Martin St. Louis made history. The 37-year old Lightning center became the oldest player to win the league scoring title, finishing with a goal and an assist in Tampa Bay’s 5-3 loss to the Florida Panthers in the season finale for two non-playoff teams on Saturday night.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have long been out of the Eastern Conference playoff race, but Martin St. Louis and Steven Stamkos are still in a race of their own.
Benoit Pouliot scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 6-5 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday.
The Florida Panthers were struck by ‘Lightning’ in Tampa on Saturday. Martin St. Louis St. Louis scored three times in his 900th NHL game, Steven Stamkos added his league-leading 34th goal and the Lightning beat the Panthers 6-3.
Steven Stamkos and Mathieu Garon played pivotal roles as the Tampa Bay Lightning swept back-to-back games against the Florida Panthers. Stamkos had two goals and an assist, Garon made 24 saves and Tampa Bay beat the Panthers 5-1 on Saturday night.
Kris Versteeg and Stephen Weiss both had two goals and two assists, defenseman Brian Campbell had four assists, and the Panthers beat the Lightning 7-4 on Monday night.