Fla 1 1 0 0 1 3
TB 0 0 2 0 0 2
Date of game: 4/2/2013

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Florida

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Peter Mueller had the lone goal in the shootout to lift the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Jacob Markstrom had 39 saves andstopped shootout attempts by Teddy Purcell, Victor Hedman and Steven Stamkos for the Panthers, who have won three straight on the heels of a three-game skid.

"To me, (Markstrom) was the player of the game," Panthers head coach Kevin Dineen said. "There were some quality opportunities and Markstrom stood tall when we needed him."

Greg Rallo and Tomas Kopecky tallied, while T.J. Brennan had two assists in the win.

Tom Pyatt and Alex Killorn lit the lamp and Purcell added two helpers for the Lightning, who have dropped four of their last six contests. Mathieu Garon stopped 23 shots in defeat.

"We certainly outshot them and out-chanced them, but their goalie stood tall," Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said.

Although they were outshot 24-18 after two periods, the Panthers had a 2-0 lead, but Tampa Bay netted two in the first ten minutes of the third to tie the score.

Pyatt tipped one home as Purcell slipped a quick pass to Pyatt from the right circle and Pyatt tipped it home. Killorn put in a rebound five minutes later to knot the tilt.

The Panthers had a power-play goal in each of the first two periods.

Kopecky tipped home Brennan's slap shot from the top of the right circle at the 8:36 mark of the first, while Rallo scored in similar fashion as he nipped home another Brennan slap shot from the right circle.

Game Notes

Florida finished 2-for-3 on the power play ... The Lightning were 0-for-3 on the man advantage ... Kopecky's goal was his 13th of the season.

Dorm Report: West Virginia goes wild, not so wonderful

There was quite a bit of hitting on the field at Milan Puskar Stadium last weekend, but almost as much action took place in the streets just outside in the hours following West Virginia's upset of visiting Baylor.

NASCAR News
McMurray tops Logano for Martinsville pole

Jamie McMurray claimed the pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 -- the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- by beating Joey Logano in Friday's qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.

Stastny placed on injured reserve

The St. Louis Blues placed center Paul Stastny on injured reserve Friday and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the American Hockey League.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.