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Ottawa Wins Game 3


Ottawa Wins Game 3 – The Ottawa Senators were firing on all cylinders in Game 3, scoring four goals in the opening period leading them to a dominant 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Mike Hoffman, Mark Methot, Derek Brassard and Zach Smith scored in the first 12 minutes and 52 seconds, chasing Marc-Andre Fleury after just nine shots on goal. Matt Murray, who Fleury replaced in the first game of the postseason after he was injured in warm-ups, made 19 saves on 20 shots the rest of the way.

The Sens take a 2-1 series lead going into Game 4 tomorrow night in Ottawa.