NHL Game Night: 1-14-10 Panthers at Lightning

Thoroughly disappointing.

FLA-3
TB-2

Antero Niittymaki allowed 3 goals on 29 shots for the loss.

First Period
FLA 5:58, Horton 16 (Weiss, Frolik)
TB 9:40, Halpern 9 (Lecavalier, Tanguay)
TB 12:40, Downie 10 (Malone, Szczechura)

Second Period
NO SCORING

Third Period
FLA 8:53, Stillman 7 (Reinprecht, Dvorak)
FLA 12:21, Olesz 11 (unassisted)

The Lightning played 40 minutes of very solid hockey, only to take their foot off the gas a bit and have a couple of mistakes by defensemen find their way into the back of the net to cost them the game in the third. It was very disheartening. This team, for some reason, insists on doing things the hard way this season.

Paul Szczechura had 1 assist, 1 hit, 1 blocked shot, and he was 64% on draws in 14:33.

Box score and extended statistics from NHL.com.