NHL

Tampa Bay Lightning (42-17-3)


Tue. 2/20 Thu. 2/22 Sat. 2/24 Mon. 2/26 Wed. 2/28
@ Was 
W 4-2
Box | Recap
@ Ott 
W 4-3
Box | Recap
@ Mon 
4-3
Box | Recap
vs. Tor 
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST4:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ETNaN:� BRT
vs. Buf 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ETNaN:� BRT

Point leads Lightning over Canadiens, 4-3 in shootout

MONTREAL (AP) Brayden Point scored in regulation and added the shootout winner and the Tampa Bay Lightning regained the top spot in the NHL with a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Callahan also scored in regulation to help the Lightning (42-17-3) win their third straight and move a point ahead of idle Vegas for the overall NHL lead.

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves for his league-leading 36th victory of the season.

 MORE
Leaders
Points: N. Kucherov82
Plus/Minus: V. Hedman27
Shots on Goal: N. Kucherov227
PIM: S. Stamkos43
Win: A. Vasilevskiy36
Shutouts: A. Vasilevskiy7
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 220 (1)
Shots: 2006 (12)
PP%: 24.8% (2)
Penalty Minutes: 554 (13)
Assists: 383 (1)
SH Goals: 8 (6)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
Tampa Bay 42 17 3 87
Toronto 39 20 5 83
Boston 37 14 8 82
Florida 28 25 6 62
Detroit 25 26 10 60
Montreal 23 29 9 55
Ottawa 21 30 10 52
Buffalo 18 33 11 47
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 165 (24)
Shots Against: 2013 (10)
PK%: 77.8% (24)
Penalty Minutes: 618 (4)
Shutouts: 7 (2)
Sv%: 0.918 (5)
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/21 O. Palat Lower-body injury (IR)
12/30 P. Budaj Lower-body injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/21 G. Dumont Claimed off waivers
2/21 G. Dumont Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
2/21 M. Peca Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
2/8 A. Erne Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
2/6 M. Bournival Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
1/31 E. Pasquale Traded for future considerations
1/29 L. Domingue Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
1/27 L. Domingue Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
1/21 M. Bournival Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
1/21 M. Peca Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL