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Bishop gets 2nd shutout, Stamkos scores 2 goals, and the Lightning beat the Blackhawks 4-0

  • Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4), of Sweden, advance on the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

    Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4), of Sweden, advance on the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula (51), of Finland, controls the puck against Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger (16), of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula (51), of Finland, controls the puck against Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger (16), of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman David Rundblad (5), of Sweden, battle for the pucks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman David Rundblad (5), of Sweden, battle for the pucks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)  (The Associated Press)

Ben Bishop made 28 saves for his second shutout, Steven Stamkos scored two goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Friday night.

Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan also scored for the Lightning, who returned home after a 3-2 road trip against Western Conference teams.

Stamkos has 11 goals and 17 points in nine games against Chicago.

Chicago backup goalie Scott Darling stopped 25 shots.

The Blackhawks beat Florida 3-0 Thursday in their first game since losing leading scorer Patrick Kane, placed on long-term injured reserve Wednesday with a broken left collarbone suffered in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Panthers.

Boyle opened the scoring in the second period from the slot off a nifty pass from behind the net by Jonathan Drouin. Stamkos made it 2-0 after deflecting Jason Garrison's shot from just inside the blue line with 2:07 left in the second. He added his 34th goal on a late third-period power play.

Callahan put the Lightning ahead 3-0 by redirecting Valtteri Filppula's pass during a power play in the third period.

Tampa Bay's second-ranked home penalty-killing unit killed off three Chicago power plays during the first session. Bishop made six saves on the Blackhawks' third try late in the period.

Chicago's Duncan Keith was given four minutes for high-sticking Cedric Paquette midway through the first, but the Blackhawks' road-best penalty killers limited Tampa Bay to two shots.

The Blackhawks got a break when Nikita Kucherov beat Darling just seconds after the first period ended.

NOTES: Chicago acquired D Kimmo Timonen from Philadelphia for a 2015 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2016 fourth-rounder. Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman said he is also looking to add a forward before the trade deadline. ... Paquette was briefly out for treatment after getting cut around the mouth on Keith's high stick. ... Garrison had two assists. ... Tampa Bay D Victor Hedman played one day after leaving practice early due to an undisclosed problem and had an assist.