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Colin White scores twice, Senators beat Flames 6-1

Colin White scored twice, Matt Murray made 29 saves and the Ottawa Senators routed the Calgary Flames 6-1 on Thursday night for their third straight victory.

Drake Batherson, Erik Gudbranson, Connor Brown and Erik Brannstrom also scored for Ottawa, with Batherson running his goals streak to four games. The Senators improved to 7-14-1.

Milan Lucic scored Calgary in the first of three straight games between the teams. Calgary dropped to 9-10-2, falling for fifth time in six games.

Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano tries to help goaltender David Rittich stop a shot from Ottawa Senators right wing Drake Batherson during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian WyldThe Canadian Press via AP)

The teams will meet again Saturday and Monday night.

Calgary Flames left wing Matthew Tkachuk tries to deflect the puck past Ottawa Senators goaltender Matt Murray during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian WyldThe Canadian Press via AP)

Ottawa Senators center Colin White celebrates his goal with teammate right wing Evgenii Dadonov, left, as Calgary Flames goalie Artyom Zagidulin looks on from his crease during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian WyldThe Canadian Press via AP)

Calgary Flames goalie Artyom Zagidulin looks on as Ottawa Senators center Colin White celebrates his second goal of the game with Ottawa Senators right wing Evgenii Dadonov (63) and defenseman Thomas Chabot (72) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian WyldThe Canadian Press via AP)

Ottawa Senators center Colin White collides with Calgary Flames left wing Matthew Tkachuk along the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian WyldThe Canadian Press via AP)

Ottawa Senators' Matthew Peca pressures Calgary Flames goaltender David Rittich as he makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian WyldThe Canadian Press via AP)

Ottawa Senators center Josh Norris, left, left wing Brady Tkachuk and defenseman Artem Zub congratulate right wing Connor Brown, second from right on his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian WyldThe Canadian Press via AP)