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game recap

Ottawa Senators 7, Toronto Maple Leafs 1 FINAL

Tuesday, 06.19.2012 / 2:28 AM

Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- The Ottawa Senators mocked and embarrassed the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Bryan Smolinski scored and also assisted on two of Ottawa's five first-period goals, and the Senators won their sixth straight with a 7-1 rout of the short-handed Maple Leafs on Thursday night.

The Maple Leafs were missing seven of their best players, including captain Mats Sundin, goalie Ed Belfour, forwards Alexander Mogilny and Owen Nolan and defenseman Tomas Kaberle.

Sundin was suspended Wednesday for one game for throwing his broken stick into the stands.

Ottawa captain Daniel Alfredsson broke his stick midway through the third period and faked throwing it in the stands, obviously poking fun at Sundin.

Toronto enforcer Tie Domi pointed at Alfredsson after he did it, and Alfredsson's actions enraged Maple Leafs coach Pat Quinn.

"If you're going to try and show somebody up you better be ready to pay the price down the line," Quinn said.

Toronto's Nathan Perrott didn't like it, either.

"It was not very professional," Perrott said. "They were winning so I guess they had the luxury to do that."

Alfredsson regretted it.

"I was trying to make a joke, but it was bad timing," he said.

Ottawa's Jason Spezza said Alfredsson didn't mean anything by it.

"We have to play them a lot. We respect that team a lot. I don't think he was trying to mock them," Spezza said. "You don't want to hot dog, you don't want to do anything like that because it can come back and bite you."

Smolinski, Chris Neil, Wade Redden and Radek Bonk scored in the first seven minutes of the first.

Redden scored twice for the Senators, who tied a club record by extending their unbeaten streak to 11. Ottawa moved within five points of Toronto for first place in the Northeast Division.

"These games are important because they are like four-point games," Ottawa's Marian Hossa said.

Toronto goalie Trevor Kidd allowed seven goals on 31 shots, including four on the first seven shots.

Fans jeered every time Kidd made a save after he allowed the seventh goal.

"I was looking for a crack to crawl into a few times," Kidd joked. "I chuckled the first time. They are probably just as frustrated as we are. There are no hard feelings."

Ottawa goalie Martin Prusek, starting for the injured Patrick Lalime, made 35 saves.

The Maple Leafs hadn't allowed five goals in a period since allowing five in the third period of a 6-4 loss to Chicago on Feb. 25, 2001.

Neil scored from in front of the net at 2:20. Just more than two minutes later, Redden scored on a slap shot from the blue line.

"It just seemed like it snowballed," Kidd said.

Bonk put a rebound past Kidd at 6:37, and just 12 seconds later, Smolinski skated between two defenseman before putting the puck past Kidd.

Spezza gave Ottawa a 5-0 lead at 12:54. The Senators have never scored five goals in a shorter span.

Twenty seconds later, Toronto's Perrott challenged Shane Hnidy to a fight.

Fans jeered when the first period ended.

Ken Klee scored the lone goal for the Maple Leafs.

scoring summary
1st Period
02:20
OTT
Chris Neil (4) Wrist shot - ASST: Shane Hnidy (4)
1 - 0 OTT
04:31
OTT
Wade Redden (9) Slapshot - ASST: Bryan Smolinski (13), Karel Rachunek (9)
2 - 0 OTT
06:37
OTT
Radek Bonk (10) Wrist shot - ASST: Antoine Vermette (4), Marian Hossa (24)
3 - 0 OTT
06:49
OTT
Bryan Smolinski (10) Backhand shot - ASST: Marty Havlat (16), Jason Spezza (16)
4 - 0 OTT
12:54
OTT
Jason Spezza (14) Snap shot - ASST: Bryan Smolinski (14), Curtis Leschyshyn (2)
5 - 0 OTT
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
05:02
TOR
PPG - Ken Klee (4) Slapshot - ASST: NONE
5 - 1 OTT
09:04
OTT
Marty Havlat (8) Wrist shot - ASST: Jason Spezza (17), Wade Redden (12)
6 - 1 OTT
10:24
OTT
PPG - Wade Redden (10) Slapshot - ASST: Karel Rachunek (10), Todd White (9)
7 - 1 OTT
penalty summary
1st Period
13:14
OTT
Shane Hnidy  Fighting (maj) against  Nathan Perrott
13:14
TOR
Nathan Perrott  Fighting (maj) against  Shane Hnidy
13:58
TOR
Gary Roberts  Roughing against  Wade Redden
18:19
OTT
Bryan Smolinski  Hi-sticking against  Aki Berg
19:14
TOR
Mikael Renberg  Tripping against  Zdeno Chara
2nd Period
07:02
OTT
Wade Redden  Roughing against  Gary Roberts
07:02
TOR
Gary Roberts  Roughing against  Wade Redden
08:17
TOR
Darcy Tucker  Unsportsmanlike conduct
08:17
TOR
Darcy Tucker  Hi-sticking against  Chris Phillips
14:55
TOR
Bryan Marchment  Roughing against  Daniel Alfredsson
3rd Period
01:18
OTT
Shane Hnidy  Hi-sticking against  Darcy Tucker
01:18
OTT
Shane Hnidy  Hi-sticking against  Darcy Tucker
10:07
TOR
Mikael Renberg  Slashing
15:00
OTT
Radek Bonk  Slashing
19:46
OTT
Shane Hnidy  Holding the stick against  Nathan Perrott
19:46
TOR
Nathan Perrott  Roughing against  Shane Hnidy
goalie stats
Martin Prusek
Martin Prusek
SA: 35TOI: 59:53
Saves: 34EV: 32 - 32
PIM: 0PP: 1 - 2
SV%: .971SH: 1 - 1
Trevor Kidd
SA: 30TOI: 60:00
Saves: 23EV: 16 - 22
PIM: 0PP: 5 - 6
SV%: .767SH: 2 - 2
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