Anisimov scores shootout winner in Sens' win over Detroit
Ottawa - Artem Anisimov scored twice in regulation and added the shootout winner as the Ottawa Senators beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Saturday night.
Scott Sabourin also scored in regulation for the Senators, who earned their first shootout win of the season. Marcus Hogberg made 25 saves for his fifth win.
OTTAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 29: Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save as Connor Brown #28 and Josh Norris #37 of the Ottawa Senators look for a rebound at Canadian Tire Centre on February 29, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by
Frans Nielsen, Dylan Larkin and Sam Gagner scored for the Red Wings, who have lost nine of 10. Jonathan Bernier stopped 36 shots.
The Senators tied the game 2-2 just 1:48 into the third period as Sabourin scored his first since the season opener.
Anisimov gave Ottawa the lead with his second goal of the game when he took a pass and scored over Bernier.
The Red Wings came right back and tied the game with a power-play goal. Gagner tipped Filip Hronek's point shot and handcuffed Hogberg on the redirection.
Detroit extended its lead to 2-0 early in the period as Tyler Bertuzzi dropped a pass to Larkin, who fired a wrist shot and beat Hogberg to the glove side.
The Senators cut the lead in half with a power-play goal late in the period. With Nick Paul screening Bernier, Anisomov got it through a crowd for his 14th of the season.
The Red Wings took a 1-0 lead four minutes into the first period on Nielsen's fourth of the year.
The Senators had a number of chances on the power play, but Bernier came up with a couple of big saves.
Shortly after, Adam Erne pushed his way to the net, but the puck trickled off his stick to Nielsen, who put it behind Hogberg.
NOTES: Ottawa's Thomas Chabot played his 200th NHL career game. ... Colin White and Anthony Duclair missed their third straight game due to injury. ... This was the final meeting between the teams. Ottawa won the season series 2-0-1.
Red Wings: Host Colorado on Monday.
Senators: At Piitsburgh on Tuesday.