Posted November 16, 2011 on AP on Fox
Improved scoring and goaltending have helped the Ottawa Senators bounce back from a season-worst losing streak that opened this month. The Edmonton Oilers have all kinds of problems to fix in what has become a rough November. Ottawa goes for its third straight victory Thursday night when the Oilers try to post their first five-game home winning streak since 2007-08. Since scoring nine times during an 0-4-1 slide Nov. 1-11, the Senators (9-9-1) have rebounded with a 5-2 win at Toronto on Saturday and Tuesday's 3-1 road victory over Calgary. "Overall, we've been playing pretty good hockey lately," captain Daniel Anderson said after scoring Tuesday in his third game back after missing five with a concussion. "Even when we were losing, we were right there, a shootout loss, we lost by a goal here and there. A bounce here or a bounce there, one less mistake, and those games are wins or points for us." The Senators could start piling up points if Craig Ande...
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