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Silver Nuggets: Winning streak edition

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The Ottawa Senators ran out 5-1 winners in a dominant performance last night against the Florida Panthers. It was the Senators first victory following a victory since December 26, which also was the last time the Senators won at home. A lot of the credit for the improved play will go to Craig Anderson, but I give just as much credit to Jason Spezza. The Senators are also now 3-1-1 in their last five games.

Another notable fact was that the Senators won despite (because?) playing 7 AHL players last night. Also, Colorado lost 5-1 to Edmonton in Brian Elliott's debut. THANK YOU COLORADO!

Here are today's links:

Last game

Big Sens News

  • The Sens picked up Marek Svatos off waivers today. (Silver Seven)
  • After that, they traded Alex Kovalev to the Penguins for a conditional 2011 pick. (Silver Seven)

More after the jump.

General Sens News

  • Brian Lee got angry and started playing better and looks to be a great bargain for next year. Meanwhile, Jesse Winchester is a very, very strange man. (Sun)
  • Wayne Scanlan looks at five decisions he wishes the Senators could take back. (Citizen)
  • Some more information on the Chris Phillips saga. I think everyone that reads this blog knows I want him gone. (Citizen)
  • The Binghamton Senators won 4-1 last night but allowed 48 shots. Their coach felt that was the home scorers trying to pad Barry Brust's stats and even got into a discussion with the officials about the shot count. Ha! Funny Kurt! (pressconnects.com)
  • Craig Anderson did not practice today. The two goalies were Robin King Lehner and Jason Matt Spezza. (Ian Mendes)

General Hockey News

  • The Ducks and Lightning swapped goalies. (TSN)
  • Scottie Upshall has been suspended two games. (Yahoo!)
  • Air Hockey: Justin Bieber versus Wayne Gretzky. (Yahoo!)