Jagr, Luongo help Panthers beat Lightning, take first place
Florida Panthers right wing Jaromir Jagr (68), of the Czech Republic, controls the puck against Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist, Roberto Luongo made 33 saves and the Florida Panthers took over first place in the Atlantic Division by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night.
Vincent Trocheck, Jiri Hudler, Jonathan Huberdeau and Jussi Jokinen also scored for the Panthers, who have a two-point lead over the Lightning.
Tampa Bay got goals from Tyler Johnson and Steven Stamkos.
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The Lightning were without right wing Nikita Kucherov, who took a shot off his foot in a 7-4 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night. Right wing Ryan Callahan, defenseman Anton Stralman and center Valtteri Filppula also sat for Tampa Bay with injuries.