Jeff Skinner and Chad LaRose each tallied 2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Cam Ward stopped 28-of-30 shots for Carolina, which had lost four of its past five games coming in.

Teddy Purcell and Brett Connolly netted goals for the Lightning, who came in winning four of their last five contests.

Dwayne Roloson made 27 saves in the loss.