Game 46 Prediction Panel: Ottawa Senators @ San Jose Sharks

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3-2 Senators
GWG: Mike Hoffman

The Senators and Sharks play a close game until Mike Hoffman breaks the tie with a gorgeous snipe in the third period. Everyone feels good with 4/6 points on the California trip.

Record: 26-19, 30 Points
0 Exact Scores, 4 Game Winning Goals

3-2 Sharks
GWG: Joe Thornton

The Sens won’t be able to surprise the Kings pacific division rival, despite San Jose’s mediocrity this season.

Record: 24-21, 28 Points
4 Exact Scores, 0 Game Winning Goals

3-2 Senators
GWG: Kyle Turris

The Sens came to life late last game, and hopefully can keep that going. It helps that San Jose has been oddly terrible at home.

Record: 21-24, 24 Points
3 Exact Scores, 0 Game Winning Goals

4-3 Senators
GWG: Mike Hoffman

Well, the Senators just won in LA against all the odds, so by rules of hockey they now have to go 21-3-3 in the next 27 games. Enjoy the ride everybody!

Record: 24-21, 30 Points
2 Exact Scores, 4 Game Winning Goals

3-2 Senators
GWG: Erik Karlsson

Coming off a big third period win against the Kings, the Sens keep the momentum rolling into San Jose to win back-to-back games. Captain Karlsson scores the winner on a third period powerplay.

Record: 24-21, 29 Points
2 Exact Scores, 3 Game Winning Goals

4-1 Senators
GWG: Mark Stone

The Sens badly need to start piling up the wins if they're going to make an honest run of it. Mark Stone rides to the rescue on this occasion with a two goal performance and the Sens cruise to an easy win

Record: 24-21, 26 Points
0 Exact Scores, 2 Game Winning Goals

5-4 Sharks
GWG: Joonas Donskoi

It'll be a high-offence game, with the Sharks prevailing in a back-and-forth affair. It was a toss-up between Donskoi and Melker Karlsson for the Shark with the coolest name that I pick to score the game-winner.

Record: 20-25, 21 Points
0 Exact Scores, 1 Game Winning Goals

5-2 Sharks
GWG: Joe Pavelski

Even though Ottawa swept the California road trip last year, I never expect them to win any of these games. Despite a pedestrian record, I think the Sharks are a good team. This has potential to get ugly.

Record: 21-24, 27 Points
2 Exact Scores, 4 Game Winning Goals

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