DENVER (AP) — Shane Prince had two goals and an assist for his first NHL points, and the Ottawa Senators held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 Wednesday night.
Zack Smith, Kyle Turris and Mika Zibanejad each had a goal and an assist for Ottawa, which has won four straight.
Craig Anderson made 20 of his 40 saves in the third period when the Avalanche tried to overcome a three-goal deficit. The Senators have a chance to sweep their three-game Western Conference trip with a win at Arizona on Saturday.
Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog each had a goal and an assist, and Chris Wagner scored his first NHL goal for the Avalanche.
This story has been corrected with Anderson's save totals in third period and overall.