Lost opportunity tough to swallow

Posted on April 24, 2010

Lost opportunity tough to swallow The Ottawa Senators had no one to blame but themselves.

The Senators playoff hopes came to a crashing halt Saturday night in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, eliminating them from the Eastern Conference quarter-final series 4-2.

Ottawa got the perfect start they were looking for and jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but the experience of the defending Stanley Cup champions combined with the Senators sitting back a bit too much proved to be devastating.

"It's tough losing that way when you have a lead like that," said Ottawa's Jason Spezza.


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