OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Ryan Ellis scored the tiebreaking goal late in the first period, Pekka Rinne stopped 30 shots to lead the Nashville Predators to 5-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
Mike Ribeiro had a goal and assist, and Colton Sissons, Pontus Aberg and James Neal also scored to help the Predators sweep the two-game series series against the Senators.
Derrick Brassard scored for Ottawa, and Mike Condon finished with 35 saves in his third start. The Senators haven't scored more than two goals in their last 11 games.
Ellis beat Condon on the far side with about 4 1/2 minutes left in the opening period to put the Predators up 2-1.
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