NHL Game Summary - Chicago at Ottawa
(Thursday, December 18th)
Final Score: Ottawa 6, Chicago 1
Ottawa, ON (Sports Network) - Marian Hossa finished with two goals and an assist to lead Ottawa to a 6-1 win over Chicago at the Corel Centre.
Martin Havlat notched a goal and two assists, while Daniel Alfredsson posted his 200th career goal and an assist for the Senators, who won for the second time in five games (2-2-1). Ray Emery notched 27 saves.
Mark Bell scored for the Blackhawks, who suffered their 10th straight road loss. They are winless in their last three (0-2-1) and have one victory in their last 18 (1-11-3-3) overall. Michael Leighton stopped 26 of 32 shots.
Wade Redden and Radek Bonk also scored for Ottawa, which built a 3-0 advantage.
Redden scored on a shot from the right point 5:55 into the first period to open the scoring.
Alfredsson's milestone tally, 5:42 into the second period, pushed the Ottawa edge to 2-0. Alfredsson received a pass from behind the net and converted on a wrister from just outside the right faceoff circle.
Havlat converted with 4:25 left in the second period to put the team ahead 3-0.
Bell got Chicago within 3-1 on his seventh goal with 1:07 remaining in the second.
Bonk started a three-goal flurry for the Senators in the third period at the six-minute mark. Hossa delivered his 12th goal of the season 15 seconds later, and capped the scoring at 10:15 of the period.
Jason Spezza posted an assist to extend his point streak to four games for the Senators, who snapped a two-game losing streak in the series...Ottawa's Jacques Martin coached his 800th career game...Todd White played in his 200th career game for the Senators and notched an assist.
12/18 22:18:12 ET