facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Ottawa 3, Washington 1

April 18, 2013 at 11:27 PM   |   Comments

OTTAWA, April 18 (UPI) -- Craig Anderson allowed only a second-period goal and made 18 saves Thursday, bringing Ottawa a 3-1 win that ended Washington's eight-game winning streak.

The Senators have bounced back from a five-game skid to win four in a row and they remained in sixth place in the Eastern Conference -- one point behind No. 5 Toronto.

Kyle Turris scored the first and last goals for the Senators, who dealt the Capitals a potentially damaging setback.

Turris scored just 1:15 into the game, but Mike Ribeiro tied it for Washington with 8:46 to go in the first period.

Cory Conacher put Ottawa back in front 2 minutes later and Anderson protected the 2-1 lead until Turris scored into an empty net with 1:27 to go in regulation.

Braden Holtby allowed two goals on 35 shots and Washington suffered its first loss in regulation since March 26.

Washington remained stuck on 50 points and is still out front in the Southeast Division -- the weakest in the NHL.

Winnipeg, however, moved within two points of the Capitals for the division lead by winning in overtime against Carolina. If Winnipeg winds up capturing the division title, Washington could find itself out of the playoffs.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Niners QB Colin Kaepernick denies allegations he used racial slur Niners QB Colin Kaepernick denies allegations he used racial slur
2
Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: 'There's some things you can cover up, some things you can't' Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: 'There's some things you can cover up, some things you can't'
3
Mavs sign Doron Lamb
4
Pacer of the Year Captaintreacherous retired
5
2013-14 college football bowl results 2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback