NHL Hockey

Tampa Bay Lightning (2-0)


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vs. Chi 
W 5-1
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vs. Chi 
W 5-2
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vs. Dal 
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vs. Dal 
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Stamkos, Palat lift Lightning over Blackhawks again

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist each, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Friday night.

Yanni Gourde and Blake Coleman added a goal and an assist and Alex Killorn also scored as Tampa Bay completed a sweep in a season-opening two-game set against Chicago. The Lightning are 16-1-2 against the Blackhawks since the 2010-11 season.

Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 34 shots for Tampa Bay, which started the season with consecutive victories for the first time since 2016-17 and eighth time in franchise history.

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Leaders
Points: S. Stamkos5
Plus/Minus: M. Sergachev5
Shots on Goal: B. Point9
PIM: B. Goodrow4
Win: A. Vasilevskiy2
Shutouts: None 
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 10 (3)
Shots: 70 (7)
PP%: 28.6% (11)
Penalty Minutes: 14 (22)
Assists: 19 (2)
SH Goals: 0 (24)
Standings
Central
  W L OTL Pts
Tampa Bay 2 0 0 4
Nashville 2 0 0 4
Detroit 1 1 0 2
Carolina 1 1 0 2
Columbus 0 2 0 0
Chicago 0 2 0 0
Dallas 0 0 0 0
Florida 0 0 0 0
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 3 (27)
Shots Against: 60 (19)
PK%: 71.4% (22)
Penalty Minutes: 14 (22)
Shutouts: 0 (24)
Sv%: 0.950 (3)
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/3 M. Gaborik Back (IR)
1/3 A. Nilsson Concussion (IR)
1/3 N. Kucherov Hip (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/15 T. Johnson Called up from minors from taxi squad
1/15 L. Schenn Called up from minors from taxi squad
1/15 A. Borgman Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/15 C. Foote Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/15 B. Nieves Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
1/13 L. Schenn Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/13 C. Gibson Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/13 G. Smith Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/13 T. Johnson Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/13 L. Witkowski Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
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