facebook
twitter
search
search

Ottawa 9, San Jose 3

Dec. 19, 2002 at 9:53 PM

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Steve Martins scored a goal and set up another and Magnus Arvedson tallied twice Thursday night to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 9-3 romp over the San Jose Sharks.

With just two two-point efforts in 197 NHL games, Martins netted his first goal of the season and 15th of his career midway through the second period to give the Senators a 5-1 lead. The scrappy center also assisted on Martin Havlat's tally earlier in the session for his first multi-point game since March 19, 1999.

Arvedson scored at 4:20 of the second and capped a quick three-goal outburst at 8:07 of the third with his fifth of the season. Captain Daniel Alfredsson collected a career-high four assists while Marian Hossa pulled within one goal of the league lead with his 20th.

Ottawa rookie Martin Prusek stopped 30 shots to improve to 5


0. The Senators have won six of their last seven games and are 14-2-3 in the last 19.

Patrick Marleau extended his goal-scoring streak to three games for San Jose, which fell to 4-2


1 under coach Ron Wilson.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Super Bowl: Cam Newton goes dim postgame
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher
List of all records set and tied in Super Bowl 50