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Capitals, Lightning going in opposite directions

Dec 19, 2006 - 3:50 PM Tampa Bay (14-17-2) at Washington (15-10-7) 7:00 pm EST

WASHINGTON (Ticker) -- The Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning, two clubs going in opposite directions, meet on Tuesday.

The Capitals, who have won two straight and are 7-2-1 in their last 10, come off a 4-1 triumph over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Alexander Semin led the Capitals with two goals and an assist while Alexander Ovechkin had a goal and two assists.

Ovechkin has six goals and 10 assists in seven December games.

Tampa Bay, which fell, 3-2, to the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, has lost four straight games. Tampa Bay has not lost five straight since dropping six in a row from November 1-11, 2005.

Martin St. Louis continued his fine play with a goal against the Hurricanes. St. Louis, who has a team-high 20 goals and 43 points, has four goals and seven assists in his last five games.








  • NHL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    TAMPA BAY 3 2 0 5
    WASHINGTON 1 1 2 4 FINAL
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: TAM - (PP) FILIP KUBA 4 (RYAN CRAIG, VACLAV PROSPAL) 7:34
    TAM - MARTIN ST. LOUIS 21 (VINCENT LECAVALIER, CORY SARICH)
    12:54
    WAS - ALEXANDER OVECHKIN 23 (BROOKS LAICH, BRIAN SUTHERBY)
    13:54
    TAM - (PP) VINCENT LECAVAL

    Dec 19 9:28 PM


  • NHL
    TAMPA BAY 5
    WASHINGTON 4
    3RD PRD: WAS - BRYAN MUIR 3 (ALEXANDER OVECHKIN, ALEXANDER SEMIN)
    12:12

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 9:15 PM


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    TAMPA BAY 5
    WASHINGTON 3
    3RD PRD: WAS - (PP) KRIS BEECH 4 (ALEXANDER SEMIN, BEN CLYMER) 10:29

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 9:08 PM


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    END OF THE 2ND 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    TAMPA BAY 3 2 5
    WASHINGTON 1 1 2 END OF THE 2ND
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: TAM - (PP) FILIP KUBA 4 (RYAN CRAIG, VACLAV PROSPAL) 7:34
    TAM - MARTIN ST. LOUIS 21 (VINCENT LECAVALIER, CORY SARICH)
    12:54
    WAS - ALEXANDER OVECHKIN 23 (BROOKS LAICH, BRIAN SUTHERBY)
    13:54
    TAM - (PP) VI

    Dec 19 8:32 PM


  • NHL
    TAMPA BAY 5
    WASHINGTON 2
    2ND PRD: TAM - NIKITA ALEXEEV 10 (RUSLAN FEDOTENKO) 19:18

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 8:32 PM


  • NHL
    TAMPA BAY 4
    WASHINGTON 2
    2ND PRD: WAS - (PP) JAMIE HEWARD 3 (BEN CLYMER, KRIS BEECH) 8:36

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 8:16 PM


  • NHL
    TAMPA BAY 4
    WASHINGTON 1
    2ND PRD: TAM - (PP) MARTIN ST. LOUIS 22 (VINCENT LECAVALIER, FILIP
    KUBA) 1:35

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 8:07 PM


  • NHL
    END OF THE 1ST 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    TAMPA BAY 3 3
    WASHINGTON 1 1 END OF THE 1ST
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: TAM - (PP) FILIP KUBA 4 (RYAN CRAIG, VACLAV PROSPAL) 7:34
    TAM - MARTIN ST. LOUIS 21 (VINCENT LECAVALIER, CORY SARICH)
    12:54
    WAS - ALEXANDER OVECHKIN 23 (BROOKS LAICH, BRIAN SUTHERBY)
    13:54
    TAM - (PP) VI

    Dec 19 7:45 PM


  • NHL
    TAMPA BAY 3
    WASHINGTON 1
    1ST PRD: TAM - (PP) VINCENT LECAVALIER 19 (FILIP KUBA, DAN BOYLE)
    17:15

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 7:41 PM


  • NHL
    TAMPA BAY 2
    WASHINGTON 1
    1ST PRD: WAS - ALEXANDER OVECHKIN 23 (BROOKS LAICH, BRIAN SUTHERBY)
    13:54

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 7:36 PM


  • NHL
    TAMPA BAY 2
    WASHINGTON 0
    1ST PRD: TAM - MARTIN ST. LOUIS 21 (VINCENT LECAVALIER, CORY SARICH)
    12:54

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 7:33 PM


  • NHL
    TAMPA BAY 1
    WASHINGTON 0
    1ST PRD: TAM - (PP) FILIP KUBA 4 (RYAN CRAIG, VACLAV PROSPAL) 7:34

    Lightning vs. CapitalsDec 19 7:25 PM