OTTAWA SENATORS VS BUFFALO SABRES IN EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS
Ottawa Senators Jason Spezza (19) is congratulated by teammate Dany Heatley (15) after Spezza scored Ottawa's second goal in the second period against the Buffalo Sabres in game five of the Eastern conference finals at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo on May 19, 2007. (UPI Photo/Jerome Davis)
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Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson underwent surgery for a cut Achilles tendon and is likely out for the season, General Manager Bryan Murray says.
Dan Ellis stopped 33 shots to record the 13th shutout of his career Friday, carrying Carolina to a 1-0 victory over Ottawa.
Ryan Malone scored the tying and go-ahead goals in the third period Friday and Tampa Bay survived an Ottawa surge to defeat the Senators 6-4.
Craig Anderson allowed only a first-period goal and stopped 25 shots Thursday in carrying Ottawa to a 3-1 triumph over Florida.
Brad Richards scored the go-ahead goal Monday and the New York Rangers avoided first-round elimination with a 3-2 victory over Ottawa.
Craig Anderson logged a 41-save shutout Saturday, lifting Ottawa into the advantage of its first-round playoff series with a 2-0 win over the New York Rangers.
Anton Khudobin, in his first start for Boston, made 44 saves Thursday in leading the Bruins to a 3-1 win over Ottawa.
Cam Ward had a shutout until 13.5 seconds were left in the game Tuesday and finished with 38 saves in the Carolina Hurricanes' 2-1 win over Ottawa.
Jason Spezza's goal in the second round of a shootout Saturday lifted the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 decision over Philadelphia.