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Sports Raanta stops 23 shots, Coyotes rally to beat Senators 2-1

06:36  04 march  2018
06:36  04 march  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Antti Raanta made 23 saves and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators 2 - 1 on Saturday night. Condon stopped Jordan Martinook's breakaway attempt at 14:40 of the first, but the Coyotes made good on another shot later.

Antti Raanta made 23 saves and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators 2 - 1 .

Antti Raanta of the Arizona Coyotes© Norm Hall/NHLI Antti Raanta of the Arizona Coyotes GLENDALE, Ariz. - Antti Raanta made 23 saves and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Saturday night.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Jordan Martinook scored to help NHL-worst Arizona improve to 8-2-1 in its last 11 games.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored his second goal in two nights for Ottawa, and Mike Condon made 25 saves. The Senators have lost six of their last seven games.

Condon came off the ice twice in the final moments for an extra attacker, but the Senators couldn't force overtime.

The Senators took an early lead but never scored again. Pageau passed to linemate Bobby Ryan and took off for the net. He was in the right spot to redirect Ryan's shot past Raanta at 3:24 of the first period.

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) His postgame TV interview complete, Antti Raanta raised both fists and smiled as he made his way back into a triumphant Arizona Coyotes locker room.

Antti Raanta made 23 saves and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators 2 - 1 on Saturday night. Condon stopped Jordan Martinook's breakaway attempt at 14:40 of the first, but the Coyotes made good on another shot later.

Pageau raised his goals total to 10, and Mark Stone picked up his 40th assist and 60th point, both team highs for Ottawa.

Condon stopped Jordan Martinook's breakaway attempt at 14:40 of the first, but the Coyotes made good on another shot later.

The Coyotes sent it to the first intermission tied at 1 when Brendan Perlini screened Condon at the same time as Ekman-Larsson's shot zipped toward the net, and Ekman-Larsson scored his ninth of the season with 1:14 to play. The All-Star defenceman ended a streak of 16 games without a goal.

Ottawa got the game's first power play in the second period, and Raanta reached out to catch Alexandre Burrows' shot headed to the far post to help kill the penalty.

Raanta's 12 second-period stops kept Ottawa from taking the lead, and the Coyotes went in front 2-1 at the 14:08 mark when Martinook put in Brad Richardson's backhand pass from behind the net.

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Raanta had plenty to be happy about. He made 23 saves to help Arizona beat the Ottawa Senators 2 - 1 Saturday night. He's won five of his last six starts, and the Coyotes - despite the NHL's worst record - completed a seven-game homestand with a 5-2 mark. ''I saw lots of shots .

Antti Raanta made 23 saves and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators 2 - 1 .

Martinook registered his sixth goal of the season.

The Senators' Matt Duchene served four penalty minutes in the third period on two tripping penalties, but Ottawa did not allow a goal on any power play.

NOTES: Senators F Marian Gaborik was scratched with an undisclosed injury for the second straight game. ... Coyotes C Zac Rinaldo was scratched due to an upper body injury. ... C Derek Stepan was credited with an assist on Arizona's first goal, and reached 400 career points. ... The Coyotes are 10-1-1 in their last 12 games when holding opponents to two goals or less. ... Several former WWE superstars attended the game, including The Godfather and Jimmy Hart.

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Senators: At Dallas on Monday night.

Coyotes: At Edmonton on Monday night.

Matt Stajan, Flames beat Senators 2-1 .
OTTAWA - Sam Bennett and Matt Stajan scored for the Calgary Flames and David Rittich made 29 saves in a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday. Jean-Gabriel Pageau was the only Senators skater to beat Rittich, who was making just the 19th start of his career. The win was the second straight for the Flames (34-25-10) after halting a four-game losing streak with a win in Buffalo Wednesday night. Mike Condon made 35 saves for the Senators (23-33-11) including a breakaway stop on Johnny Gaudreau with the score still 1-0 for Calgary early in the third period.Stajan gave the Flames a 2-0 lead at 11:42 of the third period when he redirected a pass from Curtis Lazar past Condon.

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