It was the first four-goal effort for both players.
Jason Spezza had four assists and Dany Heatley, who scored four
goals in an 8-0 win over Toronto on Saturday, added two goals
and an assist in the barrage, which marked the second-highest
goal total in franchise history.
In a 3-1-0 stretch, Ottawa has outscored opponents, 25-12, and
is one of just two teams in the NHL with at least 50 goals to
The Senators opened their season with six straight wins, capped
by a 4-1 victory over the Lightning in Tampa Bay on October 21.
Alfredsson and Heatley both scored and Dominik Hasek made 23
saves for Ottawa, which can become the first Eastern Conference
team to reach 10 wins Thursday.
Tampa Bay had a three-game winning streak snapped with Tuesday's
6-4 setback to Atlanta at home. The Lightning held a one-goal
lead on three occassions but allowed four power-play goals in as
many chances in suffering their first home loss since the
setback against the Senators.
Brad Richards scored twice for Tampa Bay, extending his point
streak to four games.