TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Steven Stamkos scored twice, Vincent Lecavalier had a goal and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Saturday night in the preseason finale for both teams.
Stamkos put the Lightning up 2-1 at 7:22 of the second and added a power-play goal 1 minute 58 seconds later.
Lecavalier stopped the Panthers' stretch of 33 consecutive successful preseason penalty kills when he scored with the man advantage 4:32 into the second.
Mike Santorelli had a first-period goal for Florida.
|Michael Santorelli (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Mike Weaver (1), Bryan Allen (1)|
1 - 0 FLA
|PPG - Vincent Lecavalier (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Martin St. Louis (1)|
1 - 1 Tie
|Steven Stamkos (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Steve Downie (1), Martin St. Louis (2)|
2 - 1 TBL
|PPG - Steven Stamkos (2) Slapshot - ASST: Vincent Lecavalier (1), Pavel Kubina (1)|
3 - 1 TBL
|Sean Bergenheim (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Eric Perrin (1), Michael Vernace (1)|
4 - 1 TBL
|Marty Reasoner Hooking - 2 min against Victor Hedman|
|Steve Downie Cross checking - 2 min against Mike Weaver|
|Pavel Kubina Tripping - 2 min against Shawn Matthias|
|Andrew Peters Holding - 2 min against Eric Perrin|
|Nate Thompson Fighting (maj) - 5 min against Kenndal McArdle|
|Kenndal McArdle Fighting (maj) - 5 min against Nate Thompson|
|Marty Reasoner Interference - 2 min against Mike Lundin|
|Dennis Wideman Slashing - 2 min against Sean Bergenheim|
|Bryan Allen Cross checking - 2 min against Victor Hedman|
|Vincent Lecavalier Slashing - 2 min against Steve Reinprecht|
|Vincent Lecavalier Tripping - 2 min against Marty Reasoner|
|Mattias Ohlund Hooking - 2 min against Steve Reinprecht|