Rangers Down Ottawa 5-3 - Match Report
The Rangers earned a 5-3 victory over the Senators on Thursday at Scotiabank Place.
New York was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
New York got goals from Ruslan Fedotenko, Erik Christensen, Brandon Dubinsky, Mike Sauer, and Derek Stepan in the victory. Stepan opened the scoring at 4:40 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 24-save effort for the Rangers.
Ottawa got goals from Mike Fisher (2) and Jason Spezza in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Brian Elliott stopped 23 of 27 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-4, while the Senators were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 28-27.
New York heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. Ottawa, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.