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Filip Kuba scored 3:07 into overtime Friday night as the Ottawa Senators moved into first place in the Northeast Division with a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
After taking a pass from Daniel Alfredsson, Kuba beat Carey Price with a slap shot from the top of the left faceoff circle. Erik Karlsson assisted on Kuba's winner, giving him four points in his last three games and 71 points in 71 games on the season.
Kuba scored on Ottawa's 33rd shot as the Senators passed idle Boston for first place in the Northeast, although the Bruins have two games in hand.
Colin Greening also scored for the Senators, while Tomas Plekanec had a goal for the Canadiens.
The Senators snapped a two-game skid and earned a little redemption from their 3-2 shootout loss in Montreal on Wednesday night. They have also earned points in five straight games.
Ben Bishop faced just 14 shots for Ottawa.
Despite the loss, the Canadiens also have points in five straight games, including three win...
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Defenseman Filip Kuba scored 3:07 into overtime as host Ottawa moved
into first place in the Northeast Division by topping Montreal 2-1 in overtime Friday.
Colin Greening also scored and Ben Bishop turned aside 13 shots for
the Senators, who improved to 3-0-2 in their last five games and ended
the Boston Bruins' 107-day reign atop the division.
In overtime, Kuba'...
Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson went through his first practice Thursday since slicing his finger three weeks ago.
Anderson has been sidelined since he cut a tendon in his pinky while cooking dinner at his home on Feb. 22.
The 30-year-old Anderson told the Ottawa Citizen that he will need a few more practices to get his timing back.
He owns a 29-19-6 record and 2.85...
Some poor puck handling by the Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson and goalie Ben Bishop resulted in putting the puck in their own net, give the Toronto Maple Leafs a gift goal in the second period of Saturday night's NHL game in Toronto.
Leafs center Tim Connolly dumped the puck behind the Senators net, and Bishop came out behind the net to play the puck. Bishop...
This afternoon Bruce Garrioch announced that the Ottawa chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA) had selected Daniel Alfredsson as the Senators' nominee for the NHL's Masterton Trophy. The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication...
For the first time since November, the Bruins will wake up Saturday morning looking up at another team in the Northeast Division standings. The Ottawa Senators took over the division lead when Filip Kuba scored 3:07 into overtime to beat Montreal Friday night. The Senators now have 84 points with a 37-25-10 record, one more than the Bruins (40-27-3, 83 points). The Bruins fall all...
A few days after signing NCAA unrestricted free agent forward Cole Schneider, the Ottawa Senators have been linked to yet another unsigned collegiate player. This time, it's Western Michigan defenceman Danny DeKeyser. From the Team 1200's Shawn Simpson (@ssimpsonhockey):
Danny Dekeyser from Western Michigan is the top College UFA. 25 teams chasing the D man. Ottawa in the...
Erik Karlsson has already joined elite company. In the process, he's doing the same for the Ottawa Senators.
Karlsson looks to continue his torrid scoring pace and help the Senators create some breathing room atop the Northeast Division when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.
The 21-year-old Karlsson leads all NHL defensemen with 71 points, a franchise record...
Erik Karlsson banks a pass off of the leg of Ben Bishop, the next thing you know, the puck is in Ottawa’s net.
Ottawa's Erik Karlsson pins Montreal Canadien David Desharnais horizontally on the boards before gently placing him back on his skates. Yeah David Desharnais only weighs 177 pounds but,...
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Currently seventh in the Eastern Conference, the Ottawa Senators have held their own against most teams in the league.
The Montreal Canadiens, however, have surprisingly had their number.
Ottawa tries to avoid a fourth loss in five meetings with Montreal this season as the teams conclude a home-and-home set Friday night at Scotiabank Place.
While most teams in the Senators'...