The Ottawa Senators probably lost their best chance to move up in the standings when they lost 1-0 to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. The victory gave the sixth-place Devils 89 points and a five-point lead over the seventh-place Senators in the Eastern Conference. It was also Ottawa’s fourth loss (two by shootout) [...]

Jason Spezza should have played his 600th NHL game last night. When he was on the ice for Tuesday’s morning skate, it looked like he would. But he fell ill before the game and was scratched. How long he’ll be out wasn’t immediately known. It’s been a difficult 10 days for Spezza since the March [...]