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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Valtteri Filppula assisted on three of Tampa Bay's four goals, and the Lightning beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Friday night for their third NHL preseason win in three days.
Artem Sergeev, Brett Connolly, Ondrej Palat and Pierre-Cedric Labrie had goals for the Lightning (3-0), who will host the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
Ben Bishop, who grew up in St. Louis, and Anders Lindback split time in goal for the Lightning. Bishop stopped 14 of 15 shots. Lindback made 13 saves on 15 shots.
Corey Locke had a goal and assist for the Blues, who were beaten by the Lightning 4-3 in a shootout on Wednesday. Alexander Steen and T.J. Oshie added goals.
Jaroslav Halak made his first preseason start in goal and played the entire game, making 19 saves.
BEST OF MAXIM
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Brett Connolly had two goals and Steven Stamkos also scored to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Nashville Predators 5-1 on Thursday night.
The Lightning jumped out to a fast start, with Connolly and Ondrej Palat scoring in the first 6:51 of the game.
Stamkos' first goal of the preseason lifted Tampa Bay to a 3-0 lead early in the second.
ST. LOUIS -- Ideally, this comeback story would have had a fancy first chapter; refreshed, he would immediately show how much his slimmed down, strengthened frame was going to help him this season.
So much for that.
"I felt OK, but it was like everything went in," Jaroslav Halak said. "All the weird bounces tonight. It was one of those games. Everything goes the...
Brett Connolly scored twice Victor Hedman had a pair of assists and the Lightning won for the second consecutive night defeating Nashville 5-1 in front of an announced crowd of 10332 at The Forum.
Richard Panik Ondrej Palat and Steven Stamkos also scored for Tampa Bay which improved to 2-0 in the preseason. Riku Helenius stopped all 15 shots he faced in 30:43 of ice time while Cedrick...
Jonathan Drouin scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Florida Panthers 5-4 in a preseason game Saturday night.
Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists in regulation for the Lighting (4-0-0), putting them ahead 4-3 at the 7:35 mark of the third period before Bobby Butler tied it for the Panthers (2-2-1) with 58 seconds remaining - his second...
Keith Aucoin, one of the signings the Blues made over the summer, was placed on waivers earlier this week. On Friday morning he cleared waivers, giving the Blues the ability to move him down to the AHL if they so desire. Due to the structure of his one-way, $625,000 contract, the Blues had to send him through waivers before they could assign him to their AHL affiliate, the Chicago...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Jonathan Drouin scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Florida Panthers 5-4 in a preseason game Saturday night.
Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists in regulation for the Lighting (4-0-0), putting them ahead 4-3 at the 7:35 mark of the third period before Bobby Butler tied it for the Panthers (2-2-1) with 58 seconds...
The Predators traveled to Tampa to face the Tampa Bay Lightning for what was technically their third preseason game. The Lightning came out on top 5-1 although being outshot 32-21. Matt Cullen tallied what was their only goal of the night in the third period to avoid the shutout. Even though the Lightning won decicesively, the Predators were able to come away with positives...
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Patrik Berglund scored a power-play goal in overtime to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.Berglund collected a rebound of Alex Pietrangelo's blast that bounced off the glass behind the Dallas net. Berglund's first goal gave the Blues their second win over the Stars this preseason.Pietrangelo tied the game at...