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2009-01-03 21:00:37

Jason Blake had a goal and an assist Saturday to fuel the Toronto Maple Leafs' 3-1 win over Ottawa. Blake's ninth goal (unassisted) this season, came at 15:51 of the third period. Earlier, he assisted on Dominic Moore's eighth (power play) at 9:47 of the second. Alexei Ponikarovsky scored his 12th at 10:03 of the third, and Vesa Toskala was credited with 30 saves on 31 shots for the Maple Leafs, who had lost two of the previous three meetings between the teams. Ottawa's Daniel Alfredsson...

2008-12-20 21:47:01

Jason Smith's first goal this season lifted the Ottawa Senators to a 5-4 overtime win over Dallas Saturday night. With the contest tied, 4-4, Smith launched a shot past Dallas goalie Marty Turco at 3:30 of the extra session. Daniel Alfredsson, Antoine Vermette (power play), Jason Spezza (power play), and Alexandre Picard (power play) scored for Ottawa. Filip Kuba, Nick Foligno and Mike Fisher all had two assists, while Martin Gerber was credited with 25 saves on 29 shots for the Senators, who...

2008-12-13 21:48:35

Martin Gerber's first shutout this season lifted the Ottawa Senators to a 2-0 victory against Tampa Bay Saturday night. Before a packed house at Ottawa's Scotiabank Place, Gerber stopped all 24 shots he faced. The only goal he would need was Alexandre Picard's third of the season (power play) at 5:04 of the second period. For insurance, Daniel Alfredsson (empty net) scored his eighth at 19:15 of the third. The victory helped the Senators snap their three-game losing streak. Tampa Bay took...

2008-12-03 20:58:03

Alex Auld stopped 19-of-20 shots Wednesday, leading the Ottawa Senators' 5-1 rout of the Atlanta Thrashers. The only goal he yielded was scored by Eric Boulton at 2:53 of the first period. Auld did not crack under 10 shots in the second period and five others in the third. Dany Heatley had a goal and two assists. Daniel Alfredsson and Brendan Bell had one goal and one assist, and Shean Donovan also scored once for the Senators, who had not played since their sixth straight road loss, 4-2...

2008-11-29 21:54:49

Led by Freddy Meyer's two goals and one assist Saturday, the New York Islanders recorded a 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators. He scored his second goal this season 35 seconds before the second period ended and his third at 1:57 of the third period. Myer had assisted on Andy Hilbert's sixth goal at 12:41 of the first. Trent Hunter scored his 10th goal into an empty net with one minute left in third period. Andy Sutton had two assists,. Goalie Joey MacDonald stopped 19-of-21 shots for the...

2008-11-27 22:16:28

Jason Spezza scored the game-winner in the first round of a shootout Thursday, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. After Ottawa's Mike Fisher and Toronto's Nikolai Kulemin traded goals early in the first period, the rest of regulation and the overtime period were scoreless. Spezza, the first shooter in the shootout, banged his wrist shot off the right post and into the net. Later, after Alex Auld made saves on Nikolai Kulemin and Lee Stempniak, Daniel...

2008-11-22 17:24:11

Alex Auld missed just one of the 19 shots he faced Saturday on the way to a 4-1 Ottawa Senators win over the New York Rangers. The victory broke the Senators' six-game losing streak. The only goal Auld surrendered was by New York's Markus Naslund at 1:32 of the third period. His career record rose to 2-0-2 against New York. Four Ottawa players scored, including Jason Spezza (power play) at 5:43 of the first period, and Daniel Alfredsson unassisted at 19:15 of the second. Jesse Winchester and...

2006-05-08 21:47:32

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Buffalo Sabres, inspired by stunning goaltending from Ryan Miller, beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Monday to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the second-round NHL playoff series. Miller saved all but one of Ottawa's 44 shots in a game that was far more cautious than Friday's wild opener in which Buffalo came from behind five times to win 7-6 in overtime. "Ryan stood tall for us," Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff told reporters. Ottawa now have an almost insurmountable...

2006-03-22 01:09:49

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Ottawa Senators dumped the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 to win their third straight game on Tuesday and grab a share of top spot in the NHL standings. Rookie Andrei Meszaros and Daniel Alfredsson each had a goal and an assist while Chris Kelly, Chris Neil and Antoine Vermette, with Ottawa's 21st shorthanded goal of the season, also tallied for the surging Senators. The victory was Ottawa's 10th in 12 games and completed a 4-0 season series sweep of the Penguins....

2006-01-31 00:34:36

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tim Thomas notched his first NHL shutout to help Boston to a 5-0 romp over the Ottawa Senators in the Canadian capital on Monday. Thomas, who played in Finland last season, made 44 saves on the way to collecting his first shutout in just 15 career appearances, improving to 6-1-2. Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring with less than five minutes to play in the first period and Brad Boyes made it 2-0 just over two minutes later. Nick Boynton scored shorthanded to...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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