SENATORS (14-17-2) at PANTHERS (15-12-5)
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The Ottawa Senators will look to extend their point streak to four games when they face the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center on Monday.
The Senators are 2-0-1 in their past three games, including a 4-3 overtime victory against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. Forward Anthony Duclair completed a hat trick in overtime, giving him eight goals in his past five games, and was named the NHL's Second Star for the week ending Dec 15.
The Panthers have lost three straight games in regulation and are 3-7-0 in their past 10 after going 5-1-0 in their previous six. They're coming off a 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday.
Florida will split up its top-line pairing of Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov, who are first and second on the team in scoring.
Players to watch
Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot has an assist in each of his past four games.
Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle has 10 points (two goals, eight assists) in his past eight games.
They said it
"The team has been playing well these past few games and racking up some points. It's awesome to see. We're a confident group right now and I just want to keep going." -- Senators forward Anthony Duclair
"You're not happy with results and that leads to looking at your options. We're looking for some balance, some consistency in all the lines and getting a better four-line rotation is what we're looking to do." -- Panthers coach Joel Quenneville
Senators projected lineup
Brady Tkachuk -- Jean-Gabriel Pageau -- Connor Brown
Tyler Ennis -- Artem Anisimov -- Colin White
Vladislav Namestnikov -- Chris Tierney -- Anthony Duclair
Nick Paul -- Logan Brown -- J.C. Beaudin
Thomas Chabot -- Ron Hainsey
Mark Borowiecki -- Nikita Zaitsev
Cody Goloubef -- Maxime Lajoie
Scratched: Mikkel Boedker, Andreas Englund, Erik Brannstrom
Injured: Scott Sabourin (nose), Craig Anderson (knee), Dylan DeMelo (finger)
Panthers projected lineup
Frank Vatrano -- Aleksander Barkov -- Brett Connolly
Jonathan Huberdeau -- Vincent Trocheck -- Noel Acciari
Mike Hoffman -- Brian Boyle -- Evgenii Dadonov
Colton Sceviour -- Dominic Toninato -- Mark Pysyk
Keith Yandle -- Aaron Ekblad
MacKenzie Weegar -- Anton Stralman
Mike Matheson -- Josh Brown
Scratched: Denis Malgin
Injured: Jayce Hawryluk (upper body)
The Senators, who are having their Father's Trip, did not hold a morning skate. … Ottawa recalled Beaudin and Brannstrom from Belleville of the American Hockey League on Monday. … Pysyk, a defenseman throughout his eight-season NHL career, will play forward for the sixth time in 2019-20. … Barkov will be in the lineup after leaving late in the third period against Boston on Saturday.
Huberdeau will play his 500th NHL game. … Florida is 0-for-9 on the power play in its past three games after going 4-for-11 the previous three. … The Senators are 11-for-105 (10.5 percent) with the man-advantage, last in the NHL. … Ottawa, making its first of two visits to Sunrise, Florida, has won at least one game at BB&T Center in each of the past 22 seasons.