The Lightning finally work in one of their mandatory 3-4 late game goal wave off hosings.
Antero Niittymaki  allowed 1 goal on 30 shots and only 1 of 3 shooters to score in the shootout, but still took the loss. I'm thinking the Finnish goaltenders in the organization are feeling discriminated against for lack of goal support tonight.
LA 7:20, Doughty 4 (Kopitar, Smyth)(PP)
TB 11:39, Malone 12 (Hale, Stamkos)
A controversial wave off of an Andrei Meszaros overtime goal ushered the Lightning into the shootout where they re-established their season-long streak of futility after a brief taste of success against Minnesota.
Steve Downie  had 2 penalty minutes and 3 hits in 13:49.
Zenon Konopka  had 15 penalty minutes, 1 shot, and 1 hit in 6:02.
Paul Szczechura  had 1 shot and 1 blocked shot in 13:25.
James Wright  had 1 shot in 8:57.
Victor Hedman  had 3 shots, 1 hit, and 2 blocked shots in 26:13.