Final

Series (Game 1 of 2)

Series tied 1-1

Game 1: Monday, September 24th
Red Wings3Final
Lightning4
Game 2: Thursday, September 27th
Lightning2Final
SO
Red Wings3

Red Wings 3

(3-2-0, 6 pts)

Lightning 4

(2-1-0, 4 pts)

7:30 PM ET, September 24, 2007

Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

1 2 3 T
DET 2 0 13
TB 1 3 04

M. St. Louis (RW):

B. Richards (C):

A. Roy (LW):

Lightning 4, Red Wings 3

Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Martin St. Louis scored two power-play goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in a preseason game Monday night.

St. Louis tied it 2-2 on his first goal, coming midway through the first. His second put Tampa Bay ahead 4-2 at 14:39 of the second.

Andre Roy and Andreas Karlsson also scored for the Lightning. Karri Ramo had 20 saves.

Detroit got goals from Jonathan Ericsson, Johan Franzen and Brett Lebda, who scored with 3:31 left in the third to make it 4-3. Chris Osgood played two periods and stopped 14 of 18 shots.

Most of Detroit's regulars didn't make the trip.

Tampa Bay was without Vincent Lecavalier, who led the NHL with 52 goals last season. The center left Saturday's game against Washington with an upper body injury.

Others sitting out for the Lightning included forwards Chris Gratton (eye), Michel Ouellet (strained hamstring) and Ryan Craig (herniated disc), and defenseman Dan Boyle (wrist surgery).

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