SENATORS (16-18-5) at PENGUINS (23-11-4)
7 p.m. ET; NHLN, ATTSN-PT, TSN5, RDS, NHL.TV
Tristan Jarry is expected to go for his sixth consecutive victory when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Ottawa Senators at PPG Paints Arena on Monday.
Jarry has won his past five starts. He is 7-1-0 in his past eight starts and 11-2-0 in his past 13 games (12 starts), and he has allowed no more than two goals in 13 of 17 appearances (15 starts) this season.
Pittsburgh has won its past two games, six of its past seven and nine of 11.
The Senators are 2-0-3 during a five-game point streak and 5-2-4 in their past 11 games. Four of their past five games, and six of their past eight, have been decided in overtime or a shootout.
Players to watch
Senators forward Anthony Duclair has 16 points (11 goals, five assists) in his past 12 games. He's been held to one assist in four games against the Penguins during his career.
Penguins forward Bryan Rust has 13 points (seven goals, six assists) in his past eight games, including two goals and two assists against the Nashville Predators on Saturday.
They said it
"We have to find a way to have the puck more. You can't spend the whole game in your zone." -- Senators coach D.J. Smith
"We know how to play good hockey. Tonight's going to be a tough matchup against a team that's really hungry, young and plays with a lot of energy." -- Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist
Senators projected lineup
Brady Tkachuk -- Jean-Gabriel Pageau -- Connor Brown
Vladislav Namestnikov -- Chris Tierney -- Anthony Duclair
Tyler Ennis -- Artem Anisimov -- Colin White
Nick Paul -- J.C. Beaudin -- Scott Sabourin
Thomas Chabot -- Cody Goloubef
Mark Borowiecki -- Erik Brannstrom
Andreas Englund -- Christian Jaros
Scratched: Mikkel Boedker
Injured : Dylan DeMelo (finger), Nikita Zaitsev (undisclosed), Anders Nilsson (concussion), Ron Hainsey (lower body)
Penguins projected lineup
Jake Guentzel -- Evgeni Malkin -- Bryan Rust
Dominik Kahun -- Jared McCann -- Alex Galchenyuk
Dominik Simon -- Joseph Blandisi -- Patric Hornqvist
Zach Aston-Reese -- Teddy Blueger -- Brandon Tanev
Jack Johnson -- Kris Letang
Marcus Pettersson -- John Marino
Juuso Riikola -- Chad Ruhwedel
Scratched: Kevin Czuczman, Sam Lafferty
Injured: Sidney Crosby (core muscle surgery), Nick Bjugstad (core muscle surgery), Brian Dumoulin (ankle surgery), Justin Schultz (lower body)
The Senators did not hold a morning skate after losing 4-3 in overtime to the New Jersey Devils at home on Sunday. ... Blandisi is expected to center the third line, with Lafferty as a healthy scratch.
The Senators are 2-11-1 at PPG Paints Arena since it opened for the 2010-11 season. ... Guentzel needs three goals to reach 100 in the NHL and three points for 200. Malkin has 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) in his past eight games.