The Tampa Bay Lightning decisively defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 5 to 2, on December 31, 2011.

Final

CAR

Hurricanes

13-21-6

2

TBL

Lightning

17-17-3

5

Team

CAR

TBL

1

1

1

2

1

1

3

0

3

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

CAR

TBL

Lightning

Steven Stamkos (EV) assisted by Martin St. Louis and Steve Downie

0

1

Hurricanes

Justin Faulk (PP) assisted by Drayson Bowman and Eric Staal

1

1

2nd period

CAR

TBL

Hurricanes

Jay Harrison (PP) assisted by Eric Staal and Jamie McBain

2

1

Lightning

Steven Stamkos (EV) assisted by Martin St. Louis and Steve Downie

2

2

3rd period

CAR

TBL

Lightning

Steven Stamkos (PP) assisted by Martin St. Louis and Ryan Malone

2

3

Lightning

Teddy Purcell (EV) assisted by Ryan Malone and Brett Clark

2

4

Lightning

Steve Downie (EV) assisted by Ryan Malone and Tom Pyatt

2

5