Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Radko Gudas scored the difference-maker early in
the third period and Martin St Louis had a hat trick as the Tampa Bay
Lightning put an end to their recent struggles with a 5-2 victory over playoff
bound Toronto on Wednesday.
Steven Stamkos scored one goal and had an assist, while Nate Thompson had two
assists for the Lightning, who had a six-game losing streak come to an end.
Ben Bishop stopped 26-of-28 shots faced in the victory.
It was St Louis' seventh career three-goal game.
Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul tallied the lone goals for the Maple Leafs, who
secured their first playoff berth since 2004 with a victory over Ottawa on
Saturday, but have lost three of four games overall. James Reimer allowed four
goals on 25 shots in the setback.
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