Tampa Bay Lightning
Steven Stamkos capped Tampa Bay’s four-goal second period with his 31st of the season, and the Lighting stormed past the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Wednesday night.
With five straight victories, the Los Angeles Kings are digging their way out of a slump that has threatened their playoff chances.
Justin Williams had two goals and the Los Angeles Kings got a rare road win, beating the Lightning 4-2 on Saturday and snapping Tampa Bay’s franchise-record 10-game home winning streak.
Ryan Getzlaf scored with 5.2 seconds left in overtime, Jonas Hiller made 31 saves in an emergency start to get his 19th career shutout, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 on Friday night.
Ben Scrivens played in eight games for the Los Angeles Kings this season and became an unlikely NHL sensation over the past week — all without ever stepping onto the Staples Center ice.
Valtteri Filppula had two goals and an assist, goalie Ben Bishop won his 13th game this season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 in a matchup of conference leaders Thursday night.
Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is nearing a return from an upper-body injury.
Martin St. Louis had two goals and an assist, Ben Bishop improved to 4-0, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Steven Stamkos scored his league-leading 41st and 42nd goals of the season and added an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his ninth career shutout, Justin Williams scored with 14:40 to play and the Los Angeles Kings remained unbeaten at home with a 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
Los Angeles’ strong home play and Tampa Bay’s success on the road have made them two of the biggest surprises through the first month of the NHL season.
Kyle Palmieri scored the tying goal late in regulation of his first NHL game and Ryan Getzlaf netted the winner 2:53 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night.