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Sens top Bruins for Cameron's first win

Dec 14, 2014 - 12:39 AM Boston, MA ( - Bobby Ryan scored the shootout winner in the Ottawa Senators' 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins Saturday.

New Senators coach Dave Cameron earned his first win with goals from Mika Zibanejad and David Legwand, along with 29 saves by Robin Lehner.

Ottawa has won two of its last three games.

Tuukka Rask also made 29 saves, including two in overtime, but it wasn't enough for the Bruins, who have lost five out of their last six.

Craig Cunningham scored his first NHL goal, and Loui Eriksson tallied the other Boston goal.

Ottawa scored the only third period goal of the game on its power play to even the score at two. Kyle Turris' blast from the point caromed off teammate Mark Stone, and Legwand knocked the loose puck into the net to score at 4:17.

In overtime with the shootout looming in one minute, each team got a great chance to end the game. Ryan's deke-to-backhand shot was stopped by Rask, and the Bruins went the other way on an odd-man rush but didn't score.

In the third round of the shootout with the teams tied at one goal each, Lehner made a sprawling save to deny Patrice Bergeron's bid, and Ryan beat Rask by going to his forehand for the game-winner.

"Dave's done a good job," said Legwand. "We wanted to get that win for him, get that monkey off his back."

On the Senators' second power play of the first period, it was Boston scoring the first goal of the game. Zdeno Chara's clearing attempt took a fortunate bounce off Turris' skate into the neutral zone, and Cunningham chased the puck down and fired a slap shot past Lehner for his first NHL goal and the 1-0 lead at 11:45.

"Z made a good play, kind of chipped it out of the zone," said Cunningham. "I think their d-men kind of got a little flat-footed, I took off, buried my head and tried to get it on net. Luckily it went in."

The Senators tied the game not even three minutes into the middle period. Mike Hoffman's pass through the neutral zone helped Zibanejad split the Bruins defense, and after faking a slap shot, Zibanejad slid the puck by Rask for the equalizer.

Eriksson retook the lead for Boston just past the halfway point of the second period. After spinning away from a defender, he made a beeline to the net, got a pass between an Ottawa defender's legs from Kevan Miller and beat Lehner for his fifth goal of the season.

Game Notes

Legwand has three goals and two assists in his five-game point streak ... Cameron took over behind the Ottawa bench after Paul MacLean was fired on Dec. 8 ... Boston owned a 50-18 advantage on faceoffs ... The Senators were 1-for-3 on the power play, and the Bruins were 0-for-1.