TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Patrice Beregeron scored on a short-handed break-away goal in the third period Friday night as the Boston Bruins beat Tampa Bay, 2-1.
Rob DiMaio had the only goal, Tim Taylor and Darryl Sydor had assists, and goaltender Sean Burke made 22 saves for the Lightning (19-17-3), who have lost two in a row and six of their last seven games.
The Lightning out-shot Boston, 32-24. The teams went scoreless on nine power play opportunities. Boston was 0-for-4 and Tampa Bay went 0-for-5.