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Lightning vs. Capitals Recap

Here is a recap of the Tampa Bay Lightning loss to the Washington Capitals Thursday night. The final score was 4-3.


Game Notes:

Ondrej Palat extended his point streak to eight games tonight with a goal and assist. Palats streak is the longest by an NHL rookie this season. The streak also set a Lightning franchise record for the longest by a rookie.

Tyler Johnson netted his 12th goal of the season in the first period. Johnson now ranks tied for third in the NHL among rookies for goals.

B.J. Crombeen scored his first goal of the season in the second period of tonights game.

With his assist on Palats third period goal, Martin St. Louis has now moved into sole possession of 89th on the all-time NHL points leader board.

Martin St. Louis has recorded three points (two goals, one assist) over the past two games.

The Lightning outshot the Capitals by a margin of 36 to 20.

The Lightning will begin a three-game road trip on Saturday in Philadelphia.


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