The Ottawa Senators are getting healthy and they're getting nasty.
Craig Anderson made 32 saves as the Senators beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
Defenseman Jared Cowen was playing his first game since undergoing hip surgery in November that was expected to end his season. He finished the game with a little under 17 minutes of ice time and two fights.
''I was looking to get some bumps and feel a little more comfortable. It was a couple more bumps than I was expecting but it was good and it went well for me,'' said Cowen, who had played just three games this season, all with Binghamton of the AHL.
''I'm not complaining. I'm surprised that's the way it went down but I welcome it for sure. I think it's the first two-fight game I've had since junior, but I like it.''
Cowen knocked Carolina forward Jeff Skinner out of the game with a clean hit at center-ice 13 minutes into the first period. Cowen immediately fought Chad LaRose who came t...