th loss in
13 games. The Senators are 1-11-3 over their previous 15 road
The Sabres are seeking their third straight win after topping
the Bruins, 4-2, on Saturday. Matt Ellis, who had just four
career goals entering the contest, scored twice and added an
assist in that one.
Thomas Vanek and Paul Gaustad also scored and Ryan Miller made
29 saves Saturday for Buffalo, which is 8-4-2 over its last 14