NHL Hockey

Tampa Bay Lightning (7-1-1)


Tue. 10/17 Thu. 10/19 Sat. 10/21 Tue. 10/24 Thu. 10/26
@ NJ 
4-5
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@ Cls 
W 2-0
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vs. Pit 
W 7-1
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@ Car 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ETNaN:� BRT
vs. Det 
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 PM MST6:30 PM EST3:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ETNaN:� BRT

Lightning strikes twice, burns Penguins again

(TSX / STATS) -- TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay's high-octane offense rolled through the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions for the second time in 10 days.

Steven Stamkos tied a career high with four points while Nikita Kucherov scored twice and finished with a season-high three points as the Lightning defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 7-1 on Saturday at Amalie Arena.

Rookie defenseman Mikhail Sergachev had his third consecutive multi-point game and scored his third goal in the past two games. Yanni Gourde and Brayden Point also finished with a goal and two points.

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Leaders
Points: S. Stamkos18
Plus/Minus: A. Stralman10
Shots on Goal: N. Kucherov34
PIM: N. Kucherov14
Win: A. Vasilevskiy7
Shutouts: A. Vasilevskiy1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 36 (2)
Shots: 272 (11)
PP%: 28.9% (5)
Penalty Minutes: 91 (10)
Assists: 64 (1)
SH Goals: 1 (16)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
Tampa Bay 7 1 1 15
Toronto 6 2 0 12
Ottawa 4 1 3 11
Detroit 4 3 1 9
Boston 3 3 1 7
Florida 3 4 0 6
Buffalo 2 5 2 6
Montreal 1 6 1 3
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 23 (16)
Shots Against: 316 (2)
PK%: 81.1% (16)
Penalty Minutes: 103 (6)
Shutouts: 1 (11)
Sv%: 0.927 (4)
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/19 C. Paquette Undisclosed injury (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/11 J. Wisniewski Signed with European team EC Kassel Huskies (Germany2)
10/9 M. Bournival Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
10/2 C. Conacher Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
10/1 N. Riopel Sent to minors Adirondack-ECHL
9/29 A. Volkov Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
9/28 A. Lipanov Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
9/26 J. Tambellini Retired
9/25 B. Howden Assigned to Junior Club Moose Jaw-WHL
9/25 A. Erne Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
9/25 M. Joseph Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
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