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Senators vs Lightning Final: 2-1 - Recap

Ottawa skated to a 2-1 victory over Tampa Bay on Friday in NHL action at St. Pete Times Forum.

The Senators were a +218 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Jason Spezza and Bobby Butler each scored for the Senators in the victory. Spezza opened the scoring for Ottawa, finding the back of the net at 10:35 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Shannon and Erik Karlsson.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 34 of 35 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.

Martin St. Louis scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Curtis McElhinney.

Tampa Bay got a 20-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.

On the power play, Ottawa went 1-for-6, while the Lightning were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay outshot Ottawa 35-22 in the game.

Ottawa heads into a battle against the Sabres. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.