Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/21/12
Jason Spezza scored a pair of goals and Craig Anderson turned aside 41 shots as visiting Ottawa pushed top-seeded New York to the brink of elimination with a victory 2-0 victory in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.Mark Stone notched an assist in his NHL debut and defenseman Filip Kuba and Zenon Konopka also picked up helpers for the Senators, who own a 3-2 edge in the series. They will look to close out the series in Game 6 on Monday in Canada's capital city.Spezza scored his first goal of the series to give Ottawa its first lead in five games at 9:18 of the first period. Stone threaded the needle on a pinpoint pass to Spezza in the right faceoff circle. Spezza quickly wired a shot past Henrik Lundqvist to quiet the crowd at Madison Square Garden.Anderson stopped former Boston College star Chris Kreider's bid for his first NHL goal with a save on an odd-man rush in the first period. He preserved the shutout by stopping captain Ryan Callahan on a partial breakaw...
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