A look at how likely it is that Jason Spezza win the 2011-12 NHL scoring race, plus some headlines from 21 December 2011.
|- 1, Ottawa Goal - Zack Smith (9), from Chris Neil and Matt Carkner at 11:48. Penalties - Erik Condra, Ottawa (Interference on goalkeeper), 13:27.|
|- 2, Buffalo Power-Play Goal - Jordan Leopold (6), from Christian Ehrhoff and Thomas Vanek at 13:12. Penalties - Kaspars Daugavins, Ottawa (Holding), 3:33; Kyle Turris, Ottawa (Hooking), 7:51; Drew Stafford, Buffalo (Slashing), 8:38; Colin Greening, Ottawa (Hooking), 12:18; Thomas Vanek, Buffalo (Tripping), 15:52.|
|- 3, Ottawa Goal - Erik Condra (5), from Kyle Turris at 7:59. 4, Ottawa Power-Play Goal - Erik Karlsson (3), from Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza at 17:49. 5, Ottawa Empty Net Goal - Erik Condra (6), from Erik Karlsson at 18:14. Penalties - Paul Gaustad, Buffalo (Roughing), 16:55.|