Senators Down Tampa Bay 4-0 - Match Report
Hockey bettors who backed the Senators on the moneyline Tuesday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Ottawa easily handled Tampa Bay 4-0 at St. Pete Times Forum.
Bettors who backed the Senators were rewarded as +105 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Jason Spezza (3) and Erik Karlsson each scored for the Senators in the victory. Karlsson opened the scoring for Ottawa, finding the back of the net at 1:04 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jason Spezza and Bobby Butler.
Craig Anderson turned in a 28-save effort for the Senators.
Tampa Bay got a 23-stop effort from Mathieu Garon in the loss.
On the power play, Ottawa went 1-for-2, while the Lightning were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Ottawa 28-27 in the game.
Ottawa looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Jose.