Posted on February 11, 2010
It wasn't quite up to all-star game levels, but the Ottawa Senators and Washington Capitals did their best to take defence out of hockey Thursday night.
Jason Spezza had a goal and two assists for Ottawa and Alexander Semin had a hat trick for Washington and the Senators were able to outlast the Capitals 6-5 in an old-fashioned shootout at Scotiabank Place.
"They just try to outscore you and it doesn't matter if it's 7-6," Spezza said of the Capitals. "We knew that even though we were up that we couldn't sit back, and we did a good job. We kept coming at them and scoring goals and we scored more than them tonight."
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