Ottawa Senators win second in a row with shutout of New Jersey Devils

Senators' Zack Smith fights David Clarkson of the New Jersey Devils (Reuters)

Senators' Zack Smith fights David Clarkson of the New Jersey Devils (Reuters)

DON BRENNAN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:47 PM ET

NEWARK, N.J. — Losing streak?

What losing streak?

Rebounding from their longest stretch of futility this season, the Senators have dramatically turned things around to shrink the number of contenders for an Eastern Conference playoff spot.

First they defeated Philadelphia, essentially ending any remaining chance the Flyers had of getting into the post-season tournament.


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