Lightning edged by Hurricanes in preseason matchup

In Tampa, Florida, Cam Ward made 16 saves in the first two periods to help the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Ward was replaced by Daniel Altshuller in the third, and he allowed both Lightning goals on 12 shots.

Brody Sutter, Lucas Hallmark and Jeff Skinner scored for the Hurricanes.

Brayden Point and Bokondji Imama had Tampa Bay’s goals.

Adam Wilcox was charged with the loss, despite making 14 saves on 15 shots. Kristers Gudlevskis allowed two goals on 23 shots in the opening 30 minutes, 26 seconds.