Lowly Leafs down Lightning 4-1

Tampa Bay Lighting's Steven Stamkos battles for the puck with Toronto Maple Leafs' Morgan Rielly, left, during the second period of NHL action in Toronto, Tuesday, March 15, 2016. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)
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TORONTO (AP) Ben Smith and Connor Carrick scored their first goals of the season and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 Tuesday night.

With the win, the Leafs have won back-to-back games and picked up points in four of their past five.

Zach Hyman and P.A. Parenteau added empty-net goals while Jonathan Bernier made 26 saves for his ninth win of the season.

Brian Boyle scored for Tampa Bay. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 20 shots in the loss.