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Florida's three-goal 2nd period sparks 4-3 win over Tampa Bay

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TAMPA, Fla. - Jay Bouwmeester scored for a fourth straight game and completed Florida's three-goal second period as the Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Saturday night.

Bouwmeester gave Florida a 4-3 lead with a power-play goal from the left circle just as the second period ended.

Gregory Campbell, Cory Stillman and Richard Zednik also scored for the Panthers, who have won five of seven.

Tampa Bay got goals from Vincent Lecavalier, Vinny Prospal and Ryan Malone.

After Stillman's power-play goal at 6:39 of the second, Zednik tied it at three with 9:04 left in the period.

Lecavalier put the Lightning up 1-0 at 4:37 of the first. The Tampa Bay captain has seven goals and 14 points in his last 11 games.

Prospal extended the Lightning's lead to 2-0 on a power-play goal with 6:24 left in the first.

After Campbell cut the Florida deficit to 2-1 at 17:55, Malone made it a two-goal game again with his 100th NHL goal 51 seconds later.

Florida goalie Craig Anderson was taken out after allowing three goals on 11 shots in the first period and was replaced by Tomas Vokoun.

Panthers defenceman Ville Peltonen, playing with a broken right foot, left late in the second. He appeared to sustain a leg injury after a knee-to-knee collision with Tampa Bay's Evgeny Artyukhin, who was given a tripping penalty on the play.

Lightning rookie centre Steven Stamkos didn't play for the second time in five games as part of an ongoing strength building program. In addition to conditioning work, the first overall pick in the 2008 draft is taking part in extra video sessions with the coaching staff.

Notes: Bouwmeester also has a six-game point streak ... Olaf Kolzig was the Lightning backup goalie after missing 12 games with an arm injury. ... Panthers C Nathan Horton had three assists.

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