However, the team's power play failed to convert on four attempts. Roster notesThe Sens announced a 23-man roster for tonight's game Tuesday that will see the preseason debuts of Connor Brown, Nick Paul, Tim Stützle, Chris Tierney, Colin White and Nikita Zaitsev. Michael Del Zotto, Nick Holden and Zach Sanford will also all play in a Sens jersey for the first while Pontus Åberg, Erik Brannstrom, Josh Brown, Parker Kelly and Lassi Thomson are all set to play for the second straight game. Sens head coach D. J. Smith has confirmed that Filip Gustavsson will start in goal. The Swedish netminder stopped all 14 shots he faced Sunday in Winnipeg. Previous historyWith Sunday's win, the Senators moved its preseason record to 15-14-5 since the start of the 2015-16 season.
Both teams are looking to start the season in the Atlantic Division with winning records and prove why they are playoff-caliber teams within the first week of the season. Senators hope offense can reboundThe Senators entered the season with high hopes but lost their opening night game with their offense in particular looking hapless, scoring only one goal in the effort. While Brady Tkachuk and Drake Batherson scored a goal and an assist, the rest of the offense struggled.
Brodie, and the rest of the defense creating turnovers in the defensive zone and limiting shots on the net, allowing goaltender Ilya Samsonov to make plenty of big saves in the net. The Maple Leafs should win the game and cover the spread in a decisive victory on their home ice. Prediction: Maple Leafs -1. 5 (+120) Full-Game Total Pick Both teams are led by their offenses and the upcoming game should reflect that with both forward units stepping up and finding the back of the net at will. The Senators' offense should step up after scoring only one goal in their last game with Brady Tkachuk, Drake Batherson, and offseason addition Alex DeBrincat carrying the puck into the offensive zone and creating open shots with strong centering passes while also finding quick shots on the net from the face-off circles and the slot.
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In that same timeframe, the Sens are 6-3-1 against the Maple Leafs in preseason contests. During the regular season last year, the Sens went 4-4-1 against Toronto. Who to watchTim Stützle will play his first game at Canadian Tire Centre in front of fans tonight. The German winger had 12 goals and 29 points during his rookie season in 2020-21 and tonight will mark the first NHL preseason contest of his career. Where to watchWednesday's game can be seen live on TSN5 at 7 p. m. Fans can also tune into the radio call on TSN 1200.
Ottawa Senators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 10-15-2022The Ottawa Senators face the Toronto Maple Leafs with both teams looking to start the new season strongly. The Senators made a handful of big moves in the offseason but are looking to rebound from a rough opening night loss. The Maple Leafs meanwhile enter the season as one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference but have split their first two games thus far.
GAMEDAY 5: Senators vs. Maple Leafs, Sept. 29The Ottawa Senators will play its first NHL home game in 573 days tonight. The set-upThe Sens return to the comfort of home ice when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs at Canadian Tire Centre tonight in its first preseason home game ahead of the 2021-22 season. Ottawa is coming off of a 3-2 overtime win in Winnipeg Sunday while Toronto is 1-1 thus far in preseason. The Senators' penalty kill was in good form Sunday where they killed off four of five penalties, including a five-minute major.
Morgan Rielly and T. Brodie led the top pairing but the entire defense stepped up with Mark Giordano, Rasmus Sandin, and the rest of the defensive unit creating turnovers in the defensive zone and limiting shots on the net. Moreover, goaltender Ilya Samsonov looks to build off a strong start where he saved 24 of the 26 shots he faced. Best Bets for this Game Full-Game Side Bet Insiders Status: Rating: This is going to be a great game between two teams expected to have big years in the Atlantic Division.
Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, and William Nylander have scored two goals and three assists to lead the top two line but the rest of the offense has also looked great. John Tavares, Michael Buntin, and Calle Jarnkrok have combined for three goals and two assists to add depth to the forward unit while defensemen Morgan Rielly and T. J. Brodie have added four assists from the point to overwhelm defenses to start the season. The offense has looked strong but the defense in particular stepped up in their recent win, allowing only two goals after allowing four in their opening-night loss.
The Senators are looking to pull off the upset on the road but the Maple Leafs are coming off a big win and look to dominate this game from the first puck drop. The Maple Leafs should constantly find the back of the net with Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, and the rest of the forward unit controlling the puck in the offensive zone and finding quick shots on the net with great centering passes. The Maple Leafs, who also allowed only two goals in their last game, should limit a Senators offense that scored only one goal in their recent game with Morgan Rielly, T.
The Over should cover in a high-scoring game with both offenses stepping up. Prediction: Over 6. 5 Written By Mayer Fink, "Mike Fink" Mike Fink is a sports writer and a passionate football fan. After graduating from college, Fink picked up the passion he had since being a young child in following and covering all things sports and we are very excited to have him as a part of the StatSalt team.
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The hope is that Alex DeBrincat and Claude Giroux, two prize additions in the offseason, can step up and add a spark to the top two lines in the upcoming games. While the offense let the Senators down, the defense also struggled, allowing four goals with two of them coming in the final minute of play. Artem Zub and Thomas Chabot looked great as the top pairing but the rest of the defensive unit struggled and allowed the opposition to find open shots on the net at will. The bright spot was the play of starting goaltender Anton Forsberg who saved 32 of the 34 shots in the losing effort and looks to build off the big game and establish himself as the unquestioned starter this season. Maple Leafs hope defense builds off strong gameThe Maple Leafs stumbled in their first game but have looked strong to start the season with their offense scoring three goals in each of their first two games.
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The Maple Leafs, who have scored three goals in each of their first two games, should run up the score with Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, William Nylander, and the rest of the offense establishing a strong offensive zone presence while creating open shots with great puck movement, allowing defensemen Morgan Rielly and T. Brodie to overwhelm the Senators' defense from the blue line.
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