Mike Smith made a statement tonight, helping the Lightning exorcise some demons in what has been their own personal house of horrors.
Smith allowed just 1 goal on 36 shots for the victory.
Norfolk gets their hats fed to them in the third period against the Pens.
Jonathan Boutin allowed 4 goals on 37 shots for the loss.
WBS Gove, (15) , 2:06
NOR Henrich, (12) (Quick, Wanvig), 11:10
NOR Kvapil, (2) , 13:57 (SH)
WBS D'Aversa, (3) (Letestu), 3:09
WBS Lovejoy, (1) (Letestu, Bonvie), 8:03
WBS Gove, (16) (Daoust, Goligoski), 9:53
NOR Klinkhammer, (9) (Kvapil), 14:17
WBS Gove, (17) (Brent, Filewich), 19:45 (EN)
Kevin Quick has 3 assists and a +3 rating in his last 4 games.
Box score from TheAHL.com.
Andreas Holmqvist had 2 penalty minutes as Frolunda defeated Farjestads 3-1 in Game One of their opening round Elitserien playoff series. Farjestads finished the regular season in 4th in the league while Frolunda finished 6th.
BCHL Coastal Conference Semifinals
Game 3: No.2 Langley Chiefs 6 @ No.5 Victoria Grizzlies 4
Victoria leads Best of 7 Series 2-1
W Justin Courtnall, VIC:
Game: 0-1-1, 0 PIM
Series: 3 GP, 0-1-1, 6 PIM
Playoffs: 8 GP, 2-1-3, 10 PIM
Victoria failed to take a stranglehold on the series at home, losing 6-4. The Grizzlies had cut Langleyâ€™s lead to 5-4 with 51 seconds remaining in the game, but the Chiefs added a late empty netter. Game 4 is tonight (Wednesday) in Victoria.
Goal support is a beautiful thing.
Karri Ramo allowed 4 goals on 24 shots for the win.
Tampa Bay 6:51, Michel Ouellet 13 (power play) (Jeff Halpern, Dan Boyle)
Tampa Bay 12:09, Vincent Lecavalier 34 (power play) (Martin St. Louis, Jeff Halpern)
NY Islanders 17:05, Bill Guerin 21 (Brendan Witt, Radek Martinek)
Tampa Bay 4:58, Vincent Lecavalier 35 (Dan Boyle, Alexandre Picard)
NY Islanders 10:22, Ben Walter 1 (power play) (Blake Comeau, Bryan Berard)
Tampa Bay 17:43, Vincent Lecavalier 36 (Martin St. Louis, Jussi Jokinen)
Tampa Bay 18:15, Michel Ouellet 14 (Mathieu Darche)
Tampa Bay 18:25, Jason Ward 8 (unassisted)
NY Islanders 19:23, Mike Comrie 21 (Bill Guerin, Rick DiPietro)
Denis probably deserved better.
Marc Denis allowed 3 goals on 41 shots for the loss.
PHI Ross, (17) (Guenin, Grant), 19:25
PHI Zingoni, (18) (Kane, Grenier), 3:25
PHI Greentree, (18) (Fitzpatrick, Bartulis), 16:24
Box score from TheAHL.com.
ECHL Update for the Mississippi Sea Wolves from 2/28 through 3/8:
- Wolves go 2-2, with two wins at home against Charlotte and 2 losses on the road in Florida.
- Munce gets a shutout, 1st Star and 2nd Star honors, and gets pulled in his 4th consecutive start.
- Stan Lascek goes nuts in back-to-back games against Charlotte: 1st night gets instigator, fightning, and game misconduct; 2nd night lights the lamp twice and adds an assist.
- Zbynek Hrdel buries a goal in first game back in Mississippi after being reassigned from Norfolk.
Lethbridge Hurricanes 4 @ Calgary Hitmen 3
C Mitch Fadden, LET: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, *First Star*
Not a bad weekend for Fadden: 3 games played, 2 goals, 5 assists, 7 points, a plus-4 rating, 2 First Stars.
Kelowna Rockets 4 @ Chilliwack Bruins 3 (SO)
G Torrie Jung, KEL: Did not play
Westblom gets back-to-back starts despite a loss Saturday.
Spokane Chiefs 2 @ Seattle Thunderbirds 1
G Riku Helenius, SEA: Loss, 14 saves on 16 shots
St. Johnâ€™s Fog Devils 1 @ Lewiston MAINEiacs 3
D Michael Ward, LEW: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 shots on goal