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Elliott, Senators look to continue run against Flyers

Ottawa (19-25-8) at Philadelphia (28-15-9), 7:00 p.m. EST

PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- Rookie goaltender Brian Elliott and the

Ottawa Senators look to extend their two-game winning streak

when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.

Ottawa started a five-game, seven-day road trip with a 3-1 win

over Buffalo on Wednesday, when Elliott made a career-high 31

saves to win back-to-back starts for the first time since his

first two NHL appearances on January 13-14.

Captain Daniel Alfredsson scored a power-play goal and set up

another, Jason Spezza netted a man-advantage goal and Shean

Donovan tallied in his return to the lineup for the Senators,

who recorded a 3-2 shootout win over the Sabres at home on


Meanwhile, Ottawa also improved to 2-1-1 under new coach Cory

Clouston, who took over for the fired Craig Hartsburg on

February 1.

The 23-year-old Elliott is 6-3-2 with a 2.34 goals-against

average in 12 starts this season.

Philadelphia has also won two in a row, including a 3-2 victory

over the Atlanta Thrashers on Sunday.

The Flyers snapped a two-game skid with a 4-3 overtime triumph

over the Boston Bruins on Saturday. They had not won two

straight since notching a five-game run from December 6-16.



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