WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Daniel Alfredsson scored twice and Martin Havlat added a goal and three assists Friday night as the Ottawa Senators remained the hottest team in the Eastern Conference with a 6-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.
Alfredsson, who registered his ninth and 10th goals, tallied in the first period, then capped the scoring for the Senators with 6:10 remaining in the contest.
Ottawa stretched its unbeaten streak to nine games (7
2) and has not lost since dropping consecutive games on Nov. 8-9.
Chris Neil opened the scoring with his first goal of the season just 85 seconds into the game before Alfredsson made it 2-0 with 93 seconds left in the first period.