Tampa Bay 1 3 0—4
Washington 0 1 1—2

First Period_1, Tampa Bay, Stamkos 6 (Point, Hedman), 13:53 (pp). Penalties_Stralman, TB, (boarding), 8:58; Holtby, WSH, served by Chiasson, (tripping), 12:57.

Second Period_2, Tampa Bay, Kucherov 7 (Stamkos, Hedman), 1:50 (pp). 3, Tampa Bay, Hedman 1 (Palat, Kucherov), 3:37. 4, Washington, Connolly 4 (Stephenson, Niskanen), 10:31. 5, Tampa Bay, Point 6 (Johnson, Coburn), 16:03. Penalties_Eller, WSH, (closing hand on the puck), 1:34; Eller, WSH, (slashing), 6:44; Callahan, TB, (roughing), 13:20.

Third Period_6, Washington, Kuznetsov 9 (Oshie, Eller), 16:58. Penalties_Killorn, TB, (interference), 4:01; Stamkos, TB, (roughing), 7:01; Eller, WSH, (cross checking), 7:01; Kempny, WSH, (cross checking), 7:17; Kuznetsov, WSH, (high sticking), 12:03.

Shots on Goal_Tampa Bay 10-8-5_23. Washington 14-11-13_38.

Power-play opportunities_Tampa Bay 2 of 5; Washington 0 of 3.

Goalies_Tampa Bay, Vasilevskiy 9-4 (38 shots-36 saves). Washington, Holtby 10-4 (23-19).

A_18,506 (18,277). T_2:39.

Referees_Eric Furlatt, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen_Derek Amell, Scott Cherrey.