The Ottawa Senators (38-35-7) defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning (45-29-6) 7-4 on Saturday evening in Ottawa. Tampa Bay finished 0-3 on the last road trip of the regular season.
Victor Hedman had a goal and an assist while Steven Stamkos had three assists in the game. Backup goaltender Brian Elliott went 33-for-39 in net for the Lightning.
Tampa Bay now knows they will finish third in the Atlantic Division, and begin the postseason on the road against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Lightning are down to the final two games of the regular season this week. They return home to host the Toronto Maple Leafs in the penultimate game of the regular season on Tuesday night. Puck drop between Tampa Bay and Toronto is scheduled for 7:00 PM on Tuesday at Amalie Arena.
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