Game 34 Prediction Panel: Ottawa Senators @ Tampa Bay Lightning

Sens return to Tampa for a rematch

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4-2 Senators
GWG: Mike Hoffman

The Lightning suffered a shocking 5-3 loss after leading 3-0 against Washington on Friday. They just don't seem to be the same team this year. The Senators stars will be too much to contain.

Record: 19-14, 22 Points
0 Exact Scores, 3 Game Winning Goals

3-2 Lightning
GWG: Cedric Paquette

Marred in distractions, Tampa Bay comes out flying to enter the break on a high note with three quick goals. The Senators try to catch up, but are stymied by Ben Bishop.

Record: 16-17, 18 Points
2 Exact Scores, 0 Game Winning Goals

3-1 Senators
GWG: Mike Hoffman

Sens probably deserved at least a bit better fate the last time these two teams met. I think they make up for that tonight.

Record: 17-16, 20 Points
3 Exact Scores, 0 Game Winning Goals

4-3 Senators
GWG: Mike Hoffman

After Team Silver Nation downs Team Mullet 18-12 at the #SensBloggerClassic, we’ll all head over to the bar and watch the Sens down the Lightning.

Record: 18-15, 22 Points
2 Exact Scores, 2 Game Winning Goals

3-2 Lightning
GWG: Nikita Kucherov

The Sens lose a tough one in overtime against the Lightning. They would get more than their fair share of opportunities to win it, but are unable to capitalize on their chances.

Record: 18-15, 23 Points
2 Exact Scores, 3 Game Winning Goals

3-2 Lightning
GWG: Steven Stamkos

Stamkos breaks out of his season-long slump at the worst time and his three point night carries the Bolts past the Sens in a tightly-played affair.

Record: 20-13, 21 Points
0 Exact Scores, 1 Game Winning Goals

5-3 Lightning
GWG: Nikita Kucherov

Ottawa plays just like last time in Tampa: fall behind early, have a couple lapses that let the Bolts extend the lead, then mount a comeback too late to actually make the game close.

Record: 17-16, 18 Points
0 Exact Scores, 1 Game Winning Goals

4-3 Lightning
GWG: Vladislav Namestnikov

Ottawa can't keep up with an underperforming but extremely talented Lightning team, and they lose for the 2nd time this month against them. For the game-winning goal, I just really wanted to say Namestnikov because of how great a name that is.

Record: 15-18, 19 Points
1 Exact Scores, 3 Game Winning Goals

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