NHL Highlights | Senators vs. Lightning – April 11, 2024

NHL Highlights | Senators vs. Lightning – April 11, 2024

NHL Highlights | Senators vs. Lightning – April 11, 2024

The Ottawa Senators edged out the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in a dramatic shootout after a seesaw battle throughout regulation and overtime.

NHL Highlights Senators vs Lightning. April 11, 2024

Senators Strike First:

The Senators got off to a strong start with Brady Tkachuk opening the scoring midway through the first period.

Lightning Respond with Two Goals in Second:

The Lightning responded with two goals in the second period. Nikita Kucherov found Point for the first goal, and then Point himself added another one with a beautiful feed from Steven Stamkos.

Game Goes to Overtime:

The third period was a defensive struggle, and the game went to overtime tied at 2-2. Both teams had chances to win it in overtime, but goaltenders Magnus Hellberg for the Senators and Andrei Vasilevskiy for the Lightning made key saves to send the game to a shootout.

Shootout Decides the Winner:

The Senators prevailed in the shootout, with both goalies making big saves. Drake Batherson scored the winning goal for the Senators after both Point and Stamkos were stopped by Matt Murray.

Key Players:

  • Brady Tkachuk: Tkachuk scored the opening goal for the Senators.
  • Connor Point: Point had a goal and an assist for the Lightning.
  • Matt Murray: Murray made several key saves in the shootout to secure the win for the Senators.

Looking Ahead:

This win is a big boost for the Senators as they continue their fight for a playoff spot. The Lightning, on the other hand, will be looking to bounce back and find their offensive rhythm as the season progresses. Both teams will need their goaltenders to continue playing at a high level.

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