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Senators slip past Bruins 4-3

Bobby Ryan's late goal gives Senators 4-3 victory over Bruins; Ducks win in OT

Boston Bruins' Milan Lucic (17) is checked by Ottawa Senators' Joe Corvo (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Ottawa, Ontario on Satu...
Boston Bruins' Daniel Paille (20) celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Gregory Campbell (11) and Matt Bartkowski during the ...
Ottawa Senators' Cory Conacher (89) celebrates his goal against the Boston Bruins with teammate Milan Michalek (9) during the first period of an NHL h...
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Thomas Greiss, right, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne, top left, with the help of Gilbert Brule during ...
Boston Bruins' Jarome Iginla, left, celebrates his goal on Ottawa Senators' Craig Anderson during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Ottawa, O...
Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (41) draws a tripping penalty on Boston Bruins' Reilly Smith (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey ...
Phoenix Coyotes center Martin Hanzal, right, scores past Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, C...
Members of the the Anaheim Ducks celebrate center Saku Koivu's winning goal in overtime against the Phoenix Coyotes during an NHL hockey game in Anahe...

Bruins Senators Hockey

Boston Bruins' Milan Lucic (17) is checked by Ottawa Senators' Joe Corvo (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Ottawa, Ontario on Satu...

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Boston Bruins' Daniel Paille (20) celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Gregory Campbell (11) and Matt Bartkowski during the ...

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Ottawa Senators' Cory Conacher (89) celebrates his goal against the Boston Bruins with teammate Milan Michalek (9) during the first period of an NHL h...

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Phoenix Coyotes goalie Thomas Greiss, right, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne, top left, with the help of Gilbert Brule during ...

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Boston Bruins' Jarome Iginla, left, celebrates his goal on Ottawa Senators' Craig Anderson during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Ottawa, O...

Oilers Flames Hockey

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (41) draws a tripping penalty on Boston Bruins' Reilly Smith (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey ...

Coyotes Ducks Hockey

Phoenix Coyotes center Martin Hanzal, right, scores past Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, C...

Coyotes Ducks Hockey

Members of the the Anaheim Ducks celebrate center Saku Koivu's winning goal in overtime against the Phoenix Coyotes during an NHL hockey game in Anahe...

OTTAWA (AP) -- Bobby Ryan scored late in the third period to lead the Ottawa Senators 4-3 over the Boston Bruins 4-3 in the NHL on Saturday night.

Ryan scored the winner after forcing a turnover at the Ottawa blue line and breaking in alone, beating Johnson with a high backhand.

The Senators were forced to hold off the hard-pressing Bruins for the win after Zach Smith was called for a faceoff violation with two minutes left to play, leaving Ottawa short-handed.

Patrick Wiercioch, Cory Conacher and Smith also scored goals for the Senators. Craig Anderson stopped 29 shots to earn the victory.

Daniel Paille, Jarome Iginla and David Warsofsky scored for the Bruins. Tuukka Rask allowed three goals on 12 shots before being replaced by Chad Johnson, who allowed one goal on 18 shots.

Saku Koivu scored two goals, including the game-winner 51 seconds into overtime, to lift the Anaheim Ducks to their 10th straight victory, 3-2 over the Phoenix Coyotes.

Anaheim improved its Pacific-Division leading record to 28-7-5 and is the only team in the NHL this season not to lose at home in regulation.

Andrew Cogliano gave the Ducks a 2-0 lead with his 11th goal of the season on a deflected shot in front early in the third period, with Koivu getting an assist.

Martin Hanzal and Keith Yandle scored in the final five minutes of regulation to earn a point for the Coyotes, who have lost all four meetings with Anaheim this season.

At Sunrise, Florida, Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal in his first game back from injury to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 4-3.

Gustav Nyquist, Brendan Smith and Daniel Alfredsson also scored for Detroit, with Pavel Datsyuk providing had two assists. Jonas Gustavsson stopped 30 shots.

Zetterberg, who leads the Red Wings with 31 points (12 goals, 19 assists), returned after missing 11 games with a herniated disk in his back. Zetterberg

Sean Bergenheim scored two goals, and Nick Bjugstad also scored for Florida. Scott Clemmensen made 27 saves for the Panthers.

In Nashville, Tennessee, Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 26.4 seconds left to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.

Fisher also assisted on Patrick Hornqvist's first-period goal for Nashville, which snapped a five-game losing streak. Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored for the Kings, who have lost two straight

Elsewhere, Cory Schneider stopped 30 shots, and Travis Zajac scored the go-ahead goal with 6:57 left when the puck went in off his face as New Jersey beat the New York Islanders.

Zajac was credited with his seventh goal when a shot by Marek Zidlicky struck him when he stood in front of the net.

In Tampa Bay, Florida, Lars Eller scored the lone shootout goal, Carey Price stopped all three shots he faced in the tiebreaker, and Montreal beat Tampa Bay.