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Post-game report: Ottawa 4 Tampa Bay 0

Monday, 03.6.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Post-game report: Ottawa 4 Tampa Bay 0

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Ray Emery stopped 31 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Ottawa Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Monday night.

Emery, who is filling in for the injured Dominik Hasek, helped the Senators win their fifth straight game. Hasek, a six-time Vezina Trophy winner, injured his groin 5 minutes into his first Olympic game with the Czech Republic on Feb. 15.

Antoine Vermette, Jason Spezza, Mike Fisher and Peter Schaefer scored for the Northeast Division-leading Senators. Ottawa is 37-0 when scoring four or more goals.

Sean Burke made 30 saves for Tampa Bay. The defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning, who open a five-game road trip Tuesday at Pittsburgh, have been outscored 18-4 in three consecutive losses since the end of the Olympic break.

Vermette put the Senators up 1-0 at 2:35 of the first. He scored from the low slot off a pass from Christoph Schubert following a Lightning turnover.

Emery made 13 saves in the first, including in-close shots by Ryan Craig and Vinny Prospal during a Tampa Bay power play.

Ottawa went ahead 3-0 in the second on goals 1 minute, 31 seconds apart by Spezza (11:38) and Fisher (13:09).

Tampa Bay right wing Evgeny Artyukhin received a match penalty at 17:53 of the second during a scrum after he checked Vermette into the boards. Vermette was given a roughing minor.

Schaefer made it 4-0 with 12:41 left.

Notes: Ottawa is 17-2-1-0 in its last 20 games against the Lightning. ... Fisher has a career-high 20 goals. ... Lightning RW Rob DiMaio didn't play because of a lower back injury. ... Ottawa RW Dany Heatley extended his point streak to five games with an assist on Spezza's goal. He has four assists and seven points during the stretch.

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ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
2 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
3 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
4 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
5 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
6 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
7 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
8 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Karlsson 82 21 45 7 66
M. Stone 80 26 38 21 64
K. Turris 82 24 40 5 64
B. Ryan 78 18 36 5 54
M. Hoffman 79 27 21 16 48
M. Zibanejad 80 20 26 0 46
C. MacArthur 62 16 20 -6 36
M. Michalek 66 13 21 3 34
D. Legwand 80 9 18 1 27
A. Chiasson 76 11 15 -5 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Anderson 14 13 8 .923 2.49
R. Lehner 9 12 3 .905 3.02