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Canadian opposition Conservative leader resigns

Dec. 12, 2019 6:05 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's opposition Conservative leader said Thursday he will resign as party leader after weeks of infighting and a disappointing performance in parliamentary elections. Andrew Scheer, 40, called resigning “one of the most difficult decisions I have ever made.” He will stay...

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....

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....

Ennis has goal, 2 assists as Senators beat Oilers 5-2

Dec. 5, 2019 1:46 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Ottawa Senators didn't have to wait long to make up for a tough loss one night earlier. Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists as the Senators beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Artem Anisimov, Connor Brown, Anthony Duclair and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored to...

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...

Draisaitl nets 2 power-play goals, Oilers top Canucks 3-2

Dec. 2, 2019 2:44 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers didn’t care that their latest victory lacked artistic merit. Leon Draisaitl scored two power-play goals and the Oilers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. "Obviously it’s not a...

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...

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...

Friends: Houston-area family killed in Canadian plane crash

Nov. 29, 2019 5:17 PM EST

KINGSTON, Ontario (AP) — Five of the seven people who died in a small plane crash in Canada were members of a Houston-area family, according to friends of the family. A spokeswoman for the Ontario chief coroner's office said the victims' names likely won't be released for several days. Mehmet Basti, a...

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...