Blackhawks Zap Lightning 5-1

Tampa Bay drops 5th straight; Khabibulin saves 21 against old team
By Max Brallier,  Newser User
Posted Nov 29, 2007 2:24 AM CST
Chicago Blackhawks' Martin Havlat (24) is congratulated by teammates Andrei Zyuzin, left, Brent Sopel, center, and Jason Williams, right, after Havlat scored his first goal of the season during the first...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Martin Havlet, playing in his first game since the season opener, scored twice within the first 43 seconds last night to spark a 5-1 Blackhawks victory over the struggling Lightning. It was the fifth straight loss for the Lightning, who now possess a league worst 2-9-1 record on the road, the St. Petersburg Times reports.

Elsewhere in the league:

  • The Oilers fell to the Avalanche 4-2 after being outshot 36 to 9 in the first 40 minutes.
  • The Kings beat the struggling Sharks in a 3-2 shootout.