Andrew Hammond stopped all 30 shots for his first shutout of the season and the Ottawa Senators scored three short-handed goals in a 5-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Curtis Lazar, and Alex Chiasson all scored with the Senators down a man. It was the fourth time in franchise history that the Senators had three short-handed goals in one game, and the first since an 8-2 win at Toronto on April 3, 2008.
Marc Methot and Mika Zibanejad also had goals for Ottawa, which was coming off a 3-1 loss to Buffalo on Friday.
Ben Scrivens made 39 saves for the Canadiens.
Ottawa put the game out of reach early in the third when Methot made it 3-0, shooting the puck from a sharp angle. Just over a minute later, Chiasson chased down a loose puck and beat Scrivens through the legs.
Zibanejad rounded out the scoring late in the period, tipping in Mike Hoffman's point shot at 17:52.
After getting called for too many men on the ice midway through the second period, the Senators once again displayed their short-handed skills.
Lazar gave Ottawa a 2-0 lead as he beat Scrivens up high on a breakaway for the Senators' second short-handed goal of the game.
Ottawa took a 1-0 lead at the 12-minute mark of the first period. Pageau scored down a man on a great pass from Mark Stone. It was Pageau's league-leading sixth short-handed goal of the season.
NOTES: C Ryan Dzingel was a healthy scratch as Matt Puempel got back in the lineup for the Senators. ... Canadiens D P.K. Subban missed his fourth straight game due to a neck injury. D Mark Barberio was also out with a concussion.