Recap - Lightning Defeat Ottawa 5-2

Recap - Lightning Defeat Ottawa 5-2

Martin St. Louis scored twice to lead the Lightning over Ottawa 5-2 on Tuesday at St. Pete Times Forum.

Tampa Bay won as a -200 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Martin St. Louis (2), Dominic Moore (2), and Steven Stamkos each scored for the Lightning in the victory. St. Louis opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 3:15 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Vincent Lecavalier and Simon Gagne.

Dwayne Roloson stopped 31 of 33 Ottawa shots in the victory.

Jason Spezza and Milan Michalek scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Dwayne Roloson.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 26 of 30 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Tampa Bay scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 33-31.

Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face Florida.