Nighbor Posts 23 Points in Five Games as ’19-’20 Senators Defeat ’21-’22 Senators

The 4th-seeded ’19-’20 Ottawa Senators dominated the 5th-seeded ’21-’22 Ottawa Senators in this series. The ’19-’20 Senators took Game 1 by a score of 9-2 thanks to three goals and four assists from Frank Nighbor and three goals and one assist from Punch Broadbent. Then, they won Game 2 by a score of 5-2 as Nighbor led the way again with three goals and one assist. The ’21-’22 Senators won their only game of the series in Game 3 with goaltender Clint Benedict‘s 41 saves leading the way. Defenseman Georges Boucher tallied two assists and winger Eddie Gerard posted a goal and an assist in the win. Nighbor was the man again in Game 4 as he posted a goal and three assists on the way to a 6-4 win for the ’19-’20 Senators. Then, five goals in the first period for the ’19-’20 Senators, including two goals each from Nighbor and Jack Darragh, led to a dominant 7-2 win that finished off the series.

GAME 1:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period 2nd Overtime Total
’21-’22 Senators 1 0 1 2
’19-’20 Senators 4 3 2 9

GAME SUMMARY:  ’19-’20 OTS – 9   ’21-’22 OTS – 2     (1-0 ’19-’20 OTS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Frank Nighbor (’19-’20 OTS) – 3 G   4 A   7 P   +6   13 S   2 PIM

2nd Star: RW – Punch Broadbent (’19-’20 OTS) – 3 G   1 A   4 P   +3   8 S

3rd Star: LW – Cy Denneny (’19-’20 OTS) – 1 G   3 A   4 P   +5   8 S

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period 2nd Overtime Total
’21-’22 Senators 1 1 0 2
’19-’20 Senators 3 2 0 5

GAME SUMMARY:  ’19-’20 OTS – 5   ’21-’22 OTS – 2     (2-0 ’19-’20 OTS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Frank Nighbor (’19-’20 OTS) – 3 G   1 A   4 P   +3   14 S

2nd Star: LW – Eddie Gerard (’19-’20 OTS) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +2   8 S

3rd Star: G – Clint Benedict (’19-’20 OTS) – W   2.00 GAA   .952 SV% (40 SV’s)

GAME 3:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period 2nd Overtime Total
’19-’20 Senators 1 2 0 3
’21-’22 Senators 2 2 0 4

GAME SUMMARY:  ’21-’22 OTS – 4   ’19-’20 OTS – 3        (2-1 ’19-’20 OTS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: G – Clint Benedict (’21-’22 OTS) – W   3.00 GAA   .932 SV% (41 SV’s)

2nd Star: C – Frank Nighbor (’19-’20 OTS) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +1   14 S

3rd Star: RW – Jack Darragh (’21-’22 OTS) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +2   3 S

GAME 4:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period 2nd Overtime Total
’19-’20 Senators 0 3 3 6
’21-’22 Senators 1 2 1 4

GAME SUMMARY:  ’21-’22 OTS – 6   ’19-’20 OTS – 4        (3-1 ’19-’20 OTS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Frank Nighbor (’19-’20 OTS) – 1 G   3 A   4 P   +2   7 S

2nd Star: D – Georges Boucher (’21-’22 OTS) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +2   7 S

3rd Star: LW – Cy Denneny (’19-’20 OTS) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +2   13 S

GAME 5:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period 2nd Overtime Total
’21-’22 Senators 1 0 1 2
’19-’20 Senators 5 2 0 7

GAME SUMMARY:  ’19-’20 OTS – 7   ’21-’22 OTS – 2     (4-1 ’19-’20 OTS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Frank Nighbor (’19-’20 OTS) – 3 G   2 A   5 P   +6   19 S

2nd Star: RW – Jack Darragh (’19-’20 OTS) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +3   7 S

3rd Star: RW – Punch Broadbent (’19-’20 OTS) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +3   5 S

Up next is the 2-7 matchup between the ’22-’23 Ottawa Senators and the ’27-’28 Ottawa Senators!

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