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Detroit Red Wings vs. Ottawa Senators NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/3/2022

The Detroit Red Wings takes on the Ottawa Senators on 4/3/2022 at 01:05 PM.

Detroit Red Wings and Ottawa Senators face off today. The Detroit Red Wings has a record of 26.0-33.0 this season. The Ottawa Senators is 24.0-37.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Detroit Red Wings Team Defense Preview




They give up 3.0 goals per game in even strength situations, they are below average on the defensive end. Opponents shoot 0.8 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this needs to be brought down. Opponents force Detroit Red Wings into 2.7 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 71.89%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 33.4 shots per game regardless of situation and they are among the worst in the NHL at goaltending right now.

Detroit Red Wings Team Offense Preview

They score 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.5 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.8 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 17.71% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 29.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

Ottawa Senators Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.6 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Ottawa Senators into 3.0 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 80.6%, which is average.

Opponents take 33.2 shots per game regardless of situation and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Ottawa Senators Team Offense Preview




They score 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations. This is a struggling offense and they must improve to be competitive. They score 0.5 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 18.78% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 30.2 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and they are among the least efficient shooting teams in the NHL so far this season.

The Detroit Red Wings Roster

The Players to Watch for Detroit Red Wings

Moritz Seider D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 39 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 44 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 3.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Filip Hronek D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -27.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 28 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 33 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Lucas Raymond LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -17.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 22 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 30 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 52 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 14.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Ottawa Senators Roster

The Players to Watch for Ottawa Senators

Thomas Chabot D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 28 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 34 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Artem Zub D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 15 assists this season. This puts him at 20 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Nick Holden D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 9 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 13 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 6.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Ottawa Senators Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Detroit Red Wings 1 Ottawa Senators 2

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