Boston 4, Ottawa 3

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Ottawa 27-20-4-2 14-9-0-1 13-11-4-1 L4
Boston 32-14-1-1 17-7-1-1 15-7-0-0 W1


Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg scored on a slap shot from center ice with 12:51 remaining as the Boston Bruins overcome a two-goal deficit to defeat the visiting Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Tuesday.

The Bruins stormed back to score three unanswered goals after Ottawa built a 3-1 lead en route to their seven straight victory over the Senators and 19th in the last 23 meetings.

With the game tied 3-3, Seidenberg beat Craig Anderson with a 90-foot shot that skipped between the goalie's right pad and blocker.

Brad Marchand put in a loose puck at the side of the net on the power play early in the third period to make it 3-3.

Zdeno Chara ended a 16-game goal drought in the first period and Milan Lucic scored in the second period for the Bruins.

Colin Greening, Kyle Turris and Erik Karlsson scored for the Senators, who have lost four straight.

Top Game Performances

Ottawa   Boston
Filip Kuba 2 Points Zdeno Chara 2
Colin Greening 1 Goals Zdeno Chara 1
Filip Kuba 2 Assists Joe Corvo 2
N/A Power Play Goals Zdeno Chara 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Craig Anderson .867 Save Percentage Tim Thomas .909
Craig Anderson 26 Saves Tim Thomas 30

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Ottawa 33 3 0-0 2-4 18 31
Boston 30 4 2-4 0-0 10 28

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play its next game at home against Carolina. The Bruins have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Ottawa will play its next game at home against NY Islanders. The Senators have a W/L % of .607 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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