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March 31, 2019
Anthony Duclair scored twice and Craig Anderson made 42 saves to help the last-place Ottawa Senators beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2. Toronto missed a chance to clinch a playoff berth, falling to 3-5-2 in its last 10 games.

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Anthony Duclair scored twice and Craig Anderson made 42 saves to help the last-place Ottawa Senators beat the Toronto Maple Leafs at home for the second time in two weeks, 4-2 on Saturday night.

Toronto missed a chance to clinch a playoff berth, falling to 3-5-2 in its last 10 games.

Magnus Paajarvi and Cody Ceci also scored for the Senators.

Auston Matthews and Connor Brown scored for Toronto, and Garret Sparks stopped 18 shots.

Toronto overcame a 2-0 deficit to tie it in the third on goals 27 seconds apart. Matthews beat Anderson on a power play, and Brown converted off a turnover.

Ceci countered for Ottawa less than two minutes later, tucking a shot just under the crossbar. Duclair added an empty-net goal.

NOTES: Forward Zack Smith returned to the Senators after missing three games with a back injury. Ottawa was without defenseman Mark Borowiecki because of ab upper-body injury. ... Defenseman Travis Dermott returned to Toronto’s lineup after missing 14 games with a shoulder injury.

UP NEXT

Maple Leafs: At New York Islanders on Monday night.

Senators: Host Tampa Bay on Monday night.