Senators goalie stops 42 in debut win
OTTAWA, Ontario – Andrew Hammond made 42 saves in his first NHL start and led the Ottawa Senators to a 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.
Milan Michalek, Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Mark Stone and Kyle Turris scored for the Senators.
Dustin Tokarski made 35 saves, and Max Pacioretty and Nathan Beaulieu had goals for the Canadiens.
Hammond was called into action Monday to replace starter Robin Lehner, hurt in the second period against Carolina. Craig Anderson was already out (hand)
•RED WINGS WIN SHOOTOUT: Tomas Tartar scored in regulation and in the shootout, leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks in Chicago. Gustav Nyquist also scored in the tiebreaker for Detroit, which won for just the third time in 11 shootouts this season. Jimmy Howard made 32 saves through overtime for the Red Wings.
•SCHULTZ EXTENDED: The Philadelphia Flyers signed defenseman Nick Schultz to a multiyear contract extension. Terms were not announced. The former Wild players has two goals and 13 points in 55 games for the Flyers this season — already his highest point total in a season since 2010-11.
•JETS LOSE FORWARD: Winnipeg forward Mathieu Perreault, suffered a "significant lower-body injury" on Monday versus Edmonton, Jets coach Paul Maurice said. "We would be hopeful that he'll return by the end of the regular season."
•GOALIE SHUFFLE: The Edmonton Oilers activated goaltender Ben Scrivens (hamstring) off injured reserve and placed goalie Viktor Fasth (knee) on the injured list.