Sloppy game, but the Lightning still issued a beat down.
Johan Holmqvist was outstanding stopping 28 of 30 shots faced for the win.
Tampa Bay 1:31, Vincent Lecavalier 13 (power play) (Martin St. Louis, Brad Richards)
Washington 12:46, Brooks Laich 3 (Shaone Morrisonn, Boyd Gordon)
Washington 13:30, Alexander Ovechkin 13 (Chris Clark, Nicklas Backstrom)
Tampa Bay 15:19, Jan Hlavac 3 (unassisted)
Tampa Bay 10:22, Brad Richards 7 (power play) (Vincent Lecavalier)
Tampa Bay 19:32, Paul Ranger 4 (Martin St. Louis)
Tampa Bay 19:36, Martin St. Louis 7 (empty net) (Brad Richards, Vincent Lecavalier)