TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — On a Florida road trip against two streaking teams, the Ottawa Senators have been no pushovers at all.
Mike Hoffman scored two goals and six other Ottawa players had multipoint games as the Senators beat Tampa Bay 7-4 on Tuesday night, ending the Lightning's 10-game run without a regulation loss.
One night earlier, the struggling Senators (25-33-11) halted an eight-game home winning streak for the Florida Panthers.
Lightning top Senators on shootout goals from Point, Stamkos
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point and Steven Stamkos scored in the shootout, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
The Lightning threatened to win on a power play at the end of overtime, but Nikita Kucherov's shot past Craig Anderson was launched a split-second after the buzzer.
Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped shots by Ottawa's Tom Pyatt and Matt Duchene in the shootout.
Point, Stamkos score in shootout as Lightning beat Senators
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It took longer than the Lightning wanted, but the NHL's top team finally prevailed against a struggling Atlantic Division foe.
Tampa Bay never led against the Ottawa Senators until Brayden Point and Steven Stamkos scored the only shootout goals, lifting the Lightning to a 4-3 victory on Thursday night, their eighth win in nine games.
Atkinson scores twice as Columbus tops Ottawa 5-2
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The last time Cam Atkinson set off the Columbus goal horn, Halloween was just around the corner. The day after Thanksgiving, he made up for lost time.
Atkinson scored twice to lift Columbus over the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Friday night, extending the Blue Jackets' league-high winning streak to six games.
"It's good to contribute," he said. "That's my game. It's good to be a part of it and get back to my way of playing."
Pageau’s three-point night leads Senators past Flyers, 5-4
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Even without some injured stars, the Ottawa Senators found enough offense and just enough defense to get two points.
Jean-Gabriel Pageau had a goal and two assists, Erik Karlsson added two assists and the Senators beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Thursday night.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Kyle Turris capped Ottawa's comeback from two deficits and pulled the Senators one win from returning to the Eastern Conference final for the first time in 10 years.
Turris scored 6:28 into overtime to lift the Senators to 5-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday for a 3-2 series lead in their second-round series.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson has the Ottawa Senators on the verge of reaching the postseason.
Anderson made 24 saves for his fifth shutout of the season and Erik Karlsson and Tom Pyatt scored in the Senators' 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
The win coupled with Tampa Bay's 4-0 loss to Boston means the Senators need just one point in their final three games to clinch a playoff spot.
Condon makes 29 saves, Senators beat Penguins 4-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa forward Mike Hoffman was asked to shut down Sidney Crosby. Outscoring Pittsburgh's captain was a bonus.
Hoffman scored the winner, and Mike Condon made 29 saves to help the Senators beat the Penguins 4-1 on Thursday night.
"The whole idea with Mike is he's got the speed to skate with anybody in this league," Ottawa coach Guy Boucher said about Hoffman.
Senators beat Blackhawks 4-3 for 3rd straight win
CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Condon was 10 years old the last time Ottawa got a win in Chicago. Yup, it had been that long.
Condon made 23 saves, Derick Brassard and Tom Pyatt scored 10 seconds apart during Ottawa's three-goal second period, and the Senators beat the Blackhawks 4-3 on Tuesday night for their third consecutive victory.
Stone, Smith lead Senators to 6-2 win over Islanders
NEW YORK (AP) — The Ottawa Senators showed patience in waiting for their opportunities and taking advantage of them.
Mark Stone had a goal and two assists, Zack Smith scored twice and the Senators beat the New York Islanders 6-2 Sunday night. Bobby Ryan, Derick Brassard and Tom Pyatt also scored to help Ottawa win for the second time in two nights.
Pyatt, Stone, Kelly lead Ottawa over Arizona 7-4
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Just four games into the season and the Ottawa Senators are already looking to improve on their consistency.
Five Senators had a goal and an assist each as Ottawa defeated the Arizona Coyotes 7-4 on Tuesday night in front of a sparse crowd of 11,061 at Canadian Tire Centre. The win came a day after a 5-1 loss in Detroit where the Senators seemed sluggish.