Lightning reach rare NHL milestone with Senators win

The Tampa Bay Lightning celebrated a rare milestone thanks to Monday's 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

Tampa Bay became only the third NHL team ever to record 60 wins in a season.

The Lightning join the Detroit Red Wings, who completed the feat in 1995-96, and the Montreal Canadiens (1976-77).

Tampa Bay improved to 60-15-4 for the season following the win. They have just three regular-season games remaining. 

The Lightning clinched the top seed in the Atlantic Division on March 18, and earned the Presidents' Trophy – awarded to the NHL team that finish with the most points in the regular season. 

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