Lightning 4, Panthers

Tampa Bay 1 2 0 0 – 4

Florida 1 0 2 0 – 3

Tampa Bay won shoot-out, 3-2

First period:

1, Tampa Bay, Eminger 2 (Ranger), 11:24. 2, Florida, Ballard 4 (Boynton, Dvorak), 18:28.

Penalties:

Artyukhin, TB, major-misconduct (fighting), 18:28; Tarnasky, Fla, major (fighting), 18:28; Zednik, Fla (hooking), 18:37.

Second period:

3, Tampa Bay, Recchi 8 (Eminger, Pettinger), 16:53. 4, Tampa Bay, Artyukhin 2 (Malone, Eminger), 18:27.

Penalties:

Bouwmeester, Fla (hooking), 6:10; Skrastins, Fla (high-sticking), 14:04; Prospal, TB (boarding), 14:26; Artyukhin, TB, major (fighting), 20:00; Boynton, Fla, minor-major-misconduct (instigator, fighting), 20:00.

Third period:

5, Florida, Stillman 8 (Bouwmeester, Ballard), 13:37 (pp). 6, Florida, McCabe 6 (Weiss, Stillman), 19:46.

Penalties:

Lecavalier, TB (slashing), 6:02; Ranger, TB (delay of game), 7:31; Eminger, TB (tripping), 11:56; Skrastins, Fla (hooking), 14:18; Ranger, TB (holding), 17:12.

Overtime:

None.

Penalties:

None.

Shootout:

Tampa Bay 3 (Hall G, Artyukhin NG, Jokinen G, Malone G), Florida 2 (Stillman G, Frolik NG, Horton G, Weiss NG).

Shots on Goal:

Tampa Bay 9-18-8-0–35. Florida 10-9-8-1–28.

Power-play opportunities:

Tampa Bay 0 of 5; Florida 1 of 5.

Goalies:

Tampa Bay, Smith 7-12-8 (28 shots-25 saves). Florida, Vokoun (27-24), Anderson 8-3-4 (0:00 third, 8-8).

A:

16,961 (19,250).

T:

2:37.

Referees:

Gord Dwyer, Rob Martell.

Linesmen:

Jonny Murray, Pierre Racicot.