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Senators score six points against Coyotes, win third straight

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OttawaShane Pinto The Ottawa Senators extended their third straight win on Saturday with a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes at the Canadian Tire Center.

“He’s really smart,” Senator coach DJ Smith said of Pinto. “He puts himself in the shooting range and maneuvers his way around the ice. And obviously, he really can shoot it. Just really patient, just smart. He manages the game quite well for a young man (21).”

Brady Tkachuk score twice, Anton Forsberg He has 20 saves in Ottawa (3-2-0) and is 3-0-0 at home.

“[Pinto] It’s just doing a lot of little things right,” Tkachuk said. They bring us a lot of momentum.he’s paid off now but that’s all [because] Thanks to the hard work he put in. ”

Dylan Gunther scored his first NHL goal, Karel Weimerka He made 26 saves in Arizona (1-4-0).

“They were so happy,” said the Edmonton native of his teammates’ reaction to his goal. “I think it’s pretty cool when they’re just as excited as you are.

“I grew up watching these guys play a lot. [Zack] Kassian played for Edmonton and had several playoff runs. Especially he remembers seeing him in 2017. So it’s pretty cool to share that moment with him and get to know him on a personal level.”

Pinto gave the Senators a 1-0 lead into the first period at 4:40 with a snapshot from the slot to the top left corner.

Josh Norris They flipped a point shot from Sanderson to make it 2-0 at 6:17.

VIDEO: ARI@OTT: Pinto Scores Senators Lead 1-0

Gunther cut it to 2-1 when he chipped the puck over Forsberg’s glove on a power play at 1:40 of the second period.

“That was the scorer’s goal, the way he found the hole,” said Coyote manager André Turigny. “And he also found a breakaway in the third set, so he could have done it twice. He had another great chance from the flank, three grade A chances on a power play. It was great.” [Guenther]”He played a good match.”

Tkachuk made it 3-1 at 3:25 and redirected a centering pass from an opponent. drake bazzarson About power play.

clayton keller 22 seconds later responded to cut to 3-2 when a pass attempt was deflected by the Ottawa defense travis harmonic.

“What I liked about it was that I didn’t see any change throughout the match,” Tourigny said. “I think the players stayed focused, united and fought. They fought hard. So I think it’s a step in the right direction for us. …Obviously defensively we need to clear up some things. However, if my attitude doesn’t change, I will continue to work hard, and bright days await.”

Video: ARI@OTT: Tkachuk Scores Second Game Of The Game

Mark Castellik At 6:15 in the third period, his backhand squeaked up Weimerka’s short side to make it 4-2.

Tyler Mott Tapping a loosely-creased pack to make it 5-2 at 7:02, Tkachuk completed a five-hole deque with a breakaway at 12:08 to advance to a 6-2 final.

“We came here[during the second break]and told ourselves to be mature about it,” Pinto said. It was 2 so we had to close the door, but we did.

“It was all positive talk from our leader big guys. They told us to be patient, not too rattled, just play the game. I did.”

Note: Norris left the game midway through the third period after falling on the ice during the showdown.Smith said after the game there was no renewal. “Honestly, it’s just scary,” Pinto said. “I hope he’s okay. Not what you want to see. Especially that type of player. He’s been playing a lot of time for us.” … Pinto said Alexei Yashin (1993-94) and Mike Fisher (2001-02), becoming only the third Senate player under the age of 21 to score in four consecutive games. … His second NHL goal for Tkachuk was his 200th NHL point (in 282 games he scored 94 goals and assisted 106). … Tkachuk and Batherson have each scored his 7 points (3 goals, 4 assists) during their 3-game winning streak.