Resurgent Senators to take on Panthers
Publicado: Jue, 18 Ene 2018, 08:39
Florida (11-12-3) at Ottawa (10-10-4), 7:30 pm ESTOTTAWA (Ticker) -- Jason Spezza and the Ottawa Senators look fortheir third consecutive victory when they host the FloridaPanthers on Monday.Spezza recorded his second career hat trick Saturday as theSenators cooled off the Pittsburgh Penguins with JJ Watt Jersey a 3-2 victory.Alex Auld stopped 17 shots and Dany Heatley notched a pair ofa sists for the Senators, who have won four of their last fivecontests."It was nice to see Spezza have a good game like that," captainDaniel Alfred son said. "I think overall today, we did a goodjob with the puck. We didn't turn it over much and we forcedthem to play in their own end quite a bit. Johnathan Joseph Jersey The only time theyhad some po se sion was on the power play, and ourpenalty-killers did a good job. And (Auld) played well, too."Spezza, who scored all three goals in the second period, hopesthe win over the reigning Eastern Conference champion Penguinscan be a springboard for the rest of the season."They're one of the best teams in the East, and they're a teamthat we know if you want to win, you're probably Nick Novak Jersey going to haveto go through, so we just have to make up points Alfred Blue Jersey in thestandings," Spezza said. "We've kind of put ourselves in a bitof a spot, and now we're slowly getting ourselves out of it."The Panthers will try to bounce back from a 4-0 setback to theBoston Bruins. The lo s snapped Florida's three-game winningstreak.Craig Anderson has started the last five games for the Panthers,but usual starter Tomas Vokoun likely will be back in thecrease.