This Week's Lightning Action: Penguins Pound Battered Bolts

Injuries taking a toll on Tampa Bay

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Lecavalier Expected To Miss 3-4 Weeks With Hand Injury

Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier suffered an injury during Thursday night’s game against the Washington Capitals when a shot deflected off his right hand. Xrays revealed a displaced fracture and he is expected to miss at least three to four weeks.

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Capitals 6, Lightning 3

Washington, DC (Sports Network) – Alexander Semin notched a hat trick and added two assists as the Washington Capitals took a 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in a Southeast Division battle.

Nicklas Backstrom had four assists while Alex Ovechkin added a goal and two assists for the Capitals, who have won their past six games and five in a row at home. Michal Neuvrith stopped 38 shots in the win.

Steven Stamkos had a goal and an assist for the Lightning, who have lost four of their past five games. Dan Ellis was charged with five goals on 25 shots in the loss.

11/11 21:46:14 ET

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Lightning 4, Maple Leafs 0

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) – Dan Ellis made 28 saves to record his second shutout of the season, as the Tampa Bay Lightning handled the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-0, from St. Pete Times Forum.

Steven Stamkos scored twice for the Lightning, who snapped a three-game skid. Nate Thompson and Dominic Moore also lit the lamp.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned aside 21-of-25 shots for the Maple Leafs, who have lost six in a row for the first time since dropping six straight from January 19-30.

11/09 22:03:53 ET

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