Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Sens Ground Jets

The Senators came from behind multiple times tonight for the very gutsy 6-4 road win in Winninpeg, making their first trip there in 15 years a successful one and bring their record to 2-0 against the Jets this season. The game wasn't all positive however, as Filip Kuba left the game with an upper body injury after a hit and Nikita Filatov left the game after taking a skate to the face, which luckily only resulted in a broken nose.

Craig Anderson made some decent saves early on to keep us in the game, but all 4 Jet goals were quite stoppable and he definitely didn't have one of his best efforts, but he got the W and that's what matters. Milan Michalek inched closer to the NHL goal lead, notching a pair tonight to bring his total to 14 on the year, just 2 behind Kessel.

Other thoughts from the game:
  • Condra has 2 points tonight and looked good on the PK.
  • I thought Phillips had a nice game tonight.
  • What a pass to Spezza from Karlsson on the Sens 4th goal.
  • Spezza now has 3 goals in his last 2 games after his scoring slump.
  • Michalek's first goal was a beautiful individual effort.
  • The fans in Winnipeg seemed pretty passionate.
  • Was it just me or where they booing Alfie at points?
  • We still took too many bad penalties.
  • Awesome to know this teams never gives up.
  • We were outshot 43-34 and still got the W. Lucky!
  • We now have a mini 2 game win streak going.

       Actor Will Arnett was at the MTS Centre to take in the game but to me he will always be GOB.

With 2 goals tonight, including the game winner and an all around great game, Zack Smith wins the night.

Thoughts on the win?

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