Four games remain on the season for the Tampa Bay Lightning (47-24-7), split equally between home and away. Tonight they finish their time in Canada with a game at Canadian Tire Centre against a club in its final gasps to make the playoffs, the Ottawa Senators (38-26-12).
The Senators are 3 points behind the Boston Bruins for the final wild card slot in the Eastern Conference, Four of it's remaining six games of the season (including tonight) are against teams slated for the playoffs (Tampa Bay, Washington, Pittsburgh and the New York Rangers). Indeed, the Senators are in must-win situations now if they truly want to make the 2015 playoffs, and it's a daunting task. Follow @RawCharge