Ryan Records Hat Trick as Ottawa Beats Canucks 5-2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Bobby Ryan recorded a hat trick in his first home game in more than three months, leading the Ottawa Senators to a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Ryan entered the joint NHL/NHLPA assistance program on Nov. 20 after admitting to having a problem with alcohol. He last played on Nov. 16 in Buffalo. Connor Brown and Rudolfs Balcers also scored as Ottawa snapped a four-game winless streak. Marcus Hogberg made 32 saves. J.T. Miller and Tyler Toffoli scored for the Canucks. Thatcher Demko stopped 21 shots.