OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Drake Batherson scored twice, giving him six straight video games with a intention, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 on Monday night time.
Artem Anisimov and Evgenii Dadanov also scored for the Senators, and Colin White had an empty-rating intention. Tim Stutzle contributed two assists to assist Ottawa (8-15-1) decide for the fourth time in 5 video games.
The 22-year-historical Batherson has seven targets in his last six video games. He matched Jason Spezza for the longest intention streak in franchise history.
“I don’t know. All the pieces I’m factual taking pictures goes in,” Batherson acknowledged. “Boys are making some gargantuan plays for me. The 2d one was lucky tonight.”
Matt Murray, pulled from Saturday’s 6-3 loss to the Flames, stopped 27 photographs for the decide.
“He was dialed in staunch from the obtain coast,” Senators coach D.J. Smith unhappy. “He was even better there in the third.
“He gave our crew a big gamble to obtain our toes going and indubitably was potentially the best player on the ice for us.”
Milan Lucic scored for Calgary (10-11-2) in the finale of a 2-3-1 boulevard day out that lasted 10 days. David Rittich made 31 saves in his fifth consecutive start.
“We had a likelihood tonight to obtain off the boulevard day out above .500 but we didn’t obtain it performed,” Flames coach Geoff Ward acknowledged.
“We’ve received to secure the solutions. No one goes to in truth feel sorry for us. We’ve received to approach up with the selections ourselves. As a crew we’ve received to be extra dedicated to playing the sport the staunch approach.”
After White’s empty-netter, Dadanov scored with Rittich assist in rating at 17: 47 of the third period.
“We didn’t relax in the third,” Batherson acknowledged. “We stored it going so it was excellent.”
Ottawa outshot Calgary 22-6 in the 2d period and led 3-1 heading into the third.
“We shot ourselves in the foot an awful lot,” Ward acknowledged. “I believed our first period was excellent.”
Flames: Host the Senators on Thursday night time to start a stretch with six of seven at home.
Senators: On the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday to start a six-game boulevard day out that comprises two video games at Calgary and three at Edmonton.
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