Joe Smith's takeaways from Thursday's Lightning-Penguins game

Lightning's Steven Stamkos scores first goal in nearly a year

Joe Smith's takeaways from Thursday's Lightning-Penguins game

A prolific scorer with 322 regular season goals to his name, Stamkos missed almost 11 months recovering from a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee.

Stamkos entered with five assists in three games this season.

Slater Koekkoek got his first two National Hockey League goals, and Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov also scored for the Lightning. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves.

Jake Guentzel and Bryan Rust each had a goal and an assist for the Penguins (2-2-1). Antti Niemi, who allowed four goals on 13 shots over 9:16 against Chicago on October 5 in his Penguins debut, stopped 29 shots.

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First Period_1, Tampa Bay, Koekkoek 1 (Stralman, Kunitz), 6:07. 5, Pittsburgh, Sheary 3 (Ruhwedel, Niemi), 8:58.

Hunwick got Pittsburgh within 5-4 at 10:01 of the third.

The Tampa Bay Lightning star tallied in second-period of a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday to add to his goal total for the first time since November 15, 2016.

Hedman put the Lightning ahead 2-1 with a power-play goal that beat the buzzer at the end of the first period.

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Kris Letang assisted on Guentzel's goal and joined Paul Coffey (332) as the only Pittsburgh defenseman to reach 300 assists.

Power-play opportunities_Pittsburgh 1 of 5; Tampa Bay 2 of 5.

Penguins: Return home to play Florida on Saturday night.

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