Marching on: Senators beat Isles, clinch playoff berth

Kyle Turris finished with two goals and two assists as the Ottawa Senators blew past the New York Islanders, 5-1, on Sunday at Nassau Coliseum.

Milan Michalek had a goal and two helpers, while Sergei Gonchar and Nick Foligno contributed a goal and an assist each for Ottawa, which has won four straight and clinched a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

The Sens will return to the postseason after finishing in 13th place in the East with just 74 points last season.

Craig Anderson posted 29 stops in the win.

Mark Streit scored the lone goal for the Islanders, who have lost two consecutive games. Al Montoya was tagged for all five goals on 32 shots in defeat.