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Moore lifts Lightning past Panthers in shootout

Dominic Moore scored the only shootout goal and Dan Ellis stopped all three Florida shooters in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 2-1 victory over the Panthers on Friday night.

The goal withstood a video review to determine whether Moore hit the puck twice while deking Tomas Vokoun.

Ellis made 30 saves in regulation and overtime, then stopped Mike Santorelli, Michael Frolik and Stephen Weiss before Moore scored on the Lightning's third attempt.

Steve Downie scored in regulation for Southeast Division-leading Tampa Bay, which has won three in a row.

Cory Stillman scored for the Panthers, who wrapped up a six-game homestand 3-0-3.

Vokoun stopped Vincent Lecavalier on a penalty shot with 1:05 left in overtime. Lecavalier was awarded the shot when he was tripped from behind by defenseman Bryan Allen.

Earlier in overtime, Ellis made a great pad save on Dennis Wideman's one-timer.

Florida, last in the NHL in power-play percentage, was 0 for 7 with the man advantage, failing to score with a two-man advantage for 44 seconds in the third period.

Tampa Bay won for the first time in three meetings against Florida this season.

This was the seventh consecutive one-goal game for Florida, tying a franchise record set in 2001-02.

Stillman opened the scoring 50 seconds into the game with a short backhander from the front of the net. He took a rebound and tried to pass across the crease, but the puck went off Steven Stamkos' stake right back to Stillman.

Downie tied it at 14:05 of the first off a beautiful feed from Stamkos, the league leader in goals. After taking a pass from Martin St. Louis, Stamkos skated between Wideman and Allen before dropping a back pass to Downie, who put home the one-timer.

Vokoun finished with 20 saves.

NOTES: Tampa Bay will return home Sunday against Atlanta to start a 12-game homestand that will run through the All-Star break. ... Florida won the previous two meetings, 6-0 at Florida and 4-3 at Tampa Bay. ... Florida C Mike Santorelli had his seven-game points streak snapped. ... Florida recalled D Clay Wilson from Rochester of the AHL. ... Florida D Dmitry Kulikov missed the game because of a rib injury. He was hurt Wednesday night against Columbus.