NHL Game Night 2/14: Lightning at Flyers

On Valentine's Day the Lightning showed that they still love kicking the snot out of the Flyers.

TB-5
PHI-3

Johan Holmqvist stopped 27 of 30 shots for the win.

First Period
Tampa Bay 5:31, Vaclav Prospal 26 (Martin St. Louis)
Philadelphia 11:00, Joffrey Lupul 18 (Mike Richards, R.J. Umberger)
Philadelphia 19:24, Steve Downie 5 (shorthanded) (Mike Richards)

Second Period
Tampa Bay 2:13, Dan Boyle 3 (power play) (Brad Richards, Martin St. Louis)
Tampa Bay 10:12, Jan Hlavac 8 (Michel Ouellet, Filip Kuba)
Tampa Bay 16:35, Martin St. Louis 21 (Dan Boyle, Vincent Lecavalier)

Third Period
Tampa Bay 2:18, Jason Ward 7 (unassisted)
Philadelphia 6:42, Jeff Carter 19 (Randy Jones, Joffrey Lupul)

Unfortunately, Carolina won tonight so this Lightning team continues to fight hard but appears to be stuck in the standings equivalent of quicksand with the trade deadline looming.

Box score and extended statistics from NHL.com.