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Associated Press, Published February 01 2013

Conacher has two goals as Lightning beat Jets

TAMPA, Fla. – Cory Conacher had two goals and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the Winnipeg Jets 8-3 during an NHL game on Friday night.

Tampa Bay also got goals from Steven Stamkos, Vincent Lecavalier, Nate Thompson, Teddy Purcell, Ryan Malone and Benoit Pouliot. Stamkos and Lecavalier both added two assists.

Winnipeg 0 0 3 – 3

Tampa Bay 3 3 2 – 8

First period: 1, Tampa Bay, Conacher 4 (Carle, Pouliot), 7:57 (pp). 2, Tampa Bay, Stamkos 5 (Purcell, Lindback), 14:11 (pp). 3, Tampa Bay, Lecavalier 4 (St. Louis, Stamkos), 16:55 (pp).

Second period: 4, Tampa Bay, Conacher 5 (Brewer, Lecavalier), :26. 5, Tampa Bay, Thompson 1 (Crombeen, Brewer), 4:43. 6, Tampa Bay, Purcell 2 (Stamkos), 5:43.

Third period: 7, Winnipeg, Enstrom 2 (Postma, Ladd), 5:34. 8, Winnipeg, Postma 1 (Little, Enstrom), 6:35 (pp). 9, Tampa Bay, Malone 4 (Lecavalier, Conacher), 8:46. 10, Winnipeg, Ladd 3 (Postma, Enstrom), 9:49 (pp). 11, Tampa Bay, Pouliot 2 (Pyatt, Hedman), 18:35.

Shots on Goal – Winnipeg 7-10-12 – 29. Tampa Bay 10-7-8 – 25.

Goalies: Winnipeg, Pavelec, Montoya. Tampa Bay, Lindback. A – 19,204 (19,204). T – 2:33.