Chris Neil, Filip Kuba, Mike Fisher, Dany Heatley and Nick Foligno scored to help the Ottawa Senators win their seventh straight home game, 5-2 over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.
Brian Elliott made 20 saves, and Daniel Alfredsson and Brendan Bell had three assists each for Ottawa. The Senators improved to 31-30-10, the first time they've been above .500 since Nov. 6. Josh Bailey scored twice in the third period for New York.
Ottawa scored four second-period goals.
Neil opened the scoring 28 seconds into the period with a shot from the slot that barely crossed the line after goalie Yann Danis got a piece of the puck.
Kuba scored his third of the season at 9:14, and Fisher and Heatley scored 37 seconds. Fisher used a chip shot to score at 13:06, and Heatley snapped home a shot from the top of the circle at 13:43.
Danis made 21 saves.
Notes:@ Islanders center Doug Weight missed his 17th straight game because off a knee injury. ... The Islanders are off until Wednesday when they host Minnesota. ... Ottawa's Mike Comrie missed a chance to suit up against his former teammates, He sat out his third straight game with the flu. ... Chris Neil played in his 500th NHL game Saturday, all with the Senators.
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