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Associated Press, Published February 09 2013

Montoya makes 33 saves in Jets' win over Senators

OTTAWA – Al Montoya made 33 saves, and Alex Ponikarovsky scored the only goal in the Winnipeg Jets’ 1-0 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.

Ponikarovsky broke the scoreless deadlock 5:57 into the third period. The Senators had no answer against Montoya, who replaced an ailing Ondrej Pavelec (flu) and posted his first shutout of the season and third of his NHL career.

Winnipeg 0 0 1 – 1

Ottawa 0 0 0 – 0

Third period: 1, Winnipeg, Ponikarovsky 2 (Wellwood), 5:57.

Shots on Goal – Winnipeg 12-16-9 – 37. Ottawa 12-11-10 – 33.

Goalies: Winnipeg, Montoya. Ottawa, Bishop. A – 18,594 (19,153). T – 2:26.