DIRK SHADD | Times Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) prepares to leave the locker room and head down the tunnel onto the ice for warm ups before taking on the Minnesota Wild at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Thursday, March 7, 2019.
DIRK SHADD | Times Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) prepares to leave the locker room and head down the tunnel onto the ice for warm ups before taking on the Minnesota Wild at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Thursday, March 7, 2019.
Wild right wing J.T. Brown on the ice against his former team.
Wild right wing J.T. Brown on the ice against his former team.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and center Yanni Gourde (37) work to stop Wild center Joel Eriksson Ek (14) on a scoring chance during the first period.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and center Yanni Gourde (37) work to stop Wild center Joel Eriksson Ek (14) on a scoring chance during the first period.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) battles for position against Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin (25) during the first period.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) battles for position against Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin (25) during the first period.
Lightning center Yanni Gourde (37) skates off as the Wild celebrate their goal, the first of the game, during the first period.
Lightning center Yanni Gourde (37) skates off as the Wild celebrate their goal, the first of the game, during the first period.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) battles around his opponent to get a shot on goal.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) battles around his opponent to get a shot on goal.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) goes against Wild left wing Marcus Foligno (17) as they battle for the puck during the first period.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) goes against Wild left wing Marcus Foligno (17) as they battle for the puck during the first period.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) works to make a save on Wild left wing Kevin Fiala (22) and left wing Zach Parise (11) with help from Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) and defenseman Dan Girardi (5) during the first period.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) works to make a save on Wild left wing Kevin Fiala (22) and left wing Zach Parise (11) with help from Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) and defenseman Dan Girardi (5) during the first period.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) works to take a shot on goal against Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40).
Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) works to take a shot on goal against Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40).
Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) goes down while battling Wild center Ryan Donato (6) during the first period. Johnson was called for a penalty on the play.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) goes down while battling Wild center Ryan Donato (6) during the first period. Johnson was called for a penalty on the play.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during a stoppage in play down 1-0 during the second period.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during a stoppage in play down 1-0 during the second period.
Lightning right wing Mathieu Joseph (7) battle to get a shot off in front of the net against Wild right wing J.T. Brown (23) during the second period.
Lightning right wing Mathieu Joseph (7) battle to get a shot off in front of the net against Wild right wing J.T. Brown (23) during the second period.
Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) gets stopped by Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40) on a partial break away during the second period.
Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) gets stopped by Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40) on a partial break away during the second period.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) looks on as the Minnesota Wild celebrate their goal scored by left wing Jason Zucker (16) as the Wild go up 2-0 during the third period.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) looks on as the Minnesota Wild celebrate their goal scored by left wing Jason Zucker (16) as the Wild go up 2-0 during the third period.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) and coach Jon Cooper look on after the Wild scored while the goal was being reviewed.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) and coach Jon Cooper look on after the Wild scored while the goal was being reviewed.
Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5) and defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) look on from the bench after the Wild scored a goal by left wing Jason Zucker (16). The goal was reviewed and was called a good goal.
Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5) and defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) look on from the bench after the Wild scored a goal by left wing Jason Zucker (16). The goal was reviewed and was called a good goal.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40) is congratulated by his team as the Wild shutout the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40) is congratulated by his team as the Wild shutout the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0.