(Tampa, FL) — The Tampa Bay Lightning pulled away from the Minnesota Wild in the third period for a 7-3 win at Amalie Arena. The Wild were within one entering the third, but Steven Stamkos, Michael Eyssimont, and Anthony Cirelli scored in succession for Tampa to put the game away. Cirelli scored twice in the victory, while Victor Hedman, Waltteri Merela, and Brayden Point also lit the lamp. The Lightning are on a four-game winning streak. Joel Eriksson Ek, Marco Rossi, and Jake Middleton each had a goal in the losing effort. The Wild have dropped five of six.
Joe O’Donnell with the final call from Thursday night on the Minnesota Wild Radio Network: