The Panthers came up short Thursday against the Senators, falling 4-3.
The Senators were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Daniel Alfredsson, Chris Neil, Erik Karlsson, and Bobby Butler each scored for the Senators in the victory. Neil opened the scoring for Ottawa, finding the back of the net at 6:58 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Erik Karlsson and Daniel Alfredsson.
Craig Anderson turned in a 32-save effort for the Senators.
Florida got goals from Tomas Kopecky, Shawn Matthias, and Michal Repik in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Ottawa scored 2 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Florida went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 35-26.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Boston.