Ottawa 3, Toronto 2

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Ottawa 26-16-4-2 14-9-0-1 12-7-4-1 W1
Toronto 22-18-3-2 12-7-2-2 10-11-1-0 L3


Captain Daniel Alfredsson and Kyle Turris each had a goal and an assist as the Ottawa Senators rallied for a 3-2 victory over the host Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Tuesday in the latest Battle of Ontario.

Ottawa netminder Craig Anderson made 37 saves to improve to 9-0-1 in his last 10 games.

Turris gave the Senators their decisive goal 1:24 into the third period when he snapped a shot short side under the crossbar on James Reimer. It was his third goal of the season.

Despite being outshot 21-6 in the middle frame, Jason Spezza’s 20th of the season for the Senators was the lone goal to tie the game at 2-2. Kaspars Daugavins kicked a rebound toward the net and the puck hit Spezza’s stick before crossing the goal line.

Alfredsson scored his 15th of the season with eight seconds left in the opening frame for Ottawa, which erased a 2-0 deficit.

Matthew Lombardi scored his third and Joffrey Lupul his 20th goal of the season for the Maple Leafs in the first period. Lupul finished off a two-on-one with Phil Kessel.

Top Game Performances

Ottawa   Toronto
Daniel Alfredsson 2 Points Matthew Lombardi 1
Daniel Alfredsson 1 Goals Matthew Lombardi 1
Daniel Alfredsson 1 Assists Tim Connolly 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Craig Anderson .949 Save Percentage James Reimer .857
Craig Anderson 37 Saves James Reimer 18

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Ottawa 21 3 0-1 2-2 14 28
Toronto 39 2 0-2 1-1 12 26

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play its next game at home against Minnesota. The Maple Leafs have a W/L % of .455 after a win and .522 after a loss.
  • Ottawa will play its next game on the road against San Jose. The Senators have a W/L % of .615 after a win and .455 after a loss.
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