LA 0 0 1 1
TB 2 1 2 5
Date of game: 10/15/2013

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Los Angeles

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Malone scored 19 seconds into the game, and the Tampa Bay Lightning never looked back from there.

Martin St. Louis had two goals and set up another in the Lightning's 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Malone, ex-King Teddy Purcell and Ondrej Palat each registered a goal and an assist to back Ben Bishop, who improved to 4-0 this season with a 30-save effort.

"I thought our team played real well," Bishop said. "We blocked shots. We kind of talked about that before the game, getting in front of the lanes a little bit more. I thought some big blocks were made in the second."

Jonathan Quick got the start in goal for Los Angeles and was replaced by Ben Scrivens after St. Louis made it 3-0 with 3:38 remaining in the second period.

St. Louis scored on a delayed penalty call, firing home a rebound of a Steven Stamkos shot from the slot.

Quick departed having made 14 saves for Los Angeles, which had its winning streak end at three games.

"You can't give up Grade A chances like we did tonight," said Kings defenseman Matt Greene.

Los Angeles defenseman Slava Voynov spoiled Bishop's shutout bid at the 10:27 mark of the third period, but the Bolts twice beat Scrivens, who had not allowed a goal in his previous two appearances this season.

Malone fed St. Louis for a one-timer at the right side of the net to finish off a 3-on-2 rush at 12:40. Palat lit the lamp with 1:21 to play.

The Lightning wasted little time getting on the board. Malone went to the net to set up a screen and wound up having Sami Salo's point shot deflect in off his skate.

Purcell, who played in 91 games with the Kings from 2007-10, doubled the advantage with 7:16 remaining in the first period. Purcell sped down the left wing and Voynov was unable to tie up his stick as he switched from the backhand to the forehand and fired a shot over Quick's glove.

The Kings had a goal waved off 32 seconds into the second period because of contact with Bishop.

Game Notes

St. Louis picked up the secondary assist on Malone's goal for his 900th career point with the Lightning ... Tampa Bay snapped a three-game losing streak to the Kings and improved to 2-1-0 on its season-long, seven-game homestand ... Tampa Bay defenseman Andrej Sustr picked up his first career NHL point with the secondary assist on St. Louis' first goal.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Extra Points: Easley puts himself back in the mix

There are plenty of boom-or-bust types in every draft, but perhaps none in the 2014 version poses a more interesting dilemma for NFL teams than former Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley.

Memphis G Calathes suspended 20 games

Less than 24 hours before the seventh- seeded Grizzlies open their playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the NBA announced they will be without the services of reserve point guard Nick Calathes.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.