Lightning storm over surging Maple Leafs

TORONTO (Ticker) — Matt Pettinger, Martin St. Louis, Ryan
Malone and Paul Szczechura all scored goals to lift the Tampa
Bay Lightning to a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on
Thursday night.

Lee Stempniak had given Toronto a 1-0 lead, but it didn’t last.
The Maple Leafs had earned 15 of 22 points in their previous 11
games but couldn’t cope with the Lightning, who have the
second-fewest points in the NHL.

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Stempniak scored the only goal in the first period that included
only 12 shots on goal.