It doesn't happen often, but my goodness is this team scary when both the top lines are clicking at the same time.
Dan Boyle had a pair of power play goals and added an assist on the game. The Lightning power play was 3 of 6 tonight, continuing a promising trend in this preseason. Vaclav Prospal
also had a pair of goals with the other three Lightning goals scored by Doug Janik
, Martin St. Louis
and Filip Kuba
. St. Louis also had 2 helpers in the game. Vincent Lecavalier
and Brad Richards
both enjoyed incredible 4 assist nights while Dimitry Afanasenkov and [url=norm-milley]Norm Milley[/url] each had single assists. Marc Denis stopped 28 of 32 in the win.
Game sheet from [url=http://www.nhl.com/scores/htmlreports/20062007/GS010056.HTM]NHL.com[/url].
Among the team's prospects, Doug Janik was -1 in 18:12 with 1 shot on goal. Eric Perrin
was -1 in 14:40 with 3 shots on goal and 1 blocked shot. The diminutive center also had an outstanding 4 takeaways on the night. Norm Milley looked to burnish his physical credentials with 4 hits in 13:54 with 1 shot and 1 blocked shot. [url=mitch-fritz]Mitch Fritz
[/url] was -2 in 9:45 with 1 hit and 1 blocked shot. He also invited Matthew Barnaby's skull to become better acquainted with pain in a fight. [url=nick-tarnasky]Nick Tarnasky
[/url] was -1 in 10:51 with 3 hits.
With Falcons camp hitting the ice tomorrow, expect another round of cuts soon.