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Dan Bulsa of the Ottawa Senators and the Hockey Night in Canada broadcast team.

Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean speaks during the broadcast.

The Ottawa Senators beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 2-1, in overtime.

Senators coach Tom MacArthur says the team will not change their style of play.

Senators forward Erik Karlsson, right, talks with the media after scoring against the Florida Panthers, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla.

The Panthers won the game 3-2.

(AP Photo/Nick Wass) Ottawa Senators (5-5-0, 30 points) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (5,4-2, 21 points) at MTS Centre 7 p.m.

ET Saturday, Fox Sports West, FS1, TVA Sports, NHL Network (Channel 8) The Tampa Bay Lighting are coming off a disappointing 5-4 loss to the Edmonton Oilers, who defeated them 3-1 on Saturday.

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman had four shots on goal.

The Lightning are 0-5 against the Ottawa Sens.

“We know we need to find a way to get out of our own zone more often,” Lightning forward Steven Stamkos said.

“When you’re trying to do that, it’s very difficult.

We’ll take the shots and keep them there.”

Forward Vincent Lecavalier scored a goal and a pair of assists.

Forward Steven Stammer, who leads the Lightning with 20 goals, scored his third goal of the season.

“I don’t think I have any doubt we can win,” Stammer said.

Ottawa’s Alex Killorn scored two goals, a power-play goal, and an empty-netter in the third period to help the Senators earn a 4-3 win over the Lightning on Saturday at Mirt.

He also scored his first career hat trick.

The Senators are coming into the game having won four straight games against Tampa Bay.

The Sens are 4-2-0 against the Lightning and 5-3-0 overall.

The last time the Sens faced Tampa Bay was Feb. 24, 2006, a 5-2 victory.

The two teams have not played each other since 2006.

The NHL’s official television schedule for tonight includes: Washington Capitals at Detroit Red Wings, 7:30 p..m.; Nashville Predators at Florida Panthers.

Ottawa at Buffalo Sabres, 7 p and 11 p.