Game 65 Prediction Panel: Tampa Bay Lightning @ Ottawa Senators

Sens will try to bottle the Lightning

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5-1 Lightning
GWG: Steven Stamkos

The Senators are no match for Tampa Bay in this one. This one gets ugly fast.

Record: 34-30, 39 Points
1 Exact Scores, 4 Game Winning Goals

5-1 Lightning
GWG: Tyler Johnson

This one isn’t going to be fun. The Bolts, with no distractions and a couple of deadline day adds, thoroughly rout the Senators

Record: 32-32, 39 Points
6 Exact Scores, 1 Game Winning Goals

3-2 Senators
GWG: Mark Stone

Record: 30-34, 34 Points
3 Exact Scores, 1 Game Winning Goals

4-2 Lightning
GWG: Steven Stamkos

At the time, I thought the Bishop trade was a steal for Ottawa.

Record: 33-31, 44 Points
5 Exact Scores, 6 Game Winning Goals

4-2 Senators
GWG: Mike Hoffman

The Sens unexpectedly lit up the Lightning last time... no idea how it happened, but chalk them up for another W tonight.

Record: 32-32, 38 Points
2 Exact Scores, 4 Game Winning Goals

3-2 Lightning
GWG: Nikita Kucherov

Perfect timing for a loss against an Eastern Conference rival.

Record: 1-3, 1 Points
0 Exact Scores, 0 Game Winning Goals

4-2 Lightning
GWG: Nikita Kucherov

The Bolts are back on track to defend their Eastern Conference title; the Sens will have a tough time hanging around in this one.

Record: 33-31, 37 Points
1 Exact Scores, 3 Game Winning Goals

5-1 Senators
GWG: Mark Stone

Remember the last time these two teams met? Ottawa dominated the full 60 minutes, and I fully expect to see the same thing again.

Record: 27-37, 29 Points
1 Exact Scores, 1 Game Winning Goals

4-1 Lightning
GWG: Nikita Kucherov

The Lightning are playing more like the team that people expected them to be, and that's not good for Ottawa. Pound for pound, Tampa is just better at everything. This matchup is always hard.

Record: 29-35, 39 Points
4 Exact Scores, 6 Game Winning Goals

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