DETROIT -- Ben Bishop made 28 saves to register his sixth career shutout, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 Sunday at Joe Louis Arena.
Center Tyler Johnson, right winger J.T. Brown and center Alex Killorn scored third-period goals for Tampa Bay (19-11-3). Bishop recorded his third shutout of the season.
Petr Mrazek stopped 24 shots for Detroit (15-11-9), which lost its fifth in a row and fell to 5-8-6 at home.
Johnson gave Tampa Bay a 1-0 lead 3:13 into the third period when he tipped in a loose puck from the front of the net. It was Johnson's eighth goal.
Brown's second goal of the season made it 2-0 at 9:1. Brown tipped in a pass from the corner from center Nate Thompson.
Killorn added an empty-net goal with 1:15 left. It was his seventh of the season.
Detroit right winger Johan Franzen went to the dressing room after taking a glove to the face from Tampa Bay's Radko Gudas early in the second period, and he did not return. When Franzen got back to the bench, he yelled at Gudas as the Lightning defenseman skated by the Wings' bench, and Franzen received an unsportsmanlike penalty 4:35 into the middle period. Red Wings right winger Todd Bertuzzi served the penalty.
It was the second consecutive game that the Red Wings lost a player to being hit in the face. On Saturday night, left winger Justin Abdelkader took a shoulder to the face from Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland and had to leave the game. Abdelkader didn't play Sunday because he was going through the league's possible-concussion process.
Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk hit the goal post with 6:08 remaining in the opening period.
Lightning right winger Teddy Purcell hit the goal post 7:12 into the game.
NOTE: An apparent goal by Detroit C Gustav Nyquist 2:02 into the game was waved off because it was ruled the whistle had blown. The puck was lying beside Tampa Bay G Ben Bishop in the crease. ... The Red Wings recalled RW Tomas Jurco from AHL Grand Rapids on Sunday, and he made his NHL debut. He replaced LW Justin Abdelkader (possible concussion) in the lineup. ... Tampa Bay C Valtteri Filppula is a former Red Wing. He signed with the Lightning as a free agent in July. ... Lightning vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman played his entire Hall of Fame career with Detroit.
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