Senators hoping to snap four-game slide vs. Rangers

NY Rangers (24-15-4) at Ottawa (13-20-6), 7:00 pm EST

OTTAWA (Ticker) — The Ottawa Senators hope a return home can
help them end some woes.

The Senators will attempt to avoid a fifth consecutive loss when
they host the New York Rangers on Saturday.

Over its season-long, eight-game road trip, Ottawa posted a
1-6-1 record. Antoine Vermette and Chris Kelly each scored a
goal and set up another in Thursday’s 6-4 loss to the Boston

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The Senators, who sit in 14th place in the Eastern Conference
standings, own a 9-6-3 mark at home this season.

The Rangers have lost six of their last eight contests but enter
this one a point behind the Philadelphia Flyers for the Atlantic
Division lead.

Despite unleashing 44 shots Friday, New York suffered a 2-1
shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres.