Found January 27, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Lightning continued the streak it liked -- winning at home -- and curtailed the one it didn't -- struggling mightily in the second period -- while thumping the ineffective Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 Sunday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Martin St. Louis had four assists, and five different Tampa Bay players scored goals as the Southeast Division-leading Lightning (4-1-0) improved to 3-0 at home. The Flyers (2-4-0) had a two-game win streak snapped while going 0-for-6 on the power play and allowing two man-down goals. Tampa Bay goalie Anders Lindback relinquished a suspect goal in the opening minute, but the Lightning regrouped after captain and infrequent fighter Vincent Lecavalier tussled with the Flyers' Luke Schenn four minutes later. Tampa Bay coach Guy Boucher said his bench was so enlivened, "I had to calm the guys down." Tampa Bay's second power-play goal of the first period gave the Lightning a 3-1 lead with 1:04 left when Lec...
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