Defenseman Kim Johnsson returned after missing three games with
concussion-like symptoms, but left because of dizziness. Defenseman
Joni Pitkanen, who had surgery for a sports hernia, played for the
first time since Dec. 3.
The Lightning took a 1-0 lead on Boyle's 11th goal in the first
period. Boyle put a rebound into an empty net when goaltender
Antero Niittymaki couldn't control the puck after making a chest
save on a shot by Evgeny Artyukhin.
Modin's first goal gave Tampa a 2-0 lead 2:10 later. Modin
redirected Darryl Sydor's slap shot from the point between his legs
and through Niittymaki's legs.
Modin scored again on a man-advantage to make it 3-0 in the
second period. He deflected with his stick blade a slap shot by
Pavel Kubina through Niittymaki's legs for his 21st goal.
Prospal and Craig scored 14 seconds apart in the third period.
Notes Sydor left in the second period with a huge gash on his
face. ... The Flyers haven't beaten the Lightning in the regular
season since April 4, 2003. ... Philadelphia has lost consecutive
games in regulation for the first time this season. ... Boyle's
goal was his first in 14 games. ... The Lightning came in 29th on
the power play, but scored three times with the man advantage. ...
The Flyers hadn't allowed a hat trick in consecutive games since
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Arena: Wells Fargo Center Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Referees: Dennis LaRue, Mike Leggo Linesmen: Derek Amell, Scott Driscoll
Attendance: 19,789 (101.5% full)
Team Stat Comparison
Power Play Goals
Power Play Opportunities
Shots on Goal
Dan Boyle (11)
Assists: Evgeny Artyukhin, Ryan Craig
Fredrik Modin (20)
(Power Play) Assists: Darryl Sydor, Martin St. Louis
Fredrik Modin (21)
(Power Play) Assists: Pavel Kubina, Brad Richards
Fredrik Modin (22)
Assists: Martin St. Louis, Pavel Kubina
Vinny Prospal (18)
(Power Play) Assists: Vincent Lecavalier, Pavel Kubina
Ryan Craig (6)
Assists: Dmitry Afanasenkov, Paul Ranger