Sens comeback falls short

Posted on December 31, 2010

Sens comeback falls short  The Senators' New Year's Eve celebrations were short lived.

Oh, they whooped it up after Daniel Alfredsson's goal with 71 seconds left in regulation time completed their rally from a 3-0 deficit. But a puck that escaped Alex Kovalev deep in the defensive zone led to an overtime goal that sent them home disappointed with a 4-3 loss.

Jakub Voracek's goal at 2:06 of the extra period squashed the Senators chances of taking two points home with them from the party. They were, however, pleased with themselves for claiming one trailing 3-0 with just over a minute left in the second.

"We worked hard. We showed a lot of character," said coach Cory Clouston.

"Three quarters of the way through the second period I think they had seven or eight shots on net. We're happy with the point, disappointed with the loss.

"It's a tough one to lose, when you have two or three real good chances in ovetime, before they scored," said Clouston. "That's a tough goal to give up, too."


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