facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Tampa Bay 5, Anaheim 1

Nov. 14, 2013 at 11:16 PM

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Valtteri Flippula scored in each of the first two periods Thursday and ignited Tampa Bay to a runaway 5-1 win over Anaheim.

The Lightning played their second game without two-time NHL scoring champion Steven Stamkos, who suffered a broken leg on Monday, and they have won them both.

Tampa Bay put just 20 shots on goal, but five of them got past Jonas Hiller while the division-leading Ducks were losing their second in a row. The Lightning won for the 14th time this season, most in the Eastern Conference.

Flippula opened the scoring with 8:08 to go in the first period and Martin St. Louis produced a power-play goal to give Tampa Bay a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes.

The Lightning doubled their lead in the second on scores from Flippula and Alex Killorn and Victor Hedman tacked on a Tampa Bay goal in the third.

Anaheim's lone tally came from Emerson Etem late in the second.

Ben Bishop collected the victory with 24 saves.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback