NHL Game Night 11/18: Panthers at Lightning

I'll say this much: it's an improvement over the last game against the Panthers.

FLA-4
TB-3 (SO)

Mike Smith allowed 3 goals on 36 shots before stopping 1 of 2 shooters to take the shootout loss.

First Period
07:50 FLA McCabe (2), (Campbell, Dvorak)
19:43 FLA Booth (8, (Zednik, Weiss)(PP)

Second Period
07:48 FLA McCabe (3), (Horton, Bouwmeester)(PP)
14:42 TB Vrbata (1), (Eminger, Stamkos)

Third Period
03:44 TB Artyukhin (1), (Lecavalier, Eminger)
17:09 TB Eminger (1), (Artyukhin, Jokinen)

Overtime
NO SCORING

Shootout
FLA- Horton
TB- NONE

The Lightning outshot Florida 52-36 in the game. I'd say that is playing the game with a slightly higher tempo. Don't look now, but in six games since joining the Lightning Steve Eminger has 1 goal and 5 points.

Steven Stamkos had an assist and was +1 with 9 shots and 1 hit in a season high 17:55 of ice time. He also was 60% on draws. 9 shots. With his shot? If he keeps putting the puck on net at even half that clip, the goals will start coming in bunches.

Box score and extended statistics from NHL.com.