12/7/2006 10:22:17 PM
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Vincent Lecavalier had three goals and two assists, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning stop a four-game losing streak with an 8-0 victory over the Southeast Division-leading Atlanta Thrashers on Thursday night.
Lecavalier has four career hat tricks. He has scored a goal in five consecutive games.
The Lightning record for goals in a game is four, set by Chris Kontos in the team's first-ever game Oct. 7, 1992, against Chicago.