Stone has 2 goals, assist and Sens beat Lightning 5-1

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Mark Stone had two goals and an assist and the Ottawa Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night.

Stone has five goals and three assists in his past four games. He went eight straight without a point prior to this stretch.

The Senators gave the Lightning their second loss in 12 games.

Zack Smith, Shane Prince and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored for Ottawa, and Craig Anderson made 31 saves. Pageau added two assists.

Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 24 of 28 shots for Tampa Bay. J.T. Brown scored the Lightning's only goal.

For the second straight game, the Senators scored first and didn't let up, giving the 17,078 on hand at Canadian Tire Centre something to cheer about.