Tampa Bay Lightning put an end to Ottawa Senators winning streak

Lightning forward Martin St. Louis (left) gains a loose puck in front of teammate Tom Pyatt as...

Lightning forward Martin St. Louis (left) gains a loose puck in front of teammate Tom Pyatt as Senators defenceman Marc Methot and goalie Ben Bishop defend at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 25, 2013. (MIKE CARLSON/Reuters)

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:11 AM ET

TAMPA - Checkmate Bishop.

The Senators made a daring move that backfired Friday night by giving backup Ben Bishop his first start, but it turned out size didn't matter as Ottawa saw its three-game winning streak come to a halt with a 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Times Forum.

While it was billed as battle between two giants in net — Bishop (6-foot-7) and Anders Lindback (6-foot-6) — it was the scorers who did the damage as Ryan Malone scored twice in the third period to hand the Senators their first loss of the season.


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