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Lightning use 3-goal first period to power past Ducks 5-3 @NHL

TAMPA, Fla. - Brian Boyle scored the first of his two goals during Tampa Bay's three-goal first period and the Lightning beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Sunday.

Valtteri Filppula, Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Callahan also scored for the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning, who had a franchise-record 10-game home winning streak end Saturday in a 4-2 loss to Los Angeles.

Ducks centre Ryan Getzlaf, who returned after missing two games due to a lower-body injury, scored his 200th NHL goal and added an assist. Anaheim fell a point behind Nashville, a 3-2 shootout winner over Florida, for the NHL's best record.

Anaheim goalie Frederik Andersen left midway through the third period when the net was dislodged from behind and landed on his back. He skated off the ice on his own, but appeared to be in some discomfort.

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