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NHL Game Summary - Tampa Bay at Carolina



(Sunday, January 19th)

Final Score: Tampa Bay 5, Carolina 3

Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Mark Barberio scored the first two goals of his career as the Tampa Bay Lightning took a 5-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.

Ondrej Palat had a goal and two assists while Teddy Purcell and Nikita Kucherov also scored for the Lightning, who had lost four of six coming in. Ben Bishop stopped a career-high 48 shots in the win.

"I'm sure they were frustrated, but that's what you're supposed to do," Bishop said of stopping a career-high in shots.

Eric Staal had a goal and an assist, with Alexander Semin and Ron Hainsey also scoring for the Hurricanes, who have lost three of four.

"It was a tough night," said Staal. "We did what we wanted to do and threw a lot of shots at the net, but they were able to capitalize on their chances. We didn't sulk and cry and fought back into it, but it wasn't enough."

Justin Peters was yanked from the start in the first period after giving up three goals on just seven shots. Anton Khudobin finished the game in net and made 15 stops.

Tampa drew first blood at 6:09 on the power play when Alex Killorn sent a short pass from the right side to the left with Barberio sneaking in the shot for his first NHL goal.

It was 2-0 for the Lightning just 1:23 later as Martin St. Louis sent a pass from the left wing to the slot where Palat one-timed it home on a rush play.

Tampa took a 3-0 lead at 15:07 of the first when Tom Pyatt's pass from behind the net slid to the front with Kucherov snapping it in for his eighth of the year.

The Lightning scored their fourth goal of the game just 24 seconds into the second period as a scramble in front of the net saw Purcell get the puck in for his 10th of the year.

Carolina finally got on the board at 1:46 of the second while on the power play as Semin went end-to-end and was able to sneak in a soft shot from the left circle.

Just under four minutes later, the Hurricanes made it a two-goal game as Staal stripped the puck from Jean-Philippe Cote in the neutral zone, and from the right circle was able to beat Bishop with a low shot.

Tampa, though, got one back at 8:12 of the second as a loose puck slid out to the slot and Barberio one-timed it home for his second of the game.

The Canes made it a two-goal game at the 6:14 mark of the third period after John-Michael Liles' shot from the high slot was blocked in front, with Hainsey slamming in the rebound from the left circle.

That was it for the scoring, though, as Bishop finished the third period with 16 saves to hold on for the win.

Game Notes

Carolina plays in Philadelphia on Tuesday ... Tampa Bay hosts Ottawa on Thursday ... The Lightning have won all three matchups with the Hurricanes this season, and seven of the last eight, overall ... Tampa went 1-for-2 on the power play, while Carolina was just 1-for-5.

01/19 23:53:26 ET

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Final
NCCU 65
EILL 40
 
Final
NCSU 60
BSU 54
 
3rd
PIT 2
CAR 3
 
4th
CHA 99
GSW 104
 
2nd
UF 33
UNC 43
 
1st
TULSA 14
ECU 14
 
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BOS 102
CHI 109
4th
CHA 99
GSW 104
 
3rd
TOR 52
DAL 62
 
4th
DET 69
MIL 74
 
4th
ATL 71
NOP 56
 
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HOU 44
LAC 56
 
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OKC 59
NYK 33
 
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IND 47
ORL 45
 
2nd
SAN 41
SAC 35
 
1st
DEN 10
PHO 5
 
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WMICH 21
NILL 31
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SMU 9
HOU 35
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IOWA 34
NEB 37
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UCF 16
Final
MARS 66
WKENT 67
Final
KSU 27
AKR 24
Final
BGU 24
BST 41
Final
UMASS 21
BUF 41
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EMICH 16
TOL 52
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MIZZ 21
ARK 14
Final
SALABAMA 40
NAVY 42
Final
ARZ 42
ARST 35
Final
AFA 27
COLST 24
Final
UCLA 10
STAN 31
2nd
VT 10
UVA 6
 
1st
TULSA 14
ECU 14
 
Final
NCCU 65
EILL 40
 
Final
KU 82
TENN 67
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TEXAM 87
NO 65
 
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NCAT 57
RAD 65
 
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GEOR 58
BUT 64
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BRO 81
PVU 71
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RIU 66
SCU 44
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NARZ 70
SOUTH 63
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DART 68
MAST 67
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FIU 61
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UTEP 77
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OSU 73
JMU 56
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LAM 59
 
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MVSU 66
 
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MIZST 55
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PSU 88
 
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YALE 66
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MINN 66
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WISC 69
OKLA 56
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NORST 72
 
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STEPH 83
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FSU 58
CSOU 47
 
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VALPO 66
DRAK 46
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CIN 69
MTST 51
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SDU 75
PRIN 65
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WASU 76
RICE 74
 
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CSFU 64
USCU 79
 
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GT 61
RIDE 54
 
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TXPA 79
ALAST 91
 
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NCSU 60
BSU 54
 
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TCU 57
BRAD 49
 
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WAKE 65
DELST 72
 
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HART 83
EMERSON 50
 
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STJ 66
GONZ 73
 
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CLEM 62
HIGH 59
 
Final
SYR 72
HC 48
 
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MD 61
MON 56
 
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JVST 74
SAV 71
 
Final
MIAMI 87
SALA 75
 
Final
RUTG 68
VANDY 65
 
2nd
PETE 55
TENST 54
 
2nd
MARS 32
CLST 43
 
2nd
JST 38
HOF 47
 
2nd
INDST 34
MEM 48
 
2nd
UF 33
UNC 43
 
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LATU 37
SAMF 32
 
2nd
TULA 58
SELA 49
 
2nd
NEB 54
TENNM 44
 
1st
MISS 31
CREI 37
 
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PORT 30
MURST 29
 
1st
MARQ 9
MSU 4
 
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ARK 14
UNT 11
 
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NCOL 15
STET 6
 
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TXARL 2
 
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PHI 0
NYR 3
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ANA 1
CHI 4
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WAS 5
NYI 2
3rd
PIT 2
CAR 3
 
3rd
NJD 4
DET 3
 
3rd
BUF 1
MON 1
 
3rd
CLB 0
VAN 2
 
3rd
BOS 1
WIN 1
 
2nd Intermission
FLA 1
OTT 2
 
2nd
STL 1
EDM 1
 
1st Intermission
DAL 0
MIN 2