Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Lightning-Capitals: Tom Jones’ takeaways from Tampa Bay’s 4-2 victory in Game 4

1. Steven Stamkos is officially on fire. His first-period power-play goal gave him goals in six of the past seven games. He has 11 power-play goals in his postseason career, a franchise record, bettering Marty St. Louis.

2. Speaking of power-play goals, Stamkos' tally gave the Lightning a streak of nine consecutive postseason games with a power-play goal. That's a franchise record. More important, the power play is a threat practically every time the Lightning gets the man advantage.

3. That the Lightning was even in Game 4 was a credit to goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy. The Lightning was badly outplayed and outshot before the game even got to the third period, and the only reason it had a chance to win was because of Vasilevskiy.

Contact Tom Jones at [email protected] Follow @tomwjones

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