Greening scores twice in Senators' 4-1 win

Colin Greening scored twice and Craig Anderson made 36 saves in the Ottawa Senators' 4-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.

Kyle Turris and Erik Karlsson also scored for Ottawa. The Senators have won six of their last seven games and have points in 11 of 12. They won for the first time in San Jose in eight years.

Anderson won his fifth straight road game and is 7-0-2 in his last nine road games.

The Senators are 12-2-2 since acquiring Turris in a trade with Phoenix.

Brad Winchester scored for the Sharks, who won the previous five meetings with Ottawa.

Winchester opened the scoring 3:10 into the game after Andrew Desjardins won the puck along the board and feed him for the one-time shot.

Turris tied it 7 minutes later.

Karlsson's goal early in the second period gave the Seantors the lead for good. Turris started the counterattack for Ottawa.

Greening scored a power-play goal late in the second period on a rebound. He added a goal in the third period on a give-and-go with Jason Spezza.

The Sharks were 9-1-1 in their previous 11 games.

NOTES: Senators D Sergei Gonchar appeared in his 1,100th game. ... Ottawa D Filip Kuba had his 100th point with the Senators. ... Desjardins returned to the lineup after missing two games with an upper-body injury. ... Sharks D Ryane Clowe missed his second straight game because of a head injury. ... Sharks D Dan Boyle has eight assists in his last six games. ... Greening had his second career multi-goal game.