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Lightning at Islanders Game Notes

Monday, 01.21.2013 / 2:13 PM / Features
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Lightning at Islanders Game Notes
Lightning at Islanders Game Notes

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.
  • With a goal and an assist today, Martin St. Louis has already amassed 5 points (3g, 2a) through two games which is tied for first in the NHL.
  • 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

  • 1st Star: John Tavares
  • 2nd Star: Matt Martin
  • 3rd Star: Martin St. Louis