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2009-10-03 22:07:54

Brandon Dubinsky had two goals and an assist Saturday to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators. Marian Gaborik added a goal and an assist and now has three points in two games since signing a free agent contract with the Rangers, who were lost to Pittsburgh in their season opener Friday. Vinny Prospal scored his first goal with New York since also coming over in the offseason. Michael Del Zotto got his first NHL goal in the win and Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist...

2009-04-02 21:06:54

Tim Thomas stopped 31 shots and was perfect over the final 54 minutes Thursday, leading the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over Ottawa. The Bruins won their fifth straight, reached 50 victories for the season and inched closer to clinching the No. 1 playoff seed in the Eastern Conference. Boston is nine points in front of Washington for the best record in the East, with both teams having five games to play. A Boston win or a Washington loss during the final five games would give the Bruins...

2009-03-29 21:02:56

Rookie Ottawa goaltender Brian Elliott recorded his first NHL shutout Sunday, blocking 20 shots in a 3-0 Senators win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Dany Heatley, Ryan Shannon and Jason Spezza scored for Ottawa, which has won six of eight games but trails Montreal by 10 points for the eighth and last playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. Heatley, who has 35 goals this season, played in his 500th NHL game. Karri Ramo was credited with 26 saves in Tampa Bay's sixth defeat in seven games.

2009-03-21 22:38:07

Dany Heatley capped a four-goal second period Saturday with his 34th goal of the season, helping the Ottawa Senators beat the New York Islanders 5-2. The Senators have won seven straight at home. The other second period goals were scored by Chris Neil, Filip Kuba and Mike Fisher. Nick Foligno (power play) scored in the third. Daniel Alfredsson had three assists, Brendan Bell had two, and Brian Elliott made 20 saves for the Senators, who have won four in a row and eight of their last nine...

2009-03-17 21:51:59

Brendan Bell scored two of three Ottawa power-play goals Tuesday to key the Senators' 4-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. Daniel Alfredsson had a goal and an assist, and Dany Heatley also scored for Ottawa, which has won six of its last seven games. Filip Kuba had three assists, Brian Elliott stopped 11-of-13 shots for Ottawa. Jason Pominville had a goal and an assist, and Toni Lydman also scored for the Sabres, who have lost six straight. Mikael Tellqvist allowed four goals on 36 shots...

2009-03-09 22:14:44

Daniel Alfredsson and Dany Heatley scored back-to-back goals in the second period Monday to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 win over Toronto. Brian Elliot stopped 25-of-26 shots for Ottawa, which has won three in a row. Ian White had the lone goal for Toronto, which has lost two in a row. Curtis Joseph stopped 24-of-26 shots.

2009-03-07 21:57:05

Nick Foligno scored his 12th and 13th goals Saturday night to help the Ottawa Senators bag a 6-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Foligno's 12th gave Ottawa a 3-2 lead at 19:28 of the second period and his 13th upped the lead to 5-3 at 15:16 of the third. Daniel Alfredsson also scored twice, once on the power play. Chris Campoli had a goal and an assist and Chris Kelly scored once. Both Ryan Shannon and Mike Fisher had two assists, while Brian Elliott was credited with 27 saves on 30 shots in the...

2009-02-28 21:41:23

Pavel Kubina's second goal Saturday just 33 seconds into overtime gave the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators. Extra time was needed after Kubina's 11th goal this season (power play) created a 3-3 tie at 14:48 of the third. His game-winner, his 12th, gave him his first two-goal game this season. Toronto's Jamal Mayers and Tim Stapleton both scored in the first period. Curtis Joseph was credited with 29 saves on 32 shots for the Maple Leafs, who have won a season-high four...

2009-02-14 23:31:50

Third-period goals by Daniel Alfredsson and Dany Heatley Saturday night helped rally the Ottawa Senators to a 5-3 victory against the Minnesota Wild. The Senators faced a 3-0 deficit after Owen Nolan scored his 14th (power play) and 15th goal this season, both in Minnesota's three-goal first period. Ottawa's Brian Lee, Antoine Vermette, and Chris Phillips (shorthanded) all scored in the second. Senators backup goaltender Alex Auld stopped 17-of-17 shots in relief of Brian Elliott, who was...

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