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Sport Senators end Lightning's point streak

05:45  14 march  2018
05:45  14 march  2018 Source:   reuters.com

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Miller, who has five goals and nine points in seven games since being traded to the Lightning , opened the scoring at 4:19 of the first period. He finished the play after stripping the puck from Senators captain Erik Karlsson, but the visitors ran roughshod the rest of the way. Magnus Paajarvi tied the game at 7

Miller, who has five goals and nine points in seven games since being traded to the Lightning , opened the scoring at 4:19 of the first period. He finished the play after stripping the puck from Senators captain Erik Karlsson, but the visitors ran roughshod the rest of the way.

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Hoffman, who scored twice, has compiled 20 or more goals in all four of his full NHL seasons.

BOX SCORE: SENATORS 7, LIGHTNING 4

J.T. Miller responded with three goals for the Lightning, his first career hat trick.

Miller, who has five goals and nine points in seven games since being traded to the Lightning, opened the scoring at 4:19 of the first period. He finished the play after stripping the puck from Senators captain Erik Karlsson, but the visitors ran roughshod the rest of the way.

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Miller, who has five goals and nine points in seven games since being traded to the Lightning , opened the scoring at 4:19 of the first period. He finished the play after stripping the puck from Senators captain Erik Karlsson, but the visitors ran roughshod the rest of the way.

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Magnus Paajarvi tied the game at 7:47 of the first with a rebound tally. Dzingel unloaded a bullet of a shot from the circle for a power-play goal exactly three minutes later, giving him the 20-goal milestone for the first time in his career. Tom Pyatt scored at 11:24 of the opening frame to make it a 3-1 Ottawa lead.

Miller notched his second of the night at 2:03 of the second period to pull the Lightning within one, but the Senators pulled away.

Marian Gaborik netted a man-advantage marker at 7:18 of the second and then Hoffman tallied at 13:44 to make it a 5-2 affair.

Miller scored a second power-play goal a couple of minutes later, but Karlsson tallied with 90 seconds left in the middle frame after his cross-ice pass banked in off the stick of Chris Kunitz to make it 6-3.

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While the Senators now have just their third two-game since early December, the loss, Tampa’s second in 12 games, ended the Lightning ’ s winning streak at three games. Meanwhile, the Senators ’ next game is in Detroit Tuesday, and it’s a big one. The win over the Lightning gives them 56 points , four

They are 5-0-1 since and boast an eight-game point streak . The Lightning have passed the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens, and have Injury report: Senators forward Bobby Ryan left the game Saturday after crashing into the end boards and won't play in this game or Tuesday against the

Hoffman notched his second goal of the game early in the third period. Pyatt, Gaborik, Dzingel, Karlsson, Cody Ceci and Matt Duchene all had two-point games for the Senators, who beat both Florida squads in consecutive nights. Alexandre Burrows collected an assist in his 900th career game, and Erik Burgdoerfer earned his first career point with a helper.

Tampa Bay's Ryan McDonagh rounded the scoring with 7:16 remaining. Nikita Kucherov -- who leads the NHL scoring race -- collected three assists for the Lightning, as did Steven Stamkos. Victor Hedman had two assists.

Lightning starting goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy, who surrendered six goals on 29 shots, was pulled in favor of Peter Budaj for the third period. Budaj stopped three of the four shots he faced.

--Field Level Media

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