Sens press to the end but come up short

Posted on February 7, 2011

Sens press to the end but come up short

It started out looking like it was going to be a slaughter. It still didn't end well. The league-leading Vancouver Canucks still won, as expected.

But the Ottawa Senators made it a game. After falling behind 3-0, they rebounded and pressed the Canucks to the final buzzer, before falling 4-2. Mikael Samuelsson iced it with his second goal of the game into an open net.

That the Senators showed the ability to bounce back from such a deficit should be something they can take into their next game, on Wednesday in Calgary against the Flames.

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