By Dave Hart

Red Wings 5, Senators 3 –Detroit Red Wings offense woke up on Saturday as they defeated Ottawa in the second game of back-to-back games against the Senators.

LSJ Logo incertTomas Tatar, Gustav Nyquist and Danny DeKeyser each picked up a goal and an assist, while Niklas Kronwall had two assists.

Detroit’s goaltender Petr Mrazek picked up the victory, stopping 33-of-36 shots by the Senators.

Detroit is now 5-5-1 on the season, good for 11 points and a fifth place tie in the Atlantic Division.Eye on the D

The Red Wings will host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.

Record: 5-5-1   11 pts

Tied for 5th Place in Atlantic Division (9 pts behind Montreal)

Tied for 11th Place in Eastern Conference (9 pts behind Montreal)

2 pts behind New Jersey for the last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch 25th straight playoff berth: 145 pts

Magic # to clinch Atlantic Division title: 150 pts

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference: 150 pts

Next Game: 11/03/2015 vs Tampa Bay Lightning 7:30 p.m. @ Joe Louis Arena

Stats: Goals- Tomas Tatar (3), Gustav Nyquist (5), Jonathan Ericcson (1), Dylan Larkin (3), Danny DeKeyser (1). Assists- Niklas Kronwall 2 (4), Henrik Zetterberg 2 (11), DeKeyser (1), Luke Glendening (1), Darren Helm (1), Nyquist (4), Riley Sheahan (2), Tatar (4) Goaltender- Petr Mrazek W (3-3-0) 33 saves on 36 shots.