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Ottawa vs Florida Recap - Senators Win 3-1

Ottawa skated to a 3-1 victory over Florida on Thursday in NHL action at BB&T Center.

Ottawa was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Ottawa got goals from Chris Phillips, Jason Spezza, and Erik Karlsson in the victory. Phillips opened the scoring at 11:25 of the first period.

Craig Anderson turned in a 25-save effort for the Senators.

Tomas Fleischmann scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.

Jose Theodore stopped 34 of 36 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Ottawa went 1-for-3, while the Panthers were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 37-26.

Ottawa heads into a battle against the Lightning. Florida, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.