Leafs fall to Senators

Posted on November 2, 2010

Leafs fall to Senators There’s the Sergei Gonchar the Senators knew they were getting when they went free-agent shopping last summer.

It only took him a dozen games to show he might very well turn out to be a good buy after all.

Gonchar got it going and brought the Senators power play with him Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre, scoring a goal and assisting on another by Erik Karlsson with the visitors enjoying man-advantage situations in the second period.

The blasts from the point were the difference in a 3-2 win over the Maple Leafs — Ottawa’s fourth victory in its last six outings.

“I wasn’t paying attention to (the goal-less drought) that much,” said Gonchar. “I knew I had to shoot the puck more, and if I did, I’d have those chances.”


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