Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Sami Salo (6) steals the puck from Ottawa Senators right wing Erik Condra (22) during the third period at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-1. - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Martin St. Louis scored two goals, Ben Bishop won his 15th game this season, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Thursday night.
Valtteri Filppula also scored for the Lightning, who were coming off consecutive shutout losses to Columbus (1-0) and Pittsburgh (3-0). Ondrej Palat had two assists.
Ottawa got a goal from Patrick Wiercioch.
St. Louis beat goalie Robin Lehner from just outside the crease to give Tampa Bay a 2-1 advantage 13:19 into the second. The Lightning captain tied Jason Arnott for 91st place on the NHL points list with 938.
Filppula's goal from the left circle made it 3-1 at 10:56 of the third.
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