Ottawa 6, Winnipeg 4

Monday, March 26, 2012 8:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Ottawa 39-28-6-4 20-15-2-2 19-13-4-2 W2
Winnipeg 35-33-4-4 23-12-1-3 12-21-3-1 L2


SENATORS 6, JETS 4: Captain Daniel Alfredsson scored twice - with the latter tally snapping a tie with 2:33 remaining in the third period - as visiting Ottawa damaged Winnipeg's postseason aspirations.
Fellow All-Star Milan Michalek, Chris Neil, Kaspars Daugavins and Kyle Turris also tallied for the Senators, who moved to within three points of idle Boston for the Northeast Division lead.
All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson notched three assists and Craig Anderson stopped 44 shots - in addition to a penalty shot in the third period - to preserve the win.
Antti Miettinen tallied twice and Evander Kane and Kyle Wellwood also scored for the Jets, who fell for the fourth time in five games. Winnipeg remained six points shy of eighth place in the Eastern Conference with six games remaining.
Just 24 seconds after Kane leveled the contest at 4-4, Alfredsson cleaned up a rebound off defenseman Filip Kuba's shot from the point for his second goal of the night.
After Anderson denied Wellwood on a penalty shot 1:34 into the third period, Alfredsson gave Ottawa a 4-3 lead 80 seconds later. Karlsson intercepted Winnipeg's attempted feed through the middle of the ice and promptly set up Alfredsson, who beat Ondrej Pavelec from in close.
Kane leveled the contest after the puck deflected off his shoulder and into the net for his 29th goal.
GAME NOTEBOOK: All-Star Jason Spezza, who had two assists, hit the 80-point plateau for the fourth time in his career. ... Pavelec, who made his 12th straight start, turned aside 29 shots. ... Miettinen has four goals in his last five games.

Top Game Performances

Ottawa   Winnipeg
Erik Karlsson 3 Points Kyle Wellwood 3
Daniel Alfredsson 2 Goals Antti Miettinen 2
Erik Karlsson 3 Assists Kyle Wellwood 2
N/A Power Play Goals Antti Miettinen 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Craig Anderson .917 Save Percentage Ondrej Pavelec .853
Craig Anderson 44 Saves Ondrej Pavelec 29

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Ottawa 35 6 0-2 3-4 8 34
Winnipeg 48 4 1-4 2-2 4 32

Upcoming Games

  • Winnipeg will play its next game at home against NY Rangers. The Jets have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .512 after a loss.
  • Ottawa will play its next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Senators have a W/L % of .590 after a win and .421 after a loss.
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