Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 1/19/13

NEW YORK - JANUARY 19: Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates against the New York Rangers on January 19, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Martin St. Louis and Eric Brewer each scored two goals as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 6-3 in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. St. Louis added an assist, while Vincent Lecavalier and Cory Conacher also scored goals for the Lightning. Joel Ward scored twice and Wojtek Wolski also had a goal for the Capitals, who lost in Adam Oates' NHL coaching debut. St. Louis' drive from above the left circle during a 5-on-3 power play gave Tampa Bay a 4-3 advantage at 4:47 of the third. Conacher, who had an assist in first NHL game, scored his first goal to extend the lead to 5-3 with 6:36 to go. Brewer scored his second goal late in the third.
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