NHL Game Summary - Ottawa at Philadelphia
(Wednesday, November 22nd)
Final Score: Ottawa 3, Philadelphia 2 (OT)
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Wade Redden scored late in overtime as the Ottawa Senators rallied from two down to topple the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2, at the Wachovia Center.
Mike Fisher and Daniel Alfredsson also lit the lamp while Peter Schaefer donated three assists for Ottawa, which has won three in a row. Ray Emery made 24 saves in the victory.
Petr Nedved and Mike Knuble each had a goal while Antero Niittymaki made 32 stops for the Flyers, who have dropped three straight and nine of 11.
Nedved scored his first goal of the season with just 31 ticks remaining in the first to put the Flyers in front. Geoff Sanderson gained control of the puck behind the goal line before flicking it out in front, where it kicked off the skate of Nedved and in.
Knuble made it 2-0 4:11 into the middle stanza on a rebound put back from the right side of the net.
The Senators, though, stormed back with three unanswered goals.
Ottawa cut its deficit in half 8:42 into the second, as Fisher unleashed a sharp wrister from the left circle that ricocheted off the right crossbar and in for the power-play marker.
Alfredsson then struck with 34 seconds left in the second, beating Niittymaki with a quick wrister from the bottom of the left circle.
The third period and most of overtime passed without a goal, but Redden finally broke through to end it with 20.6 seconds on the clock. With the Sens moving in on the rush, Redden took a pass from Fisher just above the left circle and flicked a shot on goal that beat a screened Niittymaki.
Schaefer now has 200 career points...No penalties were called against Ottawa, marking just the fourth time in team history that has happened. Coincidentally, the last time was on January 22, 2000 at Philadelphia.
11/22 22:00:59 ET