[url=http://www.tampabaylightning.com/tbl/content.cfm?pageid=1704]Day one scrimmage box scores are out on Tampabaylightning.com.[/url]
Team Black beat Team White 3-1 as the Richards line squared off against the Lecavalier line. In what has become an annual tradition, the Richards line dominated the first day of camp with Martin St. Louis
netting a pair of goals with Dimitry Afanasenkov getting helpers on both markers. Prospect [url=blair-jones]Blair Jones
[/url] scored the other Team Black goal off assists from Marek Bartanus
and Mitch Fritz
. [url=chris-lawrence]Chris Lawrence
[/url] scored the lone Team White goal on a helper by Eric Healey. Free agent signee Johan Holmqvist
stopped 13 of 14 for the win. [url=gerald-coleman]Gerald Coleman
[/url] allowed 2 goals on 13 shots in the first half of the contest for the loss, giving way to [url=jonathan-boutin]Jonathan Boutin
[/url] who allowed 1 goal on 9 shots.
In the matchup between the team's presumed 3rd and 4th lines, Team Blue prevailed 5-4 over Team Red. The Craig/Karlsson/Alexeev line came out firing accounting for 4 goals on the day led by Nikita Alexeev
's 5 point effort on 2 goals and 3 assists. [url=adam-henrich]Adam Henrich
[/url] also chipped in a goal for Team Blue. Team Red was led by [url=norm-milley]Norm Milley's[/url] 1 goal and 2 assist day with Tim Taylor notching 2 goals and [url=marek-kvapil]Marek Kvapil
[/url] scoring the team's other marker. [url=karri-ramo]Karri Ramo
[/url] stopped 22 of 26 shots for the win. Marc Denis allowed 5 goals on 25 shots in the loss.
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