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Ottawa Senators 3, Boston Bruins 0 FINAL

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:47 AM

Associated Press

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Ottawa Senators 3, Boston Bruins 0 FINAL
Ottawa Senators 3, Boston Bruins 0

BOSTON (AP) -- Unable to score on five power plays and unable to generate much offense in the final two periods Tuesday, the Boston Bruins were shut out for the fifth time at home this season.

After breaking a six-game winless streak Monday with a 3-1 win at Washington, the Bruins took a step backward. Their 3-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators was their second shutout in their last four home games.

Boston managed just 13 shots in the final two periods, with only four of those shots coming in the third period.

"We came out strong, but when the game went on, we got away from it," Bruins coach Mike Sullivan said. "That happens when you struggle on the power play."

Martin Prusek stopped 24 shots and Todd White scored an unassisted short-handed goal in the first period as the Senators' extended their undefeated streak to seven games. The Senators are unbeaten in their last six road games.

Prusek (5-3-1) got his second shutout of the season.

"Shutouts are never easy. Our defense played very well," Prusek said.

White, who has four goals and an assist in his last five games, slid the puck backward through his legs and into the net at 14:27 of the opening period. It was his sixth goal of the season.

"At the last second I thought it wouldn't look good if I didn't get a shot off, so I tried to just put it between my legs, and luckily it went in," White said.

The Bruins are 0-5-4 in their last nine home games. Boston last went so long at home without a victory in going 0-4-4-1 from Dec. 21, 1999 to Jan. 24, 2000.

"We're squeezing our sticks harder here," Bruins captain Joe Thornton said. "We're a lot more freewheeling on the road."

Ottawa built the lead to 3-0 in the second period on goals 44 seconds apart from Marian Hossa and Antoine Vermette.

Hossa got his 16th of the season on a one-timer from the right side. Vermette scored his fourth on a nifty pass in front of the net from Martin Havlat.

The Bruins went through the first 15:48 minutes of the third period without getting off a shot.

Andrew Raycroft (9-10-6) stopped 23 of Ottawa's 26 shots.

scoring summary
1st Period
14:27
OTT
SHG - Todd White (6) ASST: NONE
1 - 0 OTT
2nd Period
04:41
OTT
Marian Hossa (16) ASST: Bryan Smolinski (11), Shaun Van Allen (6)
2 - 0 OTT
05:15
OTT
Antoine Vermette (4) ASST: Marty Havlat (15), Radek Bonk (17)
3 - 0 OTT
3rd Period
NONE
penalty summary
1st Period
02:44
OTT
Radek Bonk  Slashing
04:32
OTT
Marian Hossa  Tripping
07:41
BOS
Nick Boynton  Interference
10:14
OTT
Radek Bonk  Elbowing
13:40
OTT
Chris Phillips  Interference
2nd Period
07:02
OTT
Zdeno Chara  Fighting
07:02
BOS
Hal Gill  Fighting
10:08
OTT
Todd White  Tripping
17:47
BOS
P.J. Axelsson  Hi-sticking
3rd Period
01:37
BOS
Patrice Bergeron  Hi-sticking
12:05
BOS
Michal Grosek  Interference
18:40
BOS
P.J. Axelsson  Hooking - Obstruction
goalie stats
Martin Prusek
Martin Prusek
SA: 24TOI: 60:00
Saves: 24EV: 18 - 18
PIM: 0PP: 5 - 5
SV%: 1.000SH: 1 - 1
Andrew Raycroft
SA: 26TOI: 59:58
Saves: 23EV: 14 - 16
PIM: 0PP: 6 - 6
SV%: .885SH: 3 - 4