NHL: Dallas 3, Pittsburgh 0

DALLAS, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Kari Lehtonen picked up his third shutout of the season and second in three games Saturday, anchoring the Dallas Stars' 3-0 victory over Pittsburgh.

NHL: New York Islanders 4, Dallas 2

DALLAS, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Kyle Okposo and John Tavares each scored a goal late in the third period Sunday, rallying the streaking New York Islanders over Dallas 4-2.

NHL: Dallas 6, Winnipeg 4

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin each scored to take advantage of a 5-minute Dallas power play Saturday, igniting the Stars over Winnipeg 6-4.

NHL: Ottawa 2, Washington 1 (OT)

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- Sergei Gonchar scored a power-play goal 47 seconds into overtime Thursday, lifting the Ottawa Senators into the playoffs with a 2-1 win over Washington.

NHL: Ottawa 3, Carolina 2

OTTAWA, April 16 (UPI) -- Craig Anderson turned aside 32-of-34 shots Tuesday and the Ottawa Senators registered a 3-2 victory over Carolina.

NHL: Tampa Bay 3, Ottawa 2

TAMPA, Fla., April 9 (UPI) -- Steven Stamkos found the net 5:04 into the third period Tuesday, providing the winning margin in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 3-2 win over slumping Ottawa.

NHL: Ottawa 5, New York Islanders 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 19 (UPI) -- Sergei Gonchar capped a furious third-period comeback with a go-ahead goal that carried the Ottawa Senators to a 5-3 win over the New York Islanders Tuesday.

NHL: Ottawa 3, Washington 2

OTTAWA, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Sergei Gonchar's goal with 2:30 remaining in the game capped a third-period rally Tuesday that boosted the Ottawa Senators over Washington 3-2.

Penguins' Malkin signs Russian contract

MAGNITOGORSK, Russia, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward and current league MVP Evgeni Malkin signed a contract to play in Russia Sunday, only hours after the NHL entered a lockout.

NHL: Ottawa 3, New York Rangers 2 (OT)

OTTAWA, April 18 (UPI) -- Kyle Turris fired a shot past Henrik Lundqvist 2:42 into overtime Wednesday, giving the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 series-tying win over the New York Rangers.

NHL: Ottawa 5, New York Islanders 1

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.

NHL: Ottawa 7, Tampa Bay 3

TAMPA, Fla., March 6 (UPI) -- Milan Michalek completed Ottawa's offensive outburst with three straight goals in the final period Tuesday, sending the Senators to a 7-3 win over Tampa Bay.

NHL: Buffalo 5, Ottawa 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Jhonas Enroth remained unbeaten in five starts this season by making 36 saves Friday and leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-1 win over Ottawa.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Columbus 3

OTTAWA, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Jason Spezza and Milan Michalek each scored in the closing seconds Saturday, rallying the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 win over Columbus.

NHL: New York Rangers 4, Ottawa 1

OTTAWA, March 4 (UPI) -- Henrik Lundqvist took a shutout into the third period and made 28 saves Friday to boost the New York Rangers past Ottawa 4-1.
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Sergei Gonchar
Pittsburgh Penguins Sergei Gonchar and Evgeni Malkin celebrate after a Gonchar goal against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on April 2, 2008. (UPI Photo/Stephen M. Gross)

Sergei Viktorovich Gonchar (Russian: Сергей Викторович Гончар; born April 13, 1974) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins, with whom he won the Stanley Cup in 2009.

Sergei Gonchar began his professional career in 1991 with Traktor Chelyabinsk in the Russian Superleague (RSL). He also played two seasons for Dynamo Moscow.

Gonchar was the first round pick, 14th overall, of the Washington Capitals in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. He began his North American career in 1994, suiting up in two playoff games for the Capitals' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Portland Pirates. He continued with Portland in 1994–95, before making his NHL debut, with the Capitals, on February 7, 1995 against the Buffalo Sabres. He would appear in 31 games total during the lockout-shortened 1994–95 season. The following year, in his first full-length campaign in the NHL, Gonchar would tally 41 points, showing his potential as an effective offensive defenceman.

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