TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Jason Spezza scored in regulation and had the only goal in a shootout, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.
Erik Karlsson had a goal and two assists to help the Senators snap a six-game losing streak. Karlsson, the top-scoring defenseman in the NHL with 68 points, opened the scoring 3:57 into the game with his career-high 20th goal.
Seventy seconds after Karlsson scored, Nikita Kucherov snapped a shot past goalie Robin Lehner to pull Tampa Bay even at 1.
Ottawa took a 3-1 lead midway through the second period, when Spezza and Kyle Turris scored 44 seconds apart against former Senators goalie Ben Bishop.
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