Drake Batherson scored a pair of objectives for the Ottawa Senators in a 5-1 win Monday over the visiting Calgary Flames.
With seven objectives in his final six video games, the 22-year-old Batherson matched the franchise file held by Jason Spezza for the longest objective streak.
Colin White, with an empty-net objective, Artem Anisimov and Thomas Chabot additionally scored for the Senators (8-15-1). Tim Stutzle had two assists in Ottawa’s fourth win in its final 5 video games.
Matt Murray, who was pulled in Saturday’s 6-Three loss to the Flames, stopped 27-of-28 photographs for the win.
Milan Lucic scored for the Flames (10-11-2), whereas David Rittich made 31 saves in his fifth straight begin.
After White’s empty-netter, Chabot scored with Rittich again in internet at 17:47 of the third.
Ottawa capitalized on a pair of Calgary errors and outshot the guests 22-6 within the second interval to guide 3-1 heading into the third.
Rittich put a clearing try on the stick of Batherson on the faceoff circle. The right-winger whipped the puck by the Calgary goaltender’s pad at 11:44 for his second of the sport.
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Lucic had simply pulled the Flames inside a objective scoring on the facility play at 10:20. He collected his personal rebound and his shot that went off a Senators skate slid by Murray’s outstretched pad.
Batherson made it 2-Zero at 8:26 with a excessive shot from the excessive slot.
Anisimov scored his first of the season at 6:22 off a Flames turnover within the impartial zone the place Sam Bennett overskated a Lucic move.
Stutzle dished to Anisimov, whose shot deflected off a stick and by Rittich.
The Flames outshot the Senators 12-7 in a scoreless first interval during which each groups did not convert a power-play likelihood.
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Calgary’s pre-game warmup was adventurous. Defencemen Nikita Nesterov and Rasmus Andersson collided and went down close to the blue-line.
A helmetless Sean Monahan took a puck to the face throughout warmup, however performed within the sport.
The Flames capped a six-game, 10-day highway journey Monday.
The Sens begin their very own six-game highway swing Tuesday going through the Montreal Canadiens earlier than heading to Calgary for Thursday’s rematch with the Flames.