NHL Game Summary - Ottawa at Florida|
(Thursday, March 31st)
Final Score: Ottawa 4, Florida 1
Sunrise, FL (Sports Network) - Colin Greening scored twice and Craig Anderson
made 37 saves, as the Ottawa Senators completed a season sweep of the Florida
Panthers with a 4-1 victory at BankAtlantic Center.
Nick Foligno and Filip Kuba also lit the lamp for the Sens, who snapped a two-
Michal Repik scored the lone goal for Florida, which dropped its season-high
seventh straight game. Scott Clemmensen yielded four goals on 23 shots in the
Both teams are now at the bottom of the Eastern Conference with 70 points
Foligno intercepted a failed clear by Clemmensen and slipped in a backhand for
a 1-0 lead 5 1/2 minutes into the game, and Greening's wrister out front made
it a two-goal lead 2:30 into the second.
Repik got the Panthers on the board at the 6:02 mark of the middle stanza, but
Greening restored the two-goal margin just 34 seconds later thanks to a nifty
pass from Marek Svatos.
"We got some momentum and they got one right back. It's hard coming back
after that," Repik said.
Kuba tacked on his first foal of the season with 5:36 remaining in the period
on a slap shot from the top of the right circle, and Anderson made the lead
stand up with 12 saves in the final frame.
"It was a good win for us," Kuba said. "Everyone stepped up and did their
The Senators have won six straight meetings against the Panthers...Florida has
lost seven in a row overall for the first time since Feb. 1-March 2 of last
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