Philadelphia Flyers at Ottawa Senators 3/18/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions
The Philadelphia Flyers will travel on the road to Canada to face off against the Ottawa Senators for a puck drop time on Thursday evening of 7 PM Eastern. This game will be available on ESPN plus and NHL center ice. Philadelphia comes into this game with a record on the season of 18 – 30– 11, and have lost their last three consecutive Games coming against Florida, Karolina, and most recently against the Montréal Canadiens by the score of 4–3. The two victories for Philadelphia came against Vegas, and Chicago also by the score of 4–3.
Ottawa comes into this game with a record on the season of 21–34–5, and have also lost their last three consecutive games coming against Chicago, Arizona, and most recently against Columbus in a loss by three goals. All three of these games came at home. The two victories for Ottawa came against Seattle, and on the road against St. Louis by the score of 4–1.
Cam Atkinson is the team leader for Philadelphia in points with 45, and is the team leader in goals with 22, two of which came on the power play on 178 shots on goal this season. Thomas Konecny is the team leader for Philadelphia in assists with 25, five of those came on the power play as Thomas is a -14 this season.
Brady Tkachuk is the Ottawa team leader in points with 44, to go along with 20 goals and 24 assists. Thomas Chabot is the team leader for Ottawa in assists with 28, 11 coming on the power play. Josh Norris is the team leader in goals for Ottawa with 24, 11 of those goals came on the power play on 111 shots on goal.
Ottawa has had goaltending problems all season long, while Carter Hart has been the only bright spot for Philadelphia this season. Carter has a goals against average of 2.97 on the season with a save percentage of .911 with one shutout. Philadelphia looks to get all they can out of Claude Giroux before the trade deadline when he is likely moved. Based on the goaltending matchup, we see Philadelphia coming away with a victory on the road. Final Score Prediction: Philadelphia wins 3–2.