NEW YORK (Ticker) -- The Ottawa Senators seek their fourth
straight win Monday afternoon as they face the slumping New York
Ottawa has won three in a row after losing four of its previous
five games. The Senators are tied with the Boston Bruins for
second place in the Northeast Division, one point behind the
Toronto Maple Leafs.
New York, which has not made the playoffs since 1997, has
struggled in the last month. Since a 4-1 home win over the New
York Islanders on January 13, the Rangers are 3-10-2.
The Rangers posted a 3-1 win at New Jersey on Wednesday, but
were swept in a home-and-home series by the Philadelphia Flyers.
On Saturday, Jaromir Jagr sat out with a groin injury and the
Rangers suffered a 6-2 loss at Philadelphia.