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Wednesday, 02 May 2007 19:39
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 OTTAWA (AP) -Dany Heatley set up Daniel Alfredsson's goal, then scored unassisted, leading the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night for a 3-1 edge in their playoff series.
Heatley, Ottawa's two-time 50-goal scorer, took a shot from the right boards that struck Martin Brodeur's right skate and went between the goalie's pads late in the second period to give Ottawa a 2-1 edge. He also helped Alfredsson open the scoring 4:34 in with a centering pass from behind the net.
Mike Fisher added Ottawa's third goal in the third period and Ray Emery stopped 29 shots.
Jay Pandolfo tipped Paul Martin's point shot past Emery midway into the third period to draw New Jersey within one. Brian Gionta had tied it 1-1 on a power play in the second period with his eighth goal of the playoffs.
Gionta's goal ended a 153:33 home shutout streak by Emery, who made 25 saves for his second playoff shutout in Monday's 2-0 win.
Brodeur made 33 saves.
Ottawa moved within one win of reaching the Eastern Conference finals for the second time. Game 5 is Saturday night in New Jersey.
Red Wings 3, Sharks 2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Two key mistakes by the San Jose Sharks led to Mathieu Schneider's overtime goal. Schneider scored on the power play 16:04 into the first overtime to cap Detroit's rally from a two-goal deficit. The Red Wings' 3-2 win over San Jose tied the second-round playoff series at two games apiece.
After the Red Wings tied the game on Robert Lang's goal with 33.1 seconds left in regulation, Schneider won it following a bad penalty by Craig Rivet and a bad giveaway by Scott Hannan.
The series moves back to Detroit for Game 5 on Saturday before returning to San Jose for Game 6 next Monday.
Jonathan Cheechoo and Marcel Goc had given San Jose a 2-0 lead. But Tomas Holmstrom and Lang scored to tie it.
 

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