The Canadians are in complete control when they easily beat the senators 4-1

Philip Donald, Paul Byrne, Corey Perry and Brendan Gallagher all scored in a road game for Montreal.

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The last-placed Ottawa senators have proven to be a thorn in the side of most Canadians this season.

However, Thursday was not one of those nights.

Montreal won the third game in a row, beating the Senators 4-1 at the Canadian Tire Center. This is the second time since the exodus of Edmonton on Tuesday that Canadians have developed a complete and dominant performance.

Philip Donald and Paul Byrne, two players who struggled to find the back of the net this season, scored the Canadians’ opening two goals before Cory Perry and Brendan Gallagher put the game on ice in the third period.

Jack Allen, who has lost his last six games – despite going into four overtime – had an attempt for a shutout that Connor Brown refused, scoring the power-play goal at 18:13 in the third period after Arthuri Legonen took an unnecessary trip. Penalty in the attack zone.

This is Allen’s first victory in Ottawa since February 6th.

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Although Allen was not severely tested tonight, the Canadians’ backup Netminder undoubtedly kept the audience at the start of the game.

In the third minute, he stopped Drake Batherson well. Then, in the seventh minute, he made a good save on the always dangerous Brady Takachu.

Nonetheless, it was the Canadians who opened the scoring midway through the period, again with the order of Tomas Tatar, Donald and Gallagher – the team’s most dangerous late.

The play began with a give-and-take between Gallagher and Tatar, who dropped the buck back to Gallagher. Fewer winger Ottawa directed a shot into the net that deflected a defensiveman – and directly to Donald, who finished third this season at 10:48.

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Montreal now have a 15-3-4 record when they score the first goal.

Canadian defender Jeff Petrie imposed a penalty in the final minute of the season, but it turned out to be a boon for the spectators.

In the opening minute of the second period, Byrne increased Montreal’s lead to 2-0 with a short-handed shot, the third this season.

Jake Evans made a heavy lift on the play, taking it side by side and taking some senators soldiers with him. Finding his perfect cross-bus pass Byron, he hit a high backhand shot. .

This is the eighth short arm target for Canadians this season, most of which were produced earlier this year.

Montreal led by almost three goals during this period. Former Canadian defenseman Mike Reilly’s earnings split with Nick Suzuki’s. Goalie Philip Gustavson made a pad save on the original shot and then refused to recall Suzuki.

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It was a hegemonic period for Canadians who limited Ottawa to just six scenes.

In the fourth minute of the third period Josh Anderson came close and attacked the post. That was significant as Perry scored his seventh goal 3-0 at 4:43.

Evans was the catalyst for the play again, making a nice spiral move and then directing a shot towards Gustavson, who made a pad save. But Perry changed the rebound for his seventh goal this season.

If the senators had any aspirations for a late return to the game, they were canceled when Gallagher dropped it 10-0 to 4-0, replacing Donald’s short pass from the front of the net for his 14th goal of the season.

The same two teams meet again Saturday night, this time at Bell Center.

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