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Post-game report: Ottawa 5 Washington 2

Sunday, 03.12.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Post-game report: Ottawa 5 Washington 2

WASHINGTON (AP) - Dany Heatley and Jason Spezza each had a goal and two assists to help the Ottawa Senators beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Sunday.

Ottawa, 7-0-1 in its last eight games with Washington, finished a five-game trip with a 4-1 record after also beating Toronto, Atlanta and Tampa Bay.

Wade Redden, Patrick Eaves and Chris Neil also scored for Ottawa, and Ray Emery made 25 saves as the Senators improved to 38-0 when scoring at least four goals.

Chris Clark and Jamie Heward scored for Washington.

Eaves gave Ottawa a 1-0 lead, beating goalie Olaf Kolzig off a rebound 4:54 into the game.

Washington appeared to have scored the first goal 1:25 seconds earlier when Alex Ovechkin batted a puck out of the air into the Ottawa goal. But officials ruled Ovechkin's stick was above the crossbar and disallowed the play.

Ovechkin went scoreless for the second straight game.

Redden added a power-play goal with 5:55 left in the period for a 2-0 lead, breaking Ottawa's 0-for-17 extra-man drought in road games.

Clark cut the lead to one later in the period, but the Senators made it 3-1 when Spezza scored on a breakaway 7:57 into the second period. Neil scored Ottawa's second power-play goal 41 seconds into the third period for a 4-1 lead.

Heatley scored the game's final goal late in the third period.

Notes: Clark's goal and assist gave him 100 career points. ... Washington's last win against Ottawa came on March 28, 2003. ... Spezza has 21 multipoint games this season. ... Redden's last two goals have come against the Capitals - after he scored only two goals in his first 31 career games versus Washington.

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ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
3 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
4 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
5 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
6 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
7 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
8 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Karlsson 75 20 41 7 61
K. Turris 75 22 33 -2 55
M. Stone 73 19 34 13 53
B. Ryan 71 18 35 8 53
M. Hoffman 72 26 21 18 47
M. Zibanejad 73 19 24 0 43
M. Michalek 66 13 21 3 34
C. MacArthur 55 13 14 -11 27
D. Legwand 73 9 18 2 27
A. Chiasson 69 11 15 -4 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Hammond 14 1 1 .938 1.92
C. Anderson 14 13 8 .923 2.49