Karlsson helps Senators pound Islanders 6-0

Published February 20, 2012

| Associated Press

Erik Karlsson and Jason Spezza each scored twice, Craig Anderson made 28 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat the New York Islanders 6-0 on Monday for their third straight win.

The Senators (31-22-8) moved within two points of first-place Boston in the Northeast Division and one point behind Pittsburgh and Philadelphia for fifth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Karlsson opening the scoring 1:08 into the first period with his 11th of the season on a sharp-angle shot from the corner to the left of Islander goaltender Kevin Poulin. Spezza, who has seven goals and eight assists in his last six games, made it 2-0 just 27 seconds later with his 26th goal of the season.

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