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Ottawa Senators season ends after 6-2 loss in Pittsburgh

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It was a great year for the Ottawa Senators, but it ended in disappointing fashion in Pittsburgh.

Justin K. Aller

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You can complain about the refereeing at times in this series, but the fact of the matter is that Ottawa was outscored 22-11 in the series and 13-5 over the last two games. The better team won the series in convincing fashion. Ottawa will have better days ahead, with a healthy Erik Karlsson and Jason Spezza next season they have a lot to look forward to. But for now, the season is over and it doesn't feel good.

But let's keep things in perspective, when Karlsson went down in mid-February, most fans including yours truly thought the season was over. Instead the club won 5 playoff games and played into late May.

We will have more analysis on this game and the season in the coming hours and days.