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Senators Fall 7-2 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

The Senators came up short Friday against the Wild, falling 7-2.

The Wild were a -173 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Minnesota got goals from Jason Zucker, Ryan Donato, Ryan Hartman, Luke Kunin, Jared Spurgeon, Zach Parise, and Eric Staal in the victory. Donato opened the scoring at 9:43 of the second period.

Alex Stalock stopped 33 of 35 Ottawa shots in the victory.

Ottawa got goals from Brady Tkachuk, and Nick Paul in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Anders Nilsson stopped 28 of 35 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-3, while the Senators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 35-35.

Minnesota heads into a battle against the Stars. Ottawa, meanwhile, will have their next action against Calgary.