Tampa Bay Falls 4-3 to Senators - Recap
The Lightning came up short Monday against the Senators, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Ottawa was an underdog by +176 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jason Spezza clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Senators. Ottawa got goals from Jason Spezza, Kyle Turris, and Erik Karlsson in the victory. Karlsson opened the scoring at 3:57 of the first period.
Robin Lehner turned in a 35-save effort for the Senators.
Tampa Bay got goals from Steven Stamkos, Victor Hedman, and Nikita Kucherov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tampa Bay got a 29-stop effort from Ben Bishop in the loss.
On the power play, Ottawa went 0-for-2, while the Lightning were 2-for-7 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Ottawa 38-32 in the game.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face New York.