It's been nearly a year since the Ottawa Senators enjoyed a four-game winning streak.
Facing the Florida Panthers could help them recapture those positive feelings again.
Surging Ottawa looks to match its longest win streak from last season and make it seven consecutive victories over the Panthers on Thursday night at Scotiabank Place.
It came as no surprise when the young Senators won only one of their first six games, but the team has been much better lately. Ottawa (4-5-0) ended a three-game skid with a 4-1 win over Winnipeg last Thursday, rallied with two goals in the final minute to beat Columbus 4-3 on Saturday and stopped a seven-game skid at Carolina with a 3-2 shootout victory Tuesday.
Jason Spezza continued his hot start with his fifth goal and delivered the shootout winner to give the Senators their first road win in four tries.
"I think we deserved to win tonight," Spezza said. "We played hard, we frustrated them, and right until the end they didn't have much. We're...