Found February 20, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
The Tampa Bay Lightning took advantage of a tired Toronto Maple Leafs team and claimed a 4-2 victory at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Contributions from all areas of the roster propelled the Lightning in a game that can only be described as an improvement compared to recent contests. Steven Stamkos and Vincent Lecavalier scored, Benoit Pouliot compiled three assists, and Anders Lindback was relativ...
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