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Lightning at Hurricanes Game Notes

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

Game Notes

  • Lightning rookie Cory Conacher now has five points through his first three career NHL games.
  • So far this season, eight of the Lightning's thirteen goals have come in the third period.
  • Tom Pyatt's first period goal was his first goal of the season.
  • Defenseman Keith Aulie's goal tonight brought his points total to two in the first three games of the season.
  • Tonight's win was Tampa Bay’s second in three games to open the season
  • Goaltender Mathieu Garon made 35 saves on 36 shots in what was his first start of the season.
  • Ryan Malone's third period goal on the PP served as his first goal of the season.
  • Vincent Lecavalier's assists on both the Pyatt and Conacher goals brought the Lightning Captain's season points total to four (1G, 3A).
  • Martin St. Louis failed to put up points for the first time in the team's three-game season.

Three Stars of the Game

  • 1st Star: Vincent Lecavalier
  • 2nd Star: Mathieu Garon
  • 3rd Star: Cory Conacher

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