APNewsNow. Bruins 5, Senators 2. With AP Photos. Tim Thomas made 47 saves, Daniel Paille scored twice and the Boston Bruins extended their winning streak to three games with a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.
Rich Peverley had a goal and an assist and Chris Kelly and Patrice Bergeron also scored for Boston, which won for the second night in a row to move atop the Eastern Conference standings. Andrew Ference had two assists.
The Bruins, who have 41 points and one more win than Philadelphia, have gone 17-2-1 since Nov. 1, when they launched a 10-game winning streak with a 5-3 win over Ottawa.
Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza each had a goal and an assist for the Senators, on a 2-4-2 skid despite an overtime win at Buffalo a night earlier.