Lightning at Islanders Game Notes

Monday, 01.21.2013 / 2:13 PM Tampa Bay Lightning

Notes on Vincent Lecavalier's 1000th Game

Is the 280th player in NHL history to reach the 1,000 game plateau in his career.

Is one of 29 players currently in the NHL who has reached 1,000 games in their careers.

Is the 49th player to play 1,000 or more games for one NHL franchise.

Among active players, he is just one of eight who have reached the 1,000-game milestone with one team.

Game Notes

The Lightning were 11-24-4 last season when the opponent scored first.

The Lightning gave up three goals in the second period. Last season Tampa Bay gave up 104 second period goals, the most of any period.

Benoit Pouliot scored his first goal with the Lightning in the third period after scoring 16 goals with the Boston Bruins last season.

Cory Conacher has recorded multi-point games in each of his first two career NHL games.

Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the season in the third period after leading the league last season with 60 goals.

So far this season, six of the Lightning's nine goals have come in the third period.

The Lightning dropped there first one-goal game of the season on Monday afternoon after posting a stellar 25-3-8 record last season in one-goal contest.

Three Stars of the Game

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