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Lightning beat Canucks 4-2
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Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, left, of Sweden, allows a goal to Tampa Bay Lightning's Valtteri Filppula, not seen, while being screened by Alex Killorn, top right, as Canucks' Chris Tanev defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)
January 2, 2014, 12:55 am

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Valtteri Filppula had a goal and an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Wednesday night.

The Lightning, whose franchise is 21 years old, posted only its second win ever in Vancouver. Tampa Bay made history of another sort by posting a fourth straight road win for the first time since Jan. 8-Feb. 7, 2008.

Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn also scored for Tampa Bay.

Brad Richardson and Zac Dalpe replied for the Canucks, who lost their second straight.

Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop made 28 saves for his 21st win of the season as the Lightning outshot the Canucks 33-30. Vancouver's Eddie Lack recorded 29 saves.

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