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3/15/16 Lightning vs. Maple Leafs

game recap

Smith's go-ahead goal in third lifts Maple Leafs

Toronto adds two empty-net goals in win against Lightning

by Mike Brophy / NHL.com Correspondent

Smith nets rebound for the lead

TBL@TOR: Smith jams home rebound goal on Vasilevskiy

3/15/16: Ben Smith guides the rebound through the pads of Andrei Vasilevskiy to give the Maple Leafs a 2-1 lead in the 3rd period

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TORONTO -- Ben Smith said it may have been his worst game with the Toronto Maple Leafs, but he'll take it.

Smith's first goal of the season midway through the third period was the game-winner when the Maple Leafs defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 at Air Canada Centre on Tuesday. Smith also had an assist.

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Lightning's Filppula to miss game against Maple Leafs

Cooper: Forward may be out 'longer than day-to-day;' Kucherov OK

by Mike Brophy / NHL.com Correspondent

LIGHTNING (40-24-5) at MAPLE LEAFS (23-34-11)

TV: 7:30 p.m. ET; SUN, TSN4, NHL.TV

TORONTO -- Forward Valtteri Filppula won't be in the lineup when the Tampa Bay Lightning face the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre on Tuesday.

Filppula and forward Nikita Kucherov both sustained upper-body injuries in the Lightning's 4-0 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday; Kucherov will play against the Maple Leafs, but Filppula will not.

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