Steven Stamkos racks up 3 assists, Lightning top Predators

BY foxsports • October 8, 2016

In Tampa, Florida, Steven Stamkos' three-assist performance helped the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Nashville Predators 5-3.

Nikita Nesterov, Brayden Point, Jonathan Drouin, Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat scored for the Lightning, while Tampa Bay goaltenders Ben Bishop and Andrei Vasilevskiy split time in net. Bishop made 14 saves on 16 shots in two periods, and Vasilevskiy stopped seven of eight shots in the third.

Pekka Rinne allowed all five Lightning goals on 36 shots.

Craig Smith scored twice for the Predators, and Colin Wilson added a goal.

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