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Senators Down New York 2-1 - Match Report

Ottawa needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over New York on Thursday in NHL action at Madison Square Garden.

Ottawa was an underdog by +205 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

Erik Karlsson clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 5 for the Senators. Ottawa got goals from Ryan Shannon in the victory. Shannon opened the scoring at 15:21 of the second period.

Craig Anderson stopped 29 of 30 New York shots in the victory.

New York got a goal from Brandon Prust in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 29 of 30 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Ottawa went 0-for-2, while the Rangers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Ottawa heads into a battle against the Capitals. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.