whoopin' (verb used with an object)- 6. Informal. to defeat or overcome: to whip the opposition; to whip a bad habit.
Johan Holmqvist stopped 28 of 29 shots faced in the win.
Tampa Bay 1:27, Paul Ranger 3 (Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis)
Tampa Bay 4:12, Vincent Lecavalier 10 (unassisted)
Tampa Bay 12:32, Martin St. Louis 6 (Vincent Lecavalier, Michel Ouellet)
Tampa Bay 14:24, Vincent Lecavalier 11 (Mike Lundin)
Tampa Bay 19:18, Vaclav Prospal 12 (power play) (Paul Ranger)
Carolina 7:22, Jeff Hamilton 5 (power play) (Chad LaRose, John Grahame)
Tampa Bay 14:51, Vincent Lecavalier 12 (Martin St. Louis, Mike Lundin)
Outshot 44-20. 'Nuff said.
HFD Dupont, (3) (Anisimov, Potter), 5:13
HFD Moore, (8) , 17:16 (SH)
HFD Lessard, (2) (Korpikoski, Graham), 7:12 (PP)
HFD Constant, (1) (Parenteau, Anisimov), 8:17
NOR Wanvig, (5) (Darche, MacDonald), 9:29
NOR Wanvig, (6) (Darche), 17:41 (PP)
HFD Hutchinson, (3) (Pock, Dupont), 2:39 (PP)
NOR Schneider, (2) (Darche), 12:30 (SH)
HFD Moore, (9) (Pock), 19:04 (EN)
Both Lightning prospects were named stars of the game as Mitch Faddenâ€™s Hurricanes squeaked by Riku Heleniusâ€™ Thunderbirds 3-2. All three Lethbridge goals, including Fadden's eleventh of the season, came on the power play. Helenius has lost five straight appearances, but twice in that time he was named a star of the game. He has at least 30 saves in 4 of those 5 games. Seattle managed only 18 shots against Lethbridge.
Prince George Cougars 1 @ Spokane Chiefs 4
C/W Dana Tyrell, PG: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Prince George lost their fifth in a row as Dana Tyrellâ€™s modest three game point streak came to an end. The Chiefs are 12-1-0-1 in their last 14 games.
Moncton Wildcats 2 @ Lewiston MAINEiacs 3
D Michael Ward, LEW: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Jonathan Bernier stopped 31 shots for Lewiston to improve his record since leaving the L.A. Kings to 4-3-0.
Andreas Holmqvist had a goal and a power play assist in Frolunda's 5-4 win over Djurgardens. Holmqvist now has 2 goals and 10 points in 18 games this season with 4 penalty minutes and a +2 rating.
Surrey Eagles 3 @ Victoria Grizzlies 2
W Justin Courtnall, VIC: 1-0-1, 2 PIM (slashing)
Courtnall scored for the second straight game.
Moose Jaw Warriors 1 @ Lethbridge Hurricanes 5
C Mitch Fadden, LET: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
Fadden had the primary assist on the gameâ€™s opening goal.
Seattle Thunderbirds 1 @ Kootenay Ice 2 (OT)
G Riku Helenius, SEA: OTL, 25 saves on 27 shots, *Second Star*.
Helenius has lost his last four appearances (three in regulation).