OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators punctuated an awful season with a poor performance.
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored two goals and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Senators 6-2 in the...
Andrerson gets 2nd shutout, Senators beat Sabres 4-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson endured some trying times this season, and now the Ottawa Senators' goalie is enjoying the good times.
Anderson stopped 35 shots for his second shutout...
Tkachuk’s overtime goal leads Senators past Oilers 4-3
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ottawa coach Marc Crawford enjoys watching the type of game the Senators turned in Saturday.
Brady Tkachuk scored his second goal of the game 2:09 into overtime as...
Lightning beat Senators 5-1 for 50th win of season
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — NHL scoring leader Nikita Kucherov had a goal and an assist to help the Tampa Bay Lightning earn their 50th victory of the season in their 66th game by beating the Ottawa...
McDavid scores, Oilers beat skidding Senators 4-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers had a reasonable excuse for being sluggish at the outset against the league-worst Ottawa Senators.
Blue Jackets land Duchene from Senators, then beat them 3-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves and Matt Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0 win over his former team, the Ottawa Senators, on Friday...
Duchene gets win with Blue Jackets after trade from Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Duchene appreciated how short the walk was to join his new team.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves, and Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0...
Hinostroza has 2 goals, assist as Coyotes top Senators 3-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Led by the line of Derek Stepan, Vinnie Hinostroza and Richard Panik, the Arizona Coyotes added another victory to their recent surge.
Hinostroza scored twice and had an assist to propel Arizona past the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Stepan also scored for the Coyotes, who are 6-1-1 in their last eight games. Darcy Kuemper stopped 25 shots.
Copley gets first shutout, Capitals beat Senators 4-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Once a victory seemed likely, the Washington Capitals put their focus into finishing a memorable night for backup goalie Pheonix Copley.
Copley made 35 saves for his first career shutout and the Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 4-0 on Saturday night.
Brett Connolly had a goal and an assist to give Copley all the support he needed.
Dzingel scores in overtime, Senators beat Penguins 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators were ready for their 4-on-3 power play in overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Ryan Dzingel scored with the man advantage at 1:20 of overtime after the Penguins were called for too many men on the ice in Ottawa's 2-1 victory Saturday night.
Senators coach Guy Boucher said they simulated the situation in practice earlier in the day.
Domi scores twice, Canadiens beat Senators 5-2
MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Drouin and Max Domi simplified their games night by putting more shots on net.
Domi had two goals and an assist and Drouin added a goal and two assists as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 Tuesday night.
"Me and Max were in the same boat the past couple years where we don't shoot enough," Drouin said. "Sometimes you just got to shoot and keep it simple."
Senators beat Sharks 6-2 in Karlsson’s return to Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — On the occasion of Erik Karlsson's return to Ottawa, it was a former Shark who shined brighter.
Mikkel Boedker had a goal and three assists, Craig Anderson stopped 36 shots and the Senators beat their former captain and San Jose 6-2 on Saturday, sending the Sharks to their fourth straight loss.
The Senators have three former Sharks on their roster with Boedker, Chris Tierney and Dylan DeMelo.
Anderson earns 27-save shutout as Senators blank Rangers 3-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson is normally not one to show his emotions, but you could hardly blame the Ottawa Senators goaltender for wanting to celebrate.
Anderson raised his arms and pumped his fists after stopping 27 shots for his first shutout of the season as the Ottawa Senators beat the New York Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night.
It was Anderson's 10th win this season, his first shutout since Dec. 16 and the 41st clean sheet of his career.
Lundqvist makes 29 saves, Rangers defeat Senators 4-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Rangers coach David Quinn has set a new tone for his team and the priority has been to outwork opponents.
Marc Staal, Lias Andersson, Chris Kreider, and Mika Zibanejad scored, and Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves as New York defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-2 Monday night.
"It's a hardworking team," Rangers forward Kevin Hayes said. "If you are not working hard, you are not playing. That's coach's rules. We work hard every night and we are kind of building an identity here."
Stone, Duchene each score twice, Senators beat Penguins 6-4
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators played with heavy hearts after the death of longtime equipment assistant Mike Foley to colon cancer.
Hours before the puck dropped Saturday night, the Senators learned of Foley's death.
"He was a great soldier for us for 20 odd years," said Mark Stone, who scored twice in Ottawa's 6-4 victory over Pittsburgh.
Anderson stops 2 penalty shots, Senators beat Red Wings 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Detroit coach Jeff Blashill was quick to credit Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson.
Anderson stopped two third-period penalty shots and Drake Batherson scored in his NHL debut to help the Senators beat the Red Wings 2-1 on Thursday night.
"Those are real players taking the penalty shots, so good for Craig Anderson," Blashill said. "He's been a good goalie in the league for a long time. He made two critical plays at critical moments."
4-goal 3rd period lifts Senators past Lightning 6-4
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ottawa coach Guy Boucher flashed a big smile while he talked about the Senators' resiliency in a comeback win against the Eastern Conference's top team.
Rookie Brady Tkachuk and Ryan Dzingel scored during Ottawa's four-goal third period, and the Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-4 on Saturday night.
"A great rallying between the second and third," Boucher said. "A great third period."
Ottawa had been 0-6-0 when trailing after two periods.
Craig Anderson males 46 saves, Senators beat Sabres 4-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators have experienced third-period woes a few times already this season, and coach Guy Boucher was thinking about that as his club nearly gave up a three-goal lead.
Craig Anderson made 21 of his 46 saves in the third period and Ottawa held off the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Thursday night in the first game of a home-and-home series.
Marchessault’s OT penalty shot lifts Vegas past Ottawa 4-3
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault had never attempted a penalty shot in his NHL career.
