Duclair Scores Twice, Nilsson Makes 38 Saves as Senators Beat Bruins 5-2

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OTTAWA — Anthony Duclair had two objectives and an help because the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 Monday night time.

It was the Senators’ (13-17-1) first win over the Bruins (20-5-6) since April 6, 2017.

Chris Tierney, Artem Anisimov and Jean-Gabriel Pageau additionally scored for the Senators, who have been enjoying their first residence sport since getting back from a five-game highway journey (1-Four-Zero).

Anders Nilsson’s 38 saves have been a key issue within the win.

Patrice Bergeron and Jake DeBrusk scored for the Bruins, who have been enjoying the primary of 4 highway video games. Tuukka Rask made 23 saves in his first loss in regulation since Nov. eight.

Jake Debrusk, Boston Bruins (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Main Three-1 to begin the third the Senators did a great job of containing the Bruins, who have been urgent to shut the hole.

With the Bruins on the facility play, Rask was pulled for a 6 on Four benefit, however Pageau was in a position to choose off a go and break in for an empty-net purpose to seal the win with slightly below three minutes remaining.

DeBrusk scored a power-play purpose 43 seconds later throughout a scramble in entrance of Nilsson, however that was as shut because the Bruins bought as Duclair added one other empty-net purpose.

Ottawa made it a two-goal sport early within the second as Vladislav Namestnikov intercepted Rask’s go from behind the online and located Tierney, who took benefit to bury his fourth of the season.

Boston did not capitalize on three power-play alternatives within the second, with Nilsson deserving a lot of the credit score after making some huge saves.

The Senators held a 2-1 lead after the primary 20 minutes.

Ottawa opened the scoring 1:35 into the sport when Dylan DeMelo made a stretch go to Anisimov, who broke by way of the defence and despatched a backhander over Rask’s shoulder.

Ottawa Senators proper wing Tyler Ennis celebrates a purpose (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Duclair, along with his 14th of the season, made it 2-Zero as he took a Tierney go within the slot to beat Rask glove aspect.

The Bruins reduce the lead in half as Bergeron, who was making his return after lacking the final seven video games with a lower-body damage, took a cross ice go from David Pastrnak and scored into a wide-open internet.


The Senators will probably be with out goalie Craig Anderson for at the least per week. He tweaked his knee Dec. 7.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Dec.9, 2019.

Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press

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