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Lightning wins another, stretches streak to six straight in Boston

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The Tampa Bay Lightning is playing as if it will never lose again.

The Bolts won their sixth straight game Sunday night, sweeping past the Boston Bruins with relative ease, 4-1.

Ryan Callahan scored twice for Tampa Bay. Steven Stamkos and Alex Killorn each scored once. For Stamkos, it was his sixth straight game of scoring a goal and his 28th of the season.

Callahan has had a tough year, but this was his fourth goal in the last four games.

Ben Bishop stopped 32 of 33 shots for Tampa Bay.

The Lightning took over second place in the Atlantic Division, going two points up on the Bruins and trailing first-place Florida by two.

Tampa Bay won its second straight game on the road. The Lightning plays at Toronto tonight.

Gary Shelton is one of the most recognized and honored sportswriters in the history of the state. He has won the APSE's national columnist of the year twice and finished in the top 10 eight times. He was named the Florida Sportswriter of the Year six times. Gary joined SaintPetersBlog in the spring, helping to bring a sports presence to the website. Over his time in sports writing, Gary has covered 29 Super Bowls, 10 Olympics, Final Fours, Masters, Wimbledons and college national championships. He was there when the Bucs won a Super Bowl, when the Lightning won a Stanley Cup and when the Rays went to a World Series. He has seen Florida, FSU and Miami all win national championships, and he covered Bear Bryant, Bobby Bowden and Don Shula along the way. He and his wife Janet have four children: Eric, Kevin, K.C. and Tori. To contact, visit

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