Sens 5 Islander 2

The Ottawa Senators comfortably beat the New York Islanders, who were without their star goalie Rick DiPeitro, 5-2. The Sens got two goals from Mike Comrie and Christoph Schubert added a goal and assist as the Ottawa Senators swept the season series from New York with a 5-2 win. Dean McAmmond and Dany Heatley got the other two goals for Ottawa, now on 102 points. They have a slim chance of catching Eastern Conference & Northeast Division leaders Buffalo Sabres, who are at 107 points. Viktor Kozlov and Marc-Andre Bergeron scored for the Islanders, 10th in the East. Former Senator & most hated man in Ottawa, Alexei Yashin had a pair of assists for New York, winless in four games (0-3-1). Ottawa has won eight straight overall against New York, dating to a 5-2 Islanders win at home on Jan. 19, 2004. They now have just 3 games left.

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