Mike Hoffman scored twice and Craig Anderson stopped 34 shots to lead the Ottawa Senators over the Minnesota Wild 3-0 Thursday night. Clarke MacArthur also had a goal for the Senators. Anderson earned his second shutout this season and the 28th of his career. Niklas Backstrom made 14 saves for Minnesota. The Wild have outshot their opponents in all 12 games this season, but they’ve lost their past two.
Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist, Robin Lehner made 27 saves for his second career shutout and the Ottawa Senators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Josh Harding and Zach Parise are working on getting in game shape as the Wild are working on winning their sixth in seven games with Ottawa in town. Harding is making progress, hoping to be back soon. However, he’s not getting specific about his illness issues. He has multiple sclerosis.
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
The Ottawa Senators have acquired forward Matt Kassian from the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday for a sixth-round pick in the 2014 draft.
The University of North Dakota says standout hockey defenseman Ben Blood will return for his senior season.
Daniel Alfredsson, Nick Foligno and Chris Kelly each scored and the Ottawa Senators took advantage of a disallowed goal to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 Thursday night.