KANATA, Ontario (AP) _ The Ottawa Senators clinched the Northeast Division title Thursday night with a 3-1 win over the second-place Toronto Maple Leafs.

Vaclav Prospal, Daniel Alfredsson and Sami Salo scored for the Senators, who reached the 100-point plateau.

Alfredsson scored the game winner on a power play at 5:43 of the third period.

Sergei Berezin scored a short-handed goal in the second period for the Maple Leafs, who trail the Senators by seven points.

The Maple Leafs took the first game of the home-and-home series 4-2 in Toronto on Wednesday, handing Ottawa its first loss in seven games.

The Senators maintained a three-point lead over the New Jersey Devils atop the Eastern Conference standings. Ottawa has lost only nine of its last 47 games (29-9-9) and is 4-1-3 in its last eight.

Toronto was attempting to tie a club record for wins in a season (44), set in 1992-93.

Maple Leafs goalie Curtis Joseph was also trying to tie the team record for wins in a season (34), currently shared with Johnny Bower, Mike Palmateer and Felix Potvin.

Prospal scored the only goal in a fast-paced first period at 6:28.

Berezin tied the score at 11:52 of the second period. Senators defenseman Igor Kravchuk lost the puck to Berezin, who wheeled away from the Ottawa net, then beat Senators goaltender Ron Tugnutt with his 11th goal in his last 15 games.

Alfredsson scored at 5:43 of the third period, then Salo rounded out the scoring at 8:53.

Ottawa outshot Toronto 36-31.