Boyle beat Washington goalie Olaf Kolzig with a long shot. Marc
Denis, acquired from Columbus in the offseason, made 40 saves in
his Lightning debut.
Washington built a 2-0 lead on a goal from Alexander Semin just
2:20 into the first period, and another from Matt Pettinger at
12:24 in the second.
But Norman Milley cut the deficit in half 4 minutes after
Pettinger's goal, poking Rob Dimaio's centering feed past Kolzig.
Vincent Lecavalier tied it midway through the third on a 5-on-3
advantage, when his centering pass deflected off the skate of
Washington's Brian Potheir and past Kolzig, who finished with 33
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