OTTAWA (AP) — Chris Neil, Filip Kuba, Mike Fisher, Dany Heatley
and Nick Foligno scored to help the Ottawa Senators win their
seventh straight home game, 5-2, over the New York Islanders on
Brian Elliott made 20 saves, and Daniel Alfredsson and Brendan
Bell had three assists each for Ottawa. The Senators improved
to 31-30-10, the first time they’ve been above .500 since
November 6. Josh Bailey scored twice in the third period for
Ottawa scored four second-period goals.
Neil opened the scoring 28 seconds into the period with a shot
from the slot that barely crossed the line after goalie Yann
Danis got a piece of the puck.
Kuba scored his third of the season at 9:14, and Fisher and
Heatley scored 37 seconds apart. Fisher used a chip shot to
score at 13:06, and Heatley snapped home a shot from the top of
the circle at 13:43.
Danis made 21 saves.