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TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Lightning entered the All-Star break on a positive note.Alex Killorn had two goals, Valtteri Filppula added a goal and an assist, and the Lightning took over the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.Theyve done everything weve asked, said Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper.Brian Boyle also scored for the Lightning, who lead the idle New York Islanders by one point in the East. Ben Bishop stopped 27 shots in Tampa Bays eighth straight home win.Were definitely comfortable at home, Lightning defenceman Jason Garrison said.Tampa Bay kept the Canucks off the scoreboard on seven power plays, including a pair of 5-on-3s.Clearly, the penalty kill saved us, Cooper said. Outstanding.The Lightning were 0 for 5 with the man advantage.Vancouver got 22 saves from Ryan Miller. Frank Corrado ruined Bishops shutout bid at 8:09 of the third. Miller had his chance for a third consecutive shutout end late in the third period of Monday nights 2-1 win at Florida.The Canucks completed a five-game trip at 3-2.The boys gave it everything they could, Miller said. Im pretty proud of the way they responded on this trip. Well get some rest here, and hopefully that attitude and that willingness to compete and grind will be there when we get back.Filppula opened the scoring with 6:28 left in the second after skating into the low slot from the left circle and redirecting Steven Stamkos pass in the net.After Killorn scored just 11 seconds into the third from the right circle, Boyle made it 3-0 at 4:16. Brett Connolly ended a 58-game assist drought and Brendan Morrow got his first point in 19 games with assists on Boyles goal.We were in a good position there in the third, Miller said. Im disappointed not to get a save for the guys, keeping it close in the third. Its frustrating not to keep it closer.Killorn added an empty-netter with 2:26 to play.Bishop made a nice save on Radim Vrbata midway through the second.Vancouver went without a shot for the opening 14:35 and finished the first period with four. The Canucks had just one shot during the third period of Mondays game with Florida.Miller made saves on quality chances by Nikita Kucherov and Stamkos during the initial seven minutes of the first. He also stopped Ryan Callahans wraparound 5 minutes into the second.The game was there for us to win, Vancouver centre Henrik Sedin said. I dont think they played their best game and we didnt play our best game, but we had enough chances on the power play to win on the power play. So that lost us the game.NOTES: Stamkos entered on a streak of no assists in nine games. The Lightning captain scored six goals over the period. ... Bishop is 4-0 against Vancouver. ... Miller is 20-10 against the Lightning. ... 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Marian Gaborik had two goals and an assist and Martin Jones made just 17 saves to record his fourth shutout of the season as the Kings snapped a three-game losing skid with a 3-0 victory over the lowly Oilers on Thursday. Mike Reilly Jersey . The redshirt freshman finished the regular season with nearly 3,500 passing yards, and 35 touchdowns with another three on the ground while leading the Seminoles to the top of the BCS Rankings.LOUDON, N.H. -- Ryan Newman used a track-record lap to fuel his run at a championship. Newman set the New Hampshire Motor Speedway qualifying record with a lap of 136.497 mph to win the pole and headline a top 12 loaded with Chase drivers for Sundays race. Chase for the Sprint Cup championship drivers filled 10 of the top 12 spots Friday. Kasey Kahne was second and joins Newman on the front row, Jeff Gordon was third and Kurt Busch fourth for what will be the second Chase race. Joey Logano qualified sixth, Kevin Harvick was eighth, series points leader and last weeks winner Matt Kenseth was ninth, and Greg Biffle starts 10th. Jimmie Johnson is 11th and Kyle Busch 12th. Martin Truex Jr. starts fifth the same week he found out NAPA was dumping sponsorship of his Michael Waltrip Racing No. 56 car after the race-fixing attempts at Richmond earlier this month. "This is definitely not the time of year you want to find out that you really dont have a ride next year," Truex said. "Its going to be tough, but well have to deal with it and figure it out." Truex did qualify for the Chase with NAPA last season, finishing 11th in points, and was in contention for the final Chase wild card berth at Richmond while driving with a broken wrist. He got a new cast this week and still doesnt know if hell need surgery at the end of the season. The Chase moves on Sunday to New Hampshire, where NASCAR has a 13-driver championship field for the first time since the title-deciding format began in 2004. Newman is eighth in the standings, certainly within striking distance of Kenseth.dddddddddddd. He won his second pole of the season and 51st in 432 career Cup races. Newman won from the pole this season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Newman, who is leaving Stewart-Haas Racing for a 2014 ride with Richard Childress, has three career wins at New Hampshire. "This track is the birthplace of track position," he said. "It is really difficult to pass. Having a good pit selection, having all those things weve had to many times before (helps). Last time we were on the pole here, we led a lot of laps and won. Im hoping we can duplicate that again." The rest of the Chase field saw Clint Bowyer start 16th and Dale Earnhardt Jr. 17th. Earnhardt is 13th in the Chase standings and was disgusted on the grid after his poor lap. "The car just hadnt been turning well and the front end is a bit of a handful," he said. NASCAR would love for the talk of the sport to return to racing and the Chase and not the scandal that rocked the sport. NASCAR took the unprecedented step of adding Gordon as a 13th driver and booted Truex from the field. Gordon, a four-time champion, was sixth in Chicago and has four straight top-10 finishes to work his way up to seventh in the standings. "We are in it and we want to show everyone why we are in it," Gordon said. "I think we had the last three races leading into Chicago. We were pretty good, but previously in the season we just have had our struggles. We have had missed opportunities and its hard to always put your finger on what exactly has caused those things." Wholesale Jerseys From China Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Cheap Jerseys 2020 ' ' '


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