OTTAWA (AP) – Martin Havlat and Daniel Alfredsson scored goals for Ottawa, one night after each tied the team record with four goals, leading the Senators to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.

Dany Heatley, who scored Ottawa’s other two goals in a 10-4 victory in Buffalo on Wednesday night, assisted on Alfredsson’s first-period goal to extend his team-record points streak to 12 games to begin the season.

The Senators moved ahead of idle Montreal for first place in the Northeast Division and the Eastern Conference with 20 points.

Wade Redden scored his sixth goal 6:32 into the third to put the Senators up 3-2. Mike Fisher added his second of the season at 8:48 to restore Ottawa’s two-goal lead.

Vincent Lecavalier and Brad Richards scored power-play goals for Tampa Bay, which lost its second straight following a season-high, three-game winning streak.

Senators goalie Dominik Hasek stopped 31 shots to improve to 7-2-0.

Havlat scored his sixth of the season – his fifth in two games since returning from a five-game suspension for kicking Boston’s Hal Gill – 7:13 in to open the scoring. Alfredsson, who had six points against the Sabres, made it 2-0 on his 12th goal 31 seconds later.

Richards drew the Lightning within one before the end of the period, scoring his sixth of the season to complete a fine passing play with Martin St. Louis and Vinnie Prospal. Lecavalier evened it at 2 with his ninth goal 4:12 into the third, also with the man advantage.

Notes: Lightning goalie John Grahame made 27 saves. … Alfredsson has six goals and seven assists in his last five games. … The Senators have 58 goals in 12 games.

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