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2009-04-11 21:33:15

Colby Armstrong had two goals and Kari Lehtonen had 33 saves Saturday in the Atlanta Thrashers' 6-2 win over Tampa Bay. Eric Perrin, Ilya Kovalchuk, Ron Hainsey and Colin Stuart scored for Atlanta in the season-finale for both teams. Matt Pettinger and Steven Stamkos scored for the Lightning (24-40-18), which ended the season with nine straight losses.

2009-04-04 20:58:58

Yann Danis stopped 29-of-30 shots Saturday when the New York Islanders skated to a 3-1 win over the Tampa Lightning. The lone goal Danis surrendered in the battle of place teams -- the Islanders in the Atlantic Division and the Lightning in the Southeast -- was Matt Pettinger's (power play) at 16:38 of the second period. Richard Park scored in the first for New York.

2009-02-14 22:07:36

Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 38th goal Saturday night and the Washington Capitals built a 3-0 first-period lead en route to a 5-1 win over Tampa Bay. The Southeast Division-leading Capitals also got a goal from high-scoring Mike Green, who established an NHL record for defensemen with a goal in his eighth straight contest (power play) at 5:33 of the second period. Alexander Semin had a goal and two assists.

2009-02-12 21:51:03

Ryan Malone scored two of Tampa Bay's four first-period goals Thursday and the Lightning held on to defeat Toronto 6-4. Martin St. Louis registered four points, running his season total to 54, while helping Tampa Bay win for the second time in three games.

2009-02-07 23:23:33

Mike McKenna recorded his first career NHL shutout Saturday night, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning record a 1-0 victory against the New York Islanders. The game's lone goal was scored by Gary Roberts at 13:34 of the third period.