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Thursday’s NHL scoring summary

Senators 5 at Sabres 2

First Period

1. Ottawa, Fisher 2, 4:32 (sh)

2. Ottawa, Alfredsson 7 (Corvo, Spezza) 7:54 (pp)

3. Buffalo, Afinogenov 3 (Vanek, Kalinin) 10:55

Penalties – Preissing Ott (tripping) 2:51, Heatley Ott (cross-checking) 5:56, Kalinin Buf (hooking) 7:24, Connolly Buf (interference) 7:43, Comrie Ott (tripping) 17:24.

Second Period

4. Buffalo, Lydman 2 (Pominville) 8:45.

Third Period

5. Ottawa, Saprykin 1 (McAmmond) 7:41

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6. Ottawa, Spezza 6 (Redden, Alfredsson) 15:48 (pp)

7. Ottawa, McAmmond 3 (Heatley) 19:47 (en)

Penalty – Roy Buf (tripping) 14:49.

Shots on goal by

Ottawa 11 13 10-34

Buffalo 7 8 5-20

Goal – Ottawa: Emery (W,9-2); Buffalo: Miller (L,8-4).

Power plays (goals-chances) – Ottawa: 2-6; Buffalo: 0-5.

Referees – Bill McCreary, Brad Watson. Linesmen – Greg Devorski, Jean Morin.

Attendance – 18,690 (18,690).