The Ottawa Senators have had an up & down affair since beating Detroit on the 12th of this month. Two nights ago, the Sens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 8-4, in a game that saw Daniel Alfredsson score 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points! Fellow top linemate Jason Spezza had 2 goals and an assist, while Antoine Vermette, Dean McAmmond & Randy Robitaille had the other 3 goals. Senators D Wade Redden had his 300th career assist on Vermette’s goal.
This was the first win after 3 losses. A 3-5 loss to Florida, 1-6 to Philly & 0-2 loss to Tampa Bay. Before that Ottawa had won 5-1 at home against the Carolina Hurricanes. Before that win and the one against Detroit there were loses to Washington 2-4 & a 1-3 loss to the New York Islanders.
Antoine Vermette had 3 goals during this period.