MONTREAL – – Evgenii Dadonov scored twice and Artem Anisimov had a goal and two assists when the Ottawa Senators defeated the Montreal Canadiens by 6 3 on Saturday night

Anton Forsberg ended the game with 35 saves for Ottawa

Montreal entered the game with a three-game winning streak sandwiched between a nine-day hiatus due to COVID-19 protocols, Ottawa (13-21-4) had lost twice in a row, including a 4-1 decision against the Canadiens on Thursday

Josh Anderson had two goals and Tyler Toffoli also scored for Montreal Nick Suzuki and Shea Weber each provided two assists Toffoli returned after missing the last three games due to injury and increased his goal of the season to 19

Brady Tkachuk and Connor Brown scored one goal for Ottawa, and Drake Batherson scored 2:55 without conceding Thomas Chabot had two assists

Forsberg started the season for the second time – and for the 50th time Time in his NHL career Carey Price stopped 26 of 31 shots for Montreal

Ottawa was given an early opportunity when Brendan Gallagher was classified as a double sticky minor after just 28 seconds Times in the season had found on the edge of the fold

Toffoli countered the power game at 5:31 a.m. with a one-timer from the Faceoff circle

Forsberg took an explosion off Weber’s shoulder in the middle of the first lap

Brown scored a shorthanded goal for the Senators at 12:07 p.m. and scored a rebound after a shot from Nick Paul
After Price saved twice in a row to deny the Senators, the Canadiens tied the game 2-2 at 6:58 a.m. in the second half when Anderson high-shot Forsberg on the glove side, defeating Ottawa 51 Seconds later, when Dadonov tipped home a Thomas Chabot that shot through the traffic from the top

Dadonov made it 4-2 at 16:04 after both Montreal defenders went to Koralle Anisimov behind the net, only to see him send the puck to his compatriot Russian who wasn’t marked in the slot it was Dadonov’s 11th the season

Anderson scored his 13th Place 72 seconds ahead in the second half and beat Forsberg to shorten the lead to 4-3

Anisimov restored Ottawa’s lead of two goals at 2:55 a.m. of the third, beating Price after Jeff Petry lost the puck near the Montreal Gate

Game Notes The newly acquired Eric Staal center, which is almost completely quarantined, is expected to make its Canadian debut on Monday against a visit to Edmonton … The Senators have announced 19-year-old Val-d’Or Foreurs defender Maxence Guenette, in the NHL draft 2019 in the seventh round (a total of 187) was selected, signed a three-year contract to get started


Senators: On Monday at Winnipeg Jets

Canadiens: Edmonton Oilers hosted on Monday


Senators vs. Canadians, Tyler Toffoli

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