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Philadelphia Flyers center Tyler Pitlick (18) tries a backhand shot on Ottawa Senators goaltender Marcus Hogberg (35) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

Couturier scores shootout winner, Flyers beat Senators 5-4

Dec. 21, 2019 11:50 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers had plenty of chances to put away Ottawa. It took Sean Couturier to complete the task. Couturier scored the shootout winner and the Flyers beat the Senators 5-4 on Saturday night. James van Riemsdyk led the Flyers (20-11-5) with two goals. Kevin Hayes and...

Ottawa Senators left wing Vladislav Namestnikov (90) celebrates his goal with teammates Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44), Ron Hainsey (81) and Mark Borowiecki (74) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

Duclair scores in OT, Senators get past Predators 5-4

Dec. 20, 2019 12:01 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators made Marcus Hogberg’s first NHL win one to remember. Hogberg made 33 saves to complement Anthony Duclair’s power-play overtime winner, and the Senators beat the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Thursday night. The Senators jumped out to a 4-1 lead on goals...

Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar (52) and Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki (74) exchange words during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Acciari gets hat trick, Panthers beat Senators 6-1

Dec. 16, 2019 11:20 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers had been struggling to score during a three-game slide. They closed out that stretch with one big period Monday night. Noel Acciari scored three times for his first career hat trick, and Florida routed the Ottawa Senators 6-1 on Monday night. The Panthers grabbed...

Ottawa Senators left wing Anthony Duclair (10) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Ottawa, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

Duclair's hat trick sends Sens past Blue Jackets 4-3 in OT

Dec. 14, 2019 6:10 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Anthony Duclair finished off quite the ending against his former team. Duclair scored on the power play in overtime to complete the hat trick and give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. Duclair, who played in Columbus last season, has eight...

The puck floats in the face of Ottawa Senators' Jean-Gabriel Pageau as Boston Bruins' John Moore puts the pressure on during second period NHL action in Ottawa, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Duclair has 3-point game, Senators beat Bruins 5-2

Dec. 9, 2019 11:42 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Wins haven’t come easily for Ottawa this season. On Monday night, the Senators found a way to beat one of the top teams in the NHL. Anthony Duclair had two goals and one assist, and Anders Nilsson made 38 saves as the Senators (13-17-1) beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 Monday night....

Ottawa Senators' Nick Paul, left, and Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Laughton leads Flyers past Senators 4-3 in chippy game

Dec. 7, 2019 5:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Laughton responded to a jarring hit to his teammate in a big way. Laughton had a goal, an assist and a hard check in a chippy contest to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. “It was a physical game,” Laughton said....

Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Brannstrom (26) goes into the boards with Vancouver Canucks center Adam Gaudette (88) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Roussel scores in return, Canucks beat Senators 5-2

Dec. 4, 2019 3:01 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — It took Antoine Roussel less than two minutes to make an impact. Roussel scored on his first shift after missing eight months following knee surgery, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Tuesday night. The goal came just 1:50 into the first period...

Calgary Flames goalie David Rittich, of the Czech Republic, makes a save against the Ottawa Senators during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov, 30, 2019, in Calgary, Alberta. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lindholm scores twice, Flames beat Senators 3-1

Nov. 30, 2019 11:28 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Make it two wins in as many games for Calgary Flames interim head coach Geoff Ward. Elias Lindholm scored the deciding goal late in the third period and added an empty-netter, leading the Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Ward was also a winner on...

Minnesota Wild's Ryan Hartman (38) celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

Wild use 3-goal burst to rout Senators 7-2

Nov. 29, 2019 8:11 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Defenseman Jared Spurgeon had a goal and two assists, Zack Parise stayed hot and Minnesota scored three goals in a 4:13 span of the second period to cruise to a 7-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Friday. The Wild had their highest-scoring game of the season, beating the Senators...

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Chara scores go-ahead goal, Bruins beat Senators

Nov. 27, 2019 11:09 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Zdeno Chara made himself right at home — at the Ottawa Senators’ expense. The 42-year-old former Ottawa star broke a tie midway through the third period in the Boston Bruins’ 2-1 victory over the Senators on Wednesday night. Chara was given a standing ovation in...