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- v. Present participle of outbattle.
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Ricci got the Sharks on the board 83 seconds into the second period, outbattling defenseman Jordan Leopold in front and backhanding a ebound while falling to the ice.
After outbattling Nashville's Marek Zidlicky for the puck along the right boards, Scott Mellanby passed to Doug Weight behind the Nashville net and Weight passed to Savage in front.
Sim made it 3-0 at 11: 29, outbattling Mikael Samuelsson for the puck in the right corner and walking to the goalpost before jamming it past Luongo for his second goal.
From there, it was a matter of outbattling Busch through a couple more cautions, and a nervous final turn.
Just as Montreal found itself licking its wounds after those losses to Toronto and Columbus, Ottawa has plenty of questions to answer after falling to Carolina and Montreal, many about consistency and effort when both games saw them vastly outplayed, Montreal always outracing Ottawa to the puck, and outbattling them.