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Ellers, Hathaway score 45 apart, Capitals beat Lightning 5-2

Dec. 14, 2019 11:17 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals used a quick start during the final period for another win away from home. Lars Eller and Garnet Hathaway scored 45 seconds apart early in the third period and the NHL-leading Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night. Ellers scored from the...

Stamkos scores 2 to lead Lightning past slumping Bruins 3-2

Dec. 12, 2019 11:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Bruins came up just short on back-to-back nights. Steven Stamkos had two goals to extend his recent tear and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the suddenly slumping Bruins 3-2 on Thursday. Patrice Bergeron and John Moore scored for the Bruins, who have lost four straight in...

Stamkos, Vasilevskiy lead Lightning to 2-1 win over Panthers

Dec. 10, 2019 11:59 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning looked plenty fresh in the second leg of back-to-back games. Stamkos and Alex Killorn scored to lead the Lightning over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Tuesday night. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 27 shots for Tampa Bay, which lost 5-1 at home to the...

Varlamov, Nelson lead Islanders past Lightning 5-1

Dec. 9, 2019 11:15 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Islanders showed they have more than just a strong defense. Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 shots, Brock Nelson scored twice in the third period, and the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night. "Our offense isn't maybe the focal point of the conversion but we...

Vasilevskiy has 37 saves, Lightning beat Sharks 7-1

Dec. 7, 2019 11:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning finally looked like the dominating team that tied an NHL record last season with 62 wins. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 37 saves, Steven Stamkos had two power-play goals and an assist, and the Lightning beat the San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Saturday night. “I think the...

Zuccarello leads streaking Wild to 5-4 win over Lightning

Dec. 5, 2019 11:19 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild kept rolling along with a pair of lightning-quick responses against Tampa Bay. Mats Zuccarello had a goal and two assists as the Wild won their fifth consecutive game, 5-4 over the Lightning on Thursday night. Joel Eriksson Ek, Jason Zucker, Carson Soucy and Victor...

NHL fines Predators' Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing

Dec. 4, 2019 11:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has fined Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point during the Lightning’s 3-2 overtime win. The league’s Department of Player Safety announced the fine Wednesday, which is the maximum amount allowed under the...

Kucherov scores in OT to lift Lightning past Predators 3-2

Dec. 4, 2019 12:09 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After giving up the lead midway through the third period, the Tampa Bay Lightning stuck with it and pulled out a needed win in overtime. Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:35 of the extra period to give Tampa Bay a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. Victor Hedman...

Reimer makes 36 saves, Hurricanes beat Lightning 3-2

Nov. 30, 2019 11:02 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — James Reimer didn't get his second consecutive shutout. He settled for a strong outing against high-powered Tampa Bay. Reimer made 36 saves, Sebastian Aho and Jaccob Slavin each had a goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Lightning 3-2 on Saturday night. Reimer made an...

Orlov scores in OT as Capitals beat Lightning 4-3

Nov. 29, 2019 9:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning at their own game on Friday. Dmitry Orlov scored 3:03 into overtime, and the Capitals used their special teams to rally for a 4-3 victory over the Lightning. Orlov, Jakub Vrana and Evgeny Kuznetsov each had a goal and an assist for...