The Toronto Maple Leafs (49-21-11) defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning (45-30-6) 4-3 on Tuesday night at Amalie Arena. The game was a playoff preview of sorts, as Tampa Bay and Toronto will meet in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning next week.
Tampa Bay got goals from Alex Killorn, Nick Perbix and Mikhail Sergachev in the losing effort. Andrei Vasilevskiy went 20-for-24 in net for the Bolts.
Steven Stamkos was honored in a pregame ceremony for playing in 1,000 NHL games.
The Lightning now wrap up the regular season against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Puck drop between Tampa Bay and Toronto is scheduled for 7:00 PM at Amalie Arena on Thursday.
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