TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ben Bishop made 36 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Saturday night in the teams’ preseason finale.
Aleksander Barkov opened the scoring on a power play 3:21 into the first period for Florida (0-4-2).
Tampa Bay (5-1-0) answered with goals by Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos and J.T. Brown later in the period, and Anton Stralman capped the scoring in the second.
Bishop got his third win in three preseason appearances.
Al Montoya made 24 stops for the Panthers.
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