Pittsburgh Penguins vs Ottawa Senators – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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The teams of Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators will battle it out at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh on Friday, 08:00 PM EDT. Prior to the meeting, the Penguins are 5th in the standings of the Metropolitan Division with 51 points, while the Senators are 7th in the Atlantic Division with 43 to their name.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Ottawa Senators Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 01-18-2023
TeamP1P2P3OTFinal
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
2 1 1 0 4
Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
2 1 1 1 5

The last encounter between the two franchises was played on January 18th, 2023, and after the final horn, the scoreboard showed a 5-4 triumph for the Ottawa Senators. Brady Tkachuk was the star for the Senators, as he concluded the game with 1 goal and 3 assists for a 22:32 stay on the ice. For the Penguins, Evgeni Malkin earned three points on the night. He skated for 18:12 and had one goal and two assists. The winners’ netminder Cam Talbot’s impact on the game is not to be underestimated, as he deflected 15 of all 19 shots on his goal. His counterpart, Casey DeSmith, was challenged with 40 attempts towards his goal, and five of those made it through to the back of his net. When it comes to the latest five encounters, the Pittsburgh Penguins won three and the Ottawa Senators triumphed twice.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team01-18-202302-10-202201-20-202211-13-202103-03-2020
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
426 37
Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
5 0 46 3

Pittsburgh Penguins Form

*Last 10 Pittsburgh Penguins Games - 3:5:2
01-18-202301-16-202301-14-202301-13-202301-10-202301-08-202301-05-202301-02-202312-30-202212-28-2022
5:4@ Ottawa Senators4:3vs Anaheim Ducks2:1@ Carolina Hurricanes1:4vs Winnipeg Jets5:4vs Vancouver Canucks1:4@ Arizona Coyotes5:2@ Vegas Golden Knights2:1@ Boston Bruins2:4vs New Jersey Devils4:5vs Detroit Red Wings

On January 18, the Pittsburgh Penguins were outplayed and lost 5-4 in overtime on the road to the Ottawa Senators. The Penguins’ best player on the night was Evgeni Malkin, who spent 18:12 on the ice and chipped in with 3 points. He shot four times towards the enemy’s goal and scored one goal while also assisting his teammates on two other goals. Casey DeSmith had a busy night between the sticks and was bombarded with 40 shots, five of which ended in the back of his net. The Penguins’ balance across the most recent 10 games stands at 3-5-2, and they are on an OT1 streak. The New Jersey Devils are next in line for the Penguins, as the two sides are scheduled to meet on Sunday, January 22nd.

Pittsburgh Penguins Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    143.00
  • Goals Against
    135.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Pittsburgh Penguins Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Tristan Jarry

    Games Played:25
    Saves Percentage:0.918
    Shutouts:2
  • Top Skater

    Sidney Crosby

    Games Played:44
    Goals:21
    Assists:31

Pittsburgh Penguins Missing Players

NONE

Ottawa Senators Form

*Last 10 Ottawa Senators Games - 5:5:0
01-18-202301-16-202301-14-202301-12-202301-09-202301-07-202301-03-202301-01-202312-31-202212-29-2022
5:4vs Pittsburgh Penguins2:1@ St. Louis Blues7:0@ Colorado Avalanche3:5@ Arizona Coyotes0:3vs Nashville Predators4:8vs Seattle Kraken4:0vs Columbus Blue Jackets3:1vs Buffalo Sabres4:2@ Detroit Red Wings3:4@ Washington Capitals

In their most recent showing Ottawa Senators faced the Pittsburgh Penguins at home on Wednesday, 18th of January and recorded a 5-4 overtime victory. Brady Tkachuk was best among the Ottawa Senators roster, ending the match with 4 points. He managed to score 1 of his total 4 shots on target and provided 3 assists to his fellow Senators teammates for 22:32 time on the ice. Another reason for the team’s victory was the brilliant performance of Cam Talbot who stopped 15 of the 19 shots that were sent towards his goal. The Senators are 5-5-0 across the last 10 clashes and on a streak of W1 now. The team will face Winnipeg Jets in the next game, set for Saturday, January 21st on home ice.

Ottawa Senators Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    131.00
  • Goals Against
    143.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Ottawa Senators Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Cam Talbot

    Games Played:26
    Saves Percentage:0.903
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Brady Tkachuk

    Games Played:44
    Goals:16
    Assists:30

Ottawa Senators Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
2 1 1 4
Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
0 1 0 1
Pittsburgh PenguinsOttawa Senators
  • Score

    4
    1
  • PP Opportunities

    6
    6
  • PP Goals

    1
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Pittsburgh PenguinsvsOttawa Senators
  • 1`10:26
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    Travis Hamonic2 minutes for Instigator Brock McGinn (served by Brady Tkachuk)
  • 1`10:26
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    Travis Hamonic5 minutes for Fighting Brock McGinn
  • 1`10:26
    Brock McGinn5 minutes for Fighting Travis Hamonic
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  • 1`10:26
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    Travis Hamonic10 minutes for Misconduct
  • 1`11:14
    Rickard RakellJake Guentzel, Jeff Petry
    1-0
  • 1`11:57
    Jason Zucker
    2-0
  • 2`03:02
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    Austin Watson2 minutes for Roughing Mark Friedman
  • 2`07:46
    Evgeni Malkin2 minutes for Tripping Tim Stutzle