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NHL: Ottawa 5, New York Islanders 1

April 1, 2012 at 6:49 PM   |   Comments

UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 1 (UPI) -- Kyle Turris notched two goals and a pair of assists Sunday and the Ottawa Senators clinched a playoff spot with a 5-1 win over the New York Islanders.

The Senators punched their return ticket to the post-season with the help of Milan Michalek, who contributed a goal and two assists.

Nick Foligno and Sergei Gonchar helped out with a goal and an assist, while Craig Anderson made 29 stops as the Senators won their fourth straight.

Ottawa will make a reappearance in the playoffs following a 13th-place finish last season.

Mark Streit scored and Al Montoya yielded five goals on 32 shots for the Islanders.

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