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Senators 5, Bruins 2

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:47 AM

Associated Press

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Senators 5, Bruins 2
Ottawa Senators 5, Boston Bruins 2

BOSTON (AP) - Dany Heatley has made the most of his fresh start.

Heatley scored two goals and set a franchise record for the longest consecutive point streak, leading the Ottawa Senators to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.

``When I saw him in training camp, he didn't look like a special player,'' Senators goalie Dominik Hasek said, laughing. ``He is a great stickhandler, knows where to be on the ice and where to shoot the puck.''

Heatley has scored in all 14 games for Ottawa this season, and has 13 goals and 26 points.

``With the year off, I think most guys were excited to get going, but coming to Ottawa, a new place, made me even more excited,'' said Heatley, who had a turbulent 2003-04 season after he was involved in a fatal car accident at the start of training camp and played only 31 games after battling through injuries.

The Senators won their fourth straight and improved to 9-0 against Northeast Division teams.

Bryan Smolinski, Peter Schaefer and Martin Havlat scored in a 4:55 span in the second period to give Ottawa a 4-1 lead.

``We go 4 to 5 minutes in a row killing penalties and then you face that line,'' Bruins goalie Andrew Raycroft said. ``It makes it real tough, almost impossible.

After Smolinski put Ottawa ahead 2-1, Wade Redden passed to a streaking Havlat, who hit the post. Schaefer knocked the rebound for a short-handed goal.

The Bruins lost in regulation for the first time since Oct. 20 against Buffalo. Boston had recorded a point in nine straight games.

Brad Boyes and Glen Murray scored for Boston, which is 1-6-1 against division teams and 7-6-5 overall.

Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza each had two assists. The Senators' Alfredsson-Spezza-Heatley line has 29 points in the last four games.

``All three are dynamic players and great 1-on-1 players,'' Bruins coach Mike Sullivan said. ``No matter who plays against them on any given night, they have their hands full.''

Havlat scored his seventh goal in the second-period run for Ottawa, who have had eight different players score in two victories against the Bruins this season.

Ottawa went 0-for-7 on the power play and Boston has now killed off 48 of its last 52 short-handed situations.

Free-agent acquisition Alexei Zhamnov played his first game for the Bruins.

The Senators were playing their first game in five days and looked rusty in the first period, getting outshot by Boston 17-5.

Notes: Raycroft returned to the Bruins' lineup after missing six games with a hamstring injury. ... Ottawa is the only team which has all its players with a positive or even plus/minus rating. ... Newly inducted Hall-of Famer Cam Neely dropped a ceremonial first puck. ... Havlat was playing his first game against Boston since being suspended for five games for kicking defenseman Hal Gill.

scoring summary
1st Period
00:27
OTT
Dany Heatley (12) ASST: Daniel Alfredsson (13), Jason Spezza (21)
1 - 0 OTT
09:25
BOS
PPG - Brad Boyes (5) ASST: Jiri Slegr (6)
1 - 1 Tie
2nd Period
04:51
OTT
Bryan Smolinski (3) ASST: NONE
2 - 1 OTT
06:38
OTT
SHG - Peter Schaefer (2) ASST: Martin Havlat (3), Wade Redden (10)
3 - 1 OTT
09:46
OTT
Martin Havlat (8) ASST: Peter Schaefer (12), Antoine Vermette (3)
4 - 1 OTT
15:53
BOS
SHG - Glen Murray (9) ASST: Joe Thornton (19)
4 - 2 OTT
3rd Period
00:11
OTT
Dany Heatley (13) ASST: Daniel Alfredsson (14), Jason Spezza (22)
5 - 2 OTT
penalty summary
1st Period
05:00
BOS
Colton Orr  Fighting (maj)
05:00
OTT
Brian McGrattan  Fighting (maj)
08:05
OTT
Andrej Meszaros  Hooking
11:41
OTT
Vaclav Varada  Too many men/ice - bench
16:22
BOS
Jiri Slegr  Hooking
19:41
BOS
Jiri Slegr  Hooking
2nd Period
01:29
BOS
Thomas Fitzgerald  Hooking
05:34
OTT
Zdeno Chara  Interference
11:35
BOS
Colton Orr  Holding
12:22
BOS
Travis Green  Hooking
14:15
BOS
Milan Jurcina  Hooking
16:57
BOS
Shawn McEachern  Hooking
18:57
BOS
Hal Gill  Fighting (maj)
18:57
OTT
Chris Neil  Fighting (maj)
3rd Period
08:50
BOS
Alexei Zhamnov  Roughing
08:50
OTT
Antoine Vermette  Roughing
14:38
BOS
Hal Gill  Hooking
15:03
OTT
Brian Pothier  Interference
15:35
OTT
Chris Phillips  Holding
15:40
BOS
Dave Scatchard  Hi-sticking
15:40
BOS
Dave Scatchard  Hi-sticking
goalie stats
Dominik Hasek
SA: 39TOI: 60:00
Saves: 37EV: 29 - 29
PIM: 0PP: 6 - 7
SV%: .949SH: 2 - 3
Andrew Raycroft
Andrew Raycroft
SA: 30TOI: 60:00
Saves: 25EV: 11 - 15
PIM: 0PP: 13 - 13
SV%: .833SH: 1 - 2