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Game Analysis: Hurricanes avenge losses to Tampa Bay in 4-2 win. Skinner dazzles, LaRose grinds way to two goals each.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are getting into the swing of the season. How did they do at their division rival Carolina?
With the standings tight int he Southeast early on, the Bolts battle the Carolina Hurricanes tonight.
|- 1, Tampa Bay Goal - Teddy Purcell (4), from Marc-Andre Bergeron and Ryan Malone at 15:14. 2, Carolina Power-Play Goal - Chad LaRose (2), from Jay Harrison and Alexei Ponikarovsky at 18:21. Penalties - Ryan Shannon, Tampa Bay (Holding), 12:51; Dwayne Roloson, Tampa Bay (Tripping), 16:23.|
|- 3, Carolina Goal - Jeff Skinner (5), from Joni Pitkanen at :22. 4, Carolina Goal - Jeff Skinner (6), from Jussi Jokinen at 10:38. Penalties - Eric Staal, Carolina (Tripping), 4:58; Chad LaRose, Carolina (Hooking), 4:58.|
|- 5, Tampa Bay Goal - Brett Connolly, from Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier at 14:16. 6, Carolina Goal - Chad LaRose (3), from Jiri Tlusty at 15:10. Penalties - Jay Harrison, Carolina (Cross checking), 20:00.|