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SportsNilsson perfect as Senators shut out Ducks

05:30  08 february  2019
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Sens end losing skid with shutout win against the Ducks

Sens end losing skid with shutout win against the Ducks Seriously, how bad are these Ducks? When I got the call for last-minute free tickets to go to the game; I hesitated. Do I want to watch the Sens get embarrassed by the one team that is worse than them? Then I thought back to Melnyk’s comments last night and realized; I need a proper goodbye to Duchene and Stone if that’s what it’s coming down to. Now, there is no way possible I can survive their departure; just stay. Please! The first period started a bit slow with the Sens shaking off the last night fatigue and Ducks trying not to be their usual horrible selves.

The final seconds in a 3-0 win over the Ottawa Senators , in which Anders Nilsson became the 3rd goalie to record a shutout in their first game as a Canuck.

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OTTAWA - Anders Nilsson stopped 44 shots for his first shutout of the season as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-0 Thursday night.

Matt Duchene led the way with two goals for the Senators (20-29-5), who snapped a five-game losing streak. Brady Tkachuk, Chris Tierney and Mark Stone also scored.

The Ducks (21-25-9) continue to struggle as they've now lost six straight and are 2-14-4 since Dec. 17. Thursday's game was the fourth of a five-game road trip that ends Saturday in Philadelphia.

John Gibson, who had been pulled in his last three starts, stopped 31 shots.

The Senators were playing the second half of a back-to-back after losing 5-4 to the Toronto Maple Leafs, but continued to press in the third period.

Teravainen leads Hurricanes over Senators

Teravainen leads Hurricanes over Senators OTTAWA - Teuvo Teravainen scored two of Carolina's four unanswered goals in the third period as the Hurricanes beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 Tuesday night. Micheal Ferland and Justin Williams also scored for the Hurricanes (29-22-6), who wrapped up a season-long five game road trip. Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves. Mark Stone scored the lone goal for the Senators (21-30-5), who saw its two-game winning streak come to an end. Anders Nilsson, making his third straight start, stopped 33 shots. Down 1-0, the Hurricanes tied the game just 16 seconds into the third period when Dougie Hamilton found Ferland at the net for the tap-in.

Anaheim Ducks goalie Ryan Miller (30) stops a shot by Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in It was skillful plays that lifted the Ducks to a 3-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators as Adam Henrique’s goal was the result of one and Ondrej Kase’s

Andrew Hammond made 25 saves for his first NHL shutout as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Anaheim Ducks .

After going scoreless through the last five games Stone picked up his 23rd of the season, beating Gibson through traffic to take a 3-0 lead and Duchene added an empty-net goal.

Nilsson was most impressive late in the third period with the Ducks on the power play and Gibson on the bench for a two-man advantage as he made a number of big stops to preserve the shutout.

After being outshot in the first period the Senators turned the tables and outshot the Ducks 16-9 and were able to take a 2-0 lead.

Ottawa looked like it had a sure power-play goal early in the period, but Brandon Montour bailed out Gibson clearing a puck across the goal line.

Duchene made no mistake late in the period as he took a pass from Chris Tierney and fought his way to the net where he picked the top corner for his 23rd.

With an assist on Duchene's goal Thomas Chabot became just the fourth Senators defenceman to have a season of ten-plus goals and 30-plus assists.

Despite outshooting the Senators 17-8 it was Ottawa who came out with a 1-0 lead. Tkachuk opened the scoring for the Senators at the seven-minute mark of the first as he jumped on Stone's rebound for his 12th of the season.

This was the final meeting between the two teams with the Senators sweeping the season series.

Notes: The Senators Ben Harpur was a healthy scratch, Cody Goloubef made his Senators debut, while Christian Jaros missed his second game with a lower body injury. The Ducks were without Patrick Eaves

Ryan Dzingel lifts Senators over Jets in OT.
Ryan Dzingel scored at 3:44 of overtime as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Saturday. Mark Stone, Rudolfs Balcers and Matt Duchene scored power-play goals for Ottawa. Stone and Dzingel each had one assist. Tyler Myers scored twice and Brandon Tanev added a goal and an assist for the Jets (36-19-4), who are 2-3-2 in their last seven games. Myers and Tanev each scored a short-handed goal. Anders Nilsson stopped 23 shots for the Senators, (22-31-5), who occupy the bottom of the NHL standings and are 3-7-0 in their past 10 games.

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