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Ottawa, ON (Sports Network) - Daniel Alfredsson, Mika Zibanejad and Chris Phillips scored in the second period, as the Ottawa Senators downed the Montreal Canadiens, 5-1, at Scotiabank Place.

Jim O'Brien and Chris Neil added tallies for the Senators, who have won two in a row since a two-game losing streak.

Craig Anderson continued his strong early play, stopping 31-of-32 shots.

Tomas Plekanec recorded the lone goal and Peter Budaj was tagged for all five goals on 27 shots for the Canadiens, whose four-game win streak came to a halt.

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