TAMPA, Florida (Ticker) -- Dominik Hasek is one of the primary
reasons why the Ottawa Senators are one of the two remaining
unbeaten teams in the NHL.
The Senators, who lead the league in fewest goals allowed (10),
look to extend their victory streak to six Friday when they meet
the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
After helping the Detroit Red Wings capture the Stanley Cup in
2002, the 40-year-old Hasek played just 14 NHL games in the next
three seasons. However, the six-time Vezina Trophy winner is
off to a 4-0 start with a 1.93 goals-against average.
Hasek recorded his 300th career victory and Chris Neil scored
his third goal of the season Saturday to lead the Senators to a
5-1 triumph over the Boston Bruins.
Tampa Bay lost three of four before putting together its best
effort of the season in Thursday's 6-0 victory over the Atlanta