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Record Night

Tampa Bay goes to 103 points for the season as the Bolts demolish the Washington Capitals (or was that the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight? There really wasn't much of a difference in play) 4-1 at Times Palace.

The 103 points furthers Tampa Bay's record number of Points in a season, while Brad Richards 190th career assist set the Tampa Bay assists record. The game was played before the Lightning's 8th straight sell-out crowd, another record... The victory was Tampa Bay's 23rd at home this season - another franchise record.

Dave Andreychuk just missed his 20th goal of the season during the final minutes of the 3rd period. Andreychuk has 18 20 goal seasons and a 19th would put him one behind Ron Francis....

I make the cruel comparison to the Pittsburgh Penguins because Capitals goalie Matthew Yeats played well in front of a porous defense and was peppered with shots by the Lightning.

It should also be noted Eric Perrin -- Martin St. Louis' partner in crime at the University of Vermont -- made his NHL debut tonight, notching 1 shot on goal as he played on the fourth line in place of Martin Cibak. Perrin played 9 minutes and forty three seconds on ice....