He made his first one count Sunday night.
Marchessault earned a penalty shot after being hooked by Mark Stone on what would have been a breakaway, and beat goalie Craig Anderson to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Ottawa Senators.
Stone sends Senators past Canadiens 4-3 in overtime
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone scored his second goal of the game 2:30 into overtime and the Ottawa Senators rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night.
Stone's one-timer from the face-off circle beat Carey Price for the winner.
Stone had a goal and an assist in regulation, while Mikkel Boedker and Matt Duchene also scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson made 24 saves in the win.
Anderson stops 37 shots as Senators beat Stars 4-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — For the first time in a long time, the Ottawa Senators are having fun and picking up wins at the same time.
Craig Anderson made 37 saves to lead the Senators to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday night.
Ottawa is also getting contributions from its rookies, who are bringing some much-needed enthusiasm to a team that didn't have much to celebrate last season.
Wideman gets first goals since injury, Sens top Kings 5-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — There was a time when Chris Wideman wondered if he would ever score another NHL goal.
Still coming in bunches, in fact.
Wideman got his first two goals in nearly a year, Craig Anderson made 36 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-1 on Saturday.
Wideman tore a hamstring last November and missed the rest of the season. The 28-year-old had been without a point in his first four games this season.
Chabot scores twice, leads Senators past Maple Leafs 5-3
TORONTO (AP) — The play of Thomas Chabot might help the Ottawa Senators get over the loss of Erik Karlsson.
Chabot had two goals and an assist, Craig Anderson made 34 saves, and the Senators defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Saturday night.
Dylan DeMelo and Chris Tierney, who were among the players acquired from the San Jose Sharks in a trade for Karlsson, also scored for Ottawa. Mark Stone added an empty-net goal with 24.3 seconds left.
Kane scores in overtime, Blackhawks beat Senators 4-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks spoiled the Ottawa Senators' home opener with a big finish.
Kane scored 38 seconds into overtime to give Chicago a 4-3 victory Thursday night. Alex DeBrincat, Jonathan Toews and Brent Seabrook also scored, and Cam Ward stopped 22 shots.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will start their bid for a Stanley Cup three-peat at home.
Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel banked in goals off Craig Anderson minutes apart in the second period, Casey DeSmith stopped 34 shots and the Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-0 to clinch second place in the Metropolitan Division and home-ice advantage in the opening round of the playoffs.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins can admit it now. The regular season is kind of a drag.
Being the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions creates a target on your back that's impossible to shake. An NHL-high 19 back-to-backs left them spent. A sluggish first half forced them to focus.
No matter. The Penguins survived. And now they're heading to the playoffs with momentum and home-ice advantage in the opening round. A legitimate shot at a Stanley Cup three-peat awaits.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — With their own playoff hopes long gone, the Ottawa Senators are taking great satisfaction in making life harder for those still fighting for a spot.
Mike Hoffman scored his 22nd goal at 3:26 of overtime and the Senators beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night to win their third game in a row for just the second time this season.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators had a fast start and a strong finish, and they needed both against one of the hottest teams in the NHL.
Matt Duchene scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with three minutes left, to lift the Senators over the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Monday night.
Magnus Paajarvi also had two goals for Ottawa, and Jean-Gabriel Pageau added one late. Craig Anderson made 35 saves, and Erik Karlsson and Mike Hoffman each added two assists.
Karlsson scores in overtime, Senators beat Stars 3-2
DALLAS (AP) — Craig Anderson was in good spirits after Erik Karlsson's goal 2:19 into overtime lifted the Ottawa Senators over the Dallas Stars 3-2 in overtime on Monday night.
Anderson, who made 31 saves, spoke tongue-in-cheek about 3-on-3 play in OT and even threw in a Scandinavian pun.
"I think 3-on-3 is one of our strong suits. Maybe we should try to take coinciding penalties throughout the game and get 3-on-3 going in the regular game.
Flyers top Sens 5-3 for 5th straight victory
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brandon Manning had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers topped the Ottawa Senators 5-3 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive victory.
Ivan Provorov, Robert Hagg, Claude Giroux and Nolan Patrick also scored for the Flyers. Petr Mrazek made 25 saves in his second start for the Flyers since being acquired in a trade with Detroit.
Kucherov reaches 80-point mark, Lightning down Senators 4-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning are back atop the NHL.
Kucherov had two assists to reach 80 points this season and Tampa Bay defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Thursday night.
Tyler Johnson, Victor Hedman, Vladislav Namestnikov and Brayden Point scored for the Lightning (41-17-3), who leapfrogged expansion Vegas to regain the top spot in the overall standings with 85 points. Louis Domingue earned his third win by stopping 33 shots.
Brassard has goal, 2 assists to lead Sens past Rangers 6-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators' quick start led to an early exit for Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist.
Derick Brassard had a goal and two assists and Ottawa defeated the New York Rangers 6-3 on Saturday.
Lundqvist allowed five goals on 27 shots before being replaced by Brandon Halverson with 13 minutes remaining.
Halverson stopped five of the six shots he faced for New York in his NHL debut.
Hoffman scores in OT as Senators rally past Sabres, 3-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mike Hoffman joked with Robin Lehner earlier in the day that he was going to get a goal against his former teammate.
Hours later Hoffman did just that, scoring 1:13 into overtime Thursday night to give the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Hoffman took a cross-ice pass from Erik Karlsson and beat Lehner with a one-timer from the left side to end Ottawa's two-game skid.
Hoffman scores in OT as Senators beat Predators 4-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mike Hoffman's 100th career goal was a real gem.
Hoffman went end-to-end before slipping a shot past Juuse Saros 3:01 into overtime, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 victory against the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.