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ST. LOUIS -- Center Kyle Turris scored in the fifth round of the shootout and goaltender Robin Lehner made 46 saves in regulation and overtime and three more in the shootout to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday.

Ottawa broke a two-game losing streak with the win.

St. Louis lost to an Eastern Conference foe at home for the first time in 10 games this season.

Center Jason Spezza had a goal and two assists for Ottawa. Turris, left winger Milan Michalek and defenseman Erik Karlsson also the scored for the Senators.

Center Stephane Da Costa and Michalek also converted in the shootout for the winners.

Right winger David Backes, center T.J. Oshie, left winger Brenden Morrow and defenseman Jordan Leopold scored for the Blues .

St. Louis goalie Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves, but allowed the three shootout goals in the loss.

Spezza capped off a three-goal blitz in 2:35 of the third period to give the Senators their first lead, 4-3. His wrist shot from the top of the circle beat Halak at 8:27.

St. Louis tied the game 4-4 with 8:52 remaining on Leopold's shot, which deflected off the arm of Lehner. It was Leopold's first goal of the season.

Oshie broke a 1-1 tie with a strange goal at 15:09 of the second period. His shot bounced off the glove of Lehner and got stuck in the upper part of the net that was apparently hidden by Lehner's water bottle. Officials, fans and most players believed that the puck had deflected out of play.

During the timeout, while the ice girls cleaned the ice and most players went to the bench, Oshie skated around the net and spotted the puck still stuck in the netting. He pointed out his finding to the referee and, after a review, Oshie was credited with his 13rd goal of the season.

Backes capitalized on the momentum from the strange tally by scoring his 20th of the season with 4.7 seconds left in the second period for a 3-1 cushion. The Blues captain converted off a cross-ice pass from winger Jaden Schwartz.

Michalek and Turris scored in a span of 1:10 in the third period to tie the game.

Morrow gave the Blues a 1-0 lead with goal at 14:08 of the first period. He has at least one point in his last seven games against the Senators.

The Blues had a season-high 50 shots on goal.

NOTES: Ottawa D Chris Phillips missed his fifth consecutive game due to a lower-body injury. ... G Jaroslav Halak faced Ottawa for the first time as a member of the Blues. ... The Blues beat Ottawa 5-2 in the last meeting between the teams in St. Louis on Nov. 19, 2010. Current St. Louis G Brian Elliott was in net for the Senators. ... Senators G Craig Anderson got the night off after facing 48 shots in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Penguins in Pittsburgh on Monday. ... Ottawa's Erik Karlsson, who led all NHL defensemen with 52 points entering play Tuesday, recorded an assist in the third period. ... St. Louis D Alex Pietrangelo missed part of the first period with an upper-body injury but returned to the contest. ... Ottawa has outscored its opponents 57-56 in the first period this season, the only period in which the Senators hold an advantage.

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