They made that way harder than it had to be.
Johan Holmqvist  stopped 26 of 29 shots faced before stopping 3 of 4 shooters in penalty shots for the shootout win.
Ottawa 7:05, Daniel Alfredsson 18 (Joe Corvo, Jason Spezza)
Tampa Bay 9:08, Filip Kuba  3 (Martin St. Louis, Vaclav Prospal )
Ottawa 18:03, Daniel Alfredsson 19 (Dany Heatley, Christoph Schubert)
Ottawa 18:39, Wade Redden 4 (Daniel Alfredsson, Dany Heatley)
The Lightning carried a 2 goal lead into the final 2 minutes of the game before collapsing to allow Ottawa to steal a point.
Mathieu Darche had a goal in 16:44 with 2 penalty minutes, 2 shots on goal, and 3 hits.
Mike Lundin  was even in 13:29 with 2 penalty minutes.