Steven Stamkos scored his league-leading 41st and 42nd goals of the season and added an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Stamkos put the Lightning up 1-0 when he poked a loose puck past goalie Jonas Hiller on a power play 28 seconds into the game. The center, who has five goals and eight points during a three-game point streak, made it 2-0 with an in-close rebound goal at 17:58 of the first.
Tampa Bay also got a goal and two assists from Teddy Purcell. The Lightning have won three in a row and are 10-3-2 in the last 15 games.
Saku Koivu and Bobby Ryan both had a goal and an assist for the Ducks, who had picked up at least a point (6-0-3) in their previous nine games. Anaheim dropped to 4-1-2 on an eight-game road trip.
Tampa Bay was without captain Vincent Lecavalier, who will be sidelined indefinitely by a broken right hand. The team announced during the first period that Lecavalier, hurt in Saturday night's 2-1 win over Washing...