Atlanta Falls 5-2 to Senators - Recap
|Atlanta Falls 5-2 to Senators - Recap|
Atlanta was unable to break down Brian Elliott on Tuesday, firing 37 shots but scoring only 2 times in a 5-2 loss against the Senators.
Ottawa was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Ottawa got goals from Jason Spezza (2), Sergei Gonchar, Chris Neil, and Jesse Winchester in the victory. Spezza opened the scoring at 11:05 of the first period.
Brian Elliott turned in a 35-save effort for the Senators.
Anthony Stewart and Andrew Ladd scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Atlanta got a 14-stop effort from Chris Mason in the loss.
Ottawa scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Atlanta went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Atlanta by a margin of 37-29.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act home to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Minnesota.