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OTTAWA (AP) - Johan Franzen scored five goals and the Detroit Red Wings sent Ottawa to its eighth straight loss by beating the Senators 7-5 on Wednesday night. The Senators (17-27-8) have lost 14 of 15 and haven't won a home game since beating Pittsburgh on Dec. 26.

Kris Draper and Niklas Kronwall also scored, and Jimmy Howard made 29 saves for the Red Wings. It was Detroit's first visit to Ottawa since October 2008.

Milan Michalek scored twice for Ottawa, and Peter Regin had a goal and two assists. Chris Campoli and Alex Kovalev also scored for the Senators.

Robin Lehner was pulled midway through the second period after allowing four goals on 19 shots in his first home start. Brian Elliott allowed two goals on 19 shots in relief.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Brent Johnson made 20 saves, and Pittsburgh blanked the New York Islanders for the second time in nine days.

Tyler Kennedy, Chris Kunitz and Max Talbot scored for Pittsburgh, which has won four consecutive and seven of eight - all without captain Sidney Crosby (concussion). The Penguins have also been without All-Star center Evgeni Malkin (sinus infection) for five games.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 New York shots in a 1-0 win on Jan. 25, the Penguins' 10th consecutive home victory against the Islanders.

Johnson, making his third start since Dec. 22, fell just short of his second shutout this season, when he fought Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro in the final minute.

The Islanders have lost six of eight and haven't won in Pittsburgh since Dec. 21, 2007.

MONTREAL (AP) - Tomas Plekanec and Brian Gionta scored third-period goals and Alex Auld made 33 saves to lead Montreal over Florida.

Jeff Halpern tied it at 1 in the second period with his eighth goal, and Plekanec put Montreal up 2-1 with his 17th at 5:46 of the third. Gionta, who scored twice in Tuesday's shootout win at Washington, made it a two-goal lead at 11:32 with his 19th.

Auld, who blew a 4-0 lead in his last start, improved to 4-2 in eight games. The Canadiens, who won in a shootout in Washington on Tuesday night, improved to 9-2-3 in their last 14.

Stephen Weiss scored with 2:10 left to draw Florida within one. Scott Timmins netted his first NHL goal for the Panthers, who lost their third in a row. Tomas Vokoun stopped 38 shots.

Florida has only one win in eight games (1-3-4).

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