Senators' win over Canadiens 3-1

Updated: 12 November 2007 07:21 IST

Alfredsson and Neil scored goals 1:40 apart in the third period to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.

Senators' win over Canadiens 3-1

Ottawa:

Daniel Alfredsson and Chris Neil scored goals 1:40 apart in the third period to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.

Andrei Markov scored his fifth goal of the season on a power play 11:11 in and the Canadiens nearly made it stand.

Canadiens goalie Cristobal Huet came within 5:10 of recording his second shutout in as many starts before the Senators' captain tied it 1-1 off a pass from Dany Heatley.

Neil scored from the right faceoff circle with 3:30 left.

Alfredsson added an empty-net goal for his 13th of the season - his fourth in three games - as the Senators improved to 14-2-0.

Martin Gerber stopped 28 shots for his league-leading 11th win.

Topics : Hockey
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