Montreal stomps OttawaMONTREAL (AP) Andreas Dackell scored the first of
three Montreal goals in a 1:22 span in the second
period as the Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators
5-2 Sunday in the final exhibition game for both
Despite the absence of team captain Saku Koivu,
who is undergoing chemotherapy to combat
non-Hodgkins lymphoma, the Canadiens (7-2-0)
finished the preseason with a league-best 14 points.