Senators' Trio Romps Past Canadiens

Panthers outscore Bruins, Thrashers edge Lightning
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Feb 9, 2008 10:49 PM CST
Ottawa Senators' Jason Spezza celebrates his third goal as Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price, right, looks on and Mike Komisarek, left, skates away during NHL hockey action at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The Ottawa Senators took advantage of having their three best scorers in the lineup last night in a 6-1 rout of the Montreal Canadiens, reports the Associated Press. Jason Spezza had a career-high six points with three goals. Daniel Alfredsson returned after missing four games to record two goals and three assists. Dany Heatley also had one goal and three assists. In other NHL action:

  • Richard Zednick scored two goals as the Florida Panthers won for the fourth time in five games with a 6-3 win over the Boston Bruins.
  • The Atlanta Thrashers moved into a tie with Carolina for the lead in the Southeast Division with a 2-1 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Alexei Zhitnik scored the winner 1:26 in OT.