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Tampa Bay Skates Past Ottawa 3-1 - Recap

Tampa Bay earned a 3-1 victory over Ottawa behind a 2-goal performance from Martin St. Louis on Thursday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Tampa Bay won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Martin St. Louis (2) and Valtteri Filppula each scored for the Lightning in the victory. St. Louis opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 16:45 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ondrej Palat and Matthew Carle.

Ben Bishop turned in a 33-save effort for the Lightning.

Patrick Wiercioch scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.

Robin Lehner stopped 19 of 22 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 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Ottawa outshot Tampa Bay 34-22 in the game.

Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head home to face Toronto.