Sens fall once more in overtime

Posted on January 25, 2011

Sens fall once more in overtime The Senators' final game before the all-star break was a memorable one for at least somebody from Ottawa.

Rookie Paul Byron, who grew up in the area, notched his first NHL goal and his Buffalo teammate Shaone Morrisonn scored his first of the season in the Sabres' 3-2 overtime victory over the Senators on Tuesday.

Byron, 21, playing in just his second NHL contest, took home a nice souvenir from his first game in his hometown -- the puck that erased an early Senators' lead.

"Actually, the linesman came and skated (it) over to the bench. I'll make sure not to lose that one," Byron said.

Playing before a crowd of 18,990 at Scotiabank Place that included "probably about 40 or 50" of his family and friends, he added to the assist he picked up in his debut on Sunday against the New York Islanders by steering a puck thrown toward the net by Tyler Ennis past Senators goaltender Brian Elliott.

 

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