NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -Mike Smith made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning finished off the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Sunday in the completion of a game that was suspended two nights earlier because a lighting problem created a safety issue for the players.
Tampa Bay led 3-0 when play was suspended Friday night with 9:12 left in the second period, then killed off the final 29:12 on Sunday to snap a 10-game losing streak against New Jersey. Only about 3,000 fans returned for the completion of the game.
Steven Stamkos scored twice - once Friday and once Sunday - and Steve Downie and Brandon Bochenski added goals in the game in which the players agreed not to protest playing three days in a row. On Saturday night, the Devils won 2-1 in overtime in Montreal, and the Lightning fell 4-1 in Philadelphia.
Travis Zajac and Zach Parise scored for New Jersey.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Rod Brind'Amour scored the winning goal, and Cam Ward made 31 saves for Carolina to hand Ottawa its fourth straight loss.
Tom Kostopoulos, Brett Carson and Eric Staal also scored to help Carolina win consecutive games for the first time since early December.
Chris Kelly scored for Ottawa, and Pascal LeClaire stopped 29 shots.