Senators hope to make winning a habit

Posted on January 15, 2009

Senators hope to make winning a habit The Ottawa Senators will aim for consecutive wins for the first time in over a month Wednesday night in Atlanta.

Ottawa (14-21-6) is still 13 points back from Eastern Conference playoff contention, but as the aphorism goes, even the longest journey begins with but a single step.

Lao-tzu probably didn't know anything about hockey, but he may have approved of Ottawa's 5-1 home victory on Tuesday against Carolina.

Dany Heatley and Antoine Vermette had one goal and one assist apiece in support of rookie netminder Brian Elliott, who posted 23 saves for his first NHL win.

Dean McAmmond, Mike Fisher and Chris Phillips rounded out the scoring for the Senators.

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