Stamkos’ 4 points lead Lightning over Maple Leafs; Bishop loses teeth

Ben Bishop
Ben Bishop, AP file photo

TORONTO – Steven Stamkos matched a career-high with four points – two goals and two assists – and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-3 on Tuesday night.

Frederik Andersen gave up seven goals on only 24 shots, the third time in five starts he has allowed at least five goals and fourth time he’s allowed four or more. The 27-year-old has an .851 save percentage so far this season.

Alex Killorn, Victor Hedman, Nikita Kucherov, Vladislav Namestnikov and Jonathan Drouin added goals for Tampa Bay, while Ben Bishop made 40 saves.

William Nylander, James van Riemsdyk and Auston Matthews scored for the Maple Leafs, who outshot the Lightning 43-24.

Bishop took a shot off his mask and lost several teeth.

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