NHL Game Night 11/10: Lightning at Capitals

Back to .500 with a chance to pull within at least 4 points in the division next week.

TB-5
WAS-2

Johan Holmqvist stopped 23 of 25 shots faced in the win.

First Period
NO SCORING

Second Period
Tampa Bay 12:30, Filip Kuba 2 (power play) (Michel Ouellet, Vincent Lecavalier)
Washington 18:20, Alexander Ovechkin 11 (Mike Green, Tom Poti)

Third Period
Tampa Bay 1:29, Vaclav Prospal 11 (Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis)
Tampa Bay 2:27, Martin St. Louis 5 (Vaclav Prospal, Brad Lukowich)
Tampa Bay 12:22, Ryan Craig 1 (power play) (Vaclav Prospal, Chris Gratton)
Washington 15:26, Tomas Fleischmann 4 (Tom Poti, Viktor Kozlov)
Tampa Bay 19:39, Paul Ranger 2 (empty net) (Brad Richards)

Ryan Craig made his return tonight and scored a power play goal. That means, hopefully, a decision on Craig MacDonald or Mathieu Darche being sent down to Norfolk will be forthcoming soon.

Mike Lundin had 3 shots in 12:40.

Box score and extended statistics from NHL.com.