New Jersey Falls 3-2 to Senators - Recap

New Jersey Falls 3-2 to Senators - Recap

Ottawa earned a 3-2 victory over New Jersey on Monday, but needed a shootout to do it at Scotiabank Place.

Ottawa won as a -134 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

The win was clinched by Mika Zibanejad, who beat Martin Brodeur in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Ottawa. Chris Phillips and Colin Greening each scored for the Senators in the victory. Phillips opened the scoring for Ottawa, finding the back of the net at 2:12 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mike Lundin and Mika Zibanejad.

Ben Bishop stopped 32 of 34 New Jersey shots in the victory.

Marek Zidlicky and Andrei Loktionov scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.

Martin Brodeur stopped 12 of 14 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Ottawa scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

New Jersey outshot Ottawa 34-14 in the game.

Ottawa looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.