Senators top Devils in shootout

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Ottawa players celebrate after a goal by Daniel Alfredsson during the third period. The Senators went on to beat New Jersey in a shootout Monday.  BILL KOSTROUN/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Ottawa players celebrate after a goal by Daniel Alfredsson during the third period. The Senators went on to beat New Jersey in a shootout Monday.

NEWARK, N.J. — Jakob Silfverberg beat Martin Brodeur to his stick side in the shoot­out and goalie Ben Bishop turned aside 30 shots for his first victory of the season, giving the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday.

Silfverberg, who assisted on the Senators’ regulation goal, skated in on Brodeur in the shootout and fired a right-handed wrist shot that caught the NHL’s all-time wins leader by surprise.

Bishop stopped former Senator Bobby Butler on the Devils’ third shootout attempt to give Ottawa only its third road win of the season. Ilya Kovalchuk and Patrik Elias were both stopped by Bishop in the shootout.

FLYERS 7, ISLANDERS 0

In Uniondale, N.Y., the line of Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Jakub Voracek combined for three goals and 10 points, helping Philadelphia break a slump.

Giroux scored two goals and added an assist, Read had a goal and two assists and Voracek had four assists.

Ilya Bryzgalov made 19 saves for his first shutout of the season and his 30th in the NHL.

AVALANCHE 6, PREDATORS 5

In Denver, Paul Stastny and Jamie McGinn scored 13 seconds apart in the second period and Colorado snapped a nine-game losing streak against Nashville.

Shea Weber scored with 1:18 left to make it a one-goal game, the only score of the final period.

Matt Duchene and Aaron Palushaj each had a goal and two assists, and Chuck Ko­basew and Tyson Barrie also scored for Colorado, which was outscored by Nashville 34-14 over the past two seasons.

MAPLE LEAFS 3, PANTHERS 0

In Sunrise, Fla., Ben Scrivens notched his second consecutive shutout, and Clarke MacArthur and Nazem Kadri each had a goal and an assist to lead Toronto past Florida.

CANADIENS 3, HURRICANES 0

In Montreal, Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored 18 seconds apart in the third period to seal the Canadiens’ fourth consecutive win.

Pacioretty added an assist and Brandon Prust also scored for Montreal in the third.


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