The Ottawa Senators haven't earned many points lately, but their offense is starting to show some signs of life.
A game against the Tampa Bay Lightning could help further stimulate the offense and get them a win.
The Senators look to beat the Lightning for a third straight time when the teams meet Tuesday night in Tampa, Fla.
Ottawa is 1-6-2 since beating San Jose 4-1 on Jan. 19, dropping from fourth place in the Eastern Conference to seventh. A sputtering offense has been the biggest reason for the Senators' struggles as they had combined for nine goals during a seven-game skid immediately following the win over the Sharks.
Ottawa (28-22-8) broke out of that funk Thursday with a 4-3 victory over Nashville to snap the losing streak and followed with a 4-3 overtime loss to Edmonton on Saturday.
"We haven't been playing really good lately," defenseman Erik Karlsson said. "It feels like we're on the right track, though. We've got to move forward and play better as a team for 60 mi...