Senators score six, end Canadiens three-game winning streak


MONTREALEvgenii Dadonov scored twice and the Ottawa Senators defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 at Bell Centre on Saturday.

Artem Anisimov had a goal and two assists and Anton Forsberg made 35 saves for Ottawa (13-21-4), which lost 4-1 to Montreal on Thursday.

Josh Anderson scored twice for Montreal (16-9-9), which had won three straight and was on a 4-0-2 run.

Carey Price made 26 saves, and Nick Suzuki and Shea Weber each had two assists for the Canadiens, who also had a three-game winning streak from Jan. 21-28.

Dadonov deflected Thomas Chabot‘s long wrist shot for his first goal of the game at 7:49 of the second period to put the Senators up 3-2.

Dadonov made it 4-2 with his second straight goal, his 11th, at 16:02. He was left unchecked in the slot to take Anisimov’s backhand pass from behind the net and scored on a one-timed wrist shot.

Anderson drew Montreal within 4-3 at 18:48 with his 13th goal, his second of the game.

Anisimov, who assisted on each of Dadonov’s goals, made it 5-3 at 2:55 of the third.

Drake Batherson scored into an empty net to make it 6-3 at 17:05.

Ottawa took a 1-0 lead on Brady Tkachuk‘s power-play goal 42 seconds into the first.

Tyler Toffoli tied it at 1-1 with his Canadiens-leading 19th goal on a power play at 5:31 in his first game since March 19. He missed the previous three games because of a lower-body injury.

Connor Brown‘s shorthanded goal at 12:07 put the Senators up 2-1.

Anderson tied it 2-2 at 6:58.

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