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Filppula helps set up 3 of 4 Lightning goals in 4-3 NHL preseason win over Blues

Tampa Bay Lightning's Artem Sergeev, of Russia, shoots and scores during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Tampa Bay Lightning's Artem Sergeev, of Russia, shoots and scores during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS - Valtteri Filppula assisted on three of Tampa Bay's four goals, and the Lightning beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Friday night for their third NHL preseason win in three days.

Artem Sergeev, Brett Connolly, Ondrej Palat and Pierre-Cedric Labrie had goals for the Lightning (3-0), who will host the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.

Ben Bishop, who grew up in St. Louis, and Anders Lindback split time in goal for the Lightning. Bishop stopped 14 of 15 shots. Lindback made 13 saves on 15 shots.

Corey Locke had a goal and assist for the Blues, who were beaten by the Lightning 4-3 in a shootout on Wednesday. Alexander Steen and T.J. Oshie added goals.

Jaroslav Halak made his first preseason start in goal and played the entire game, making 19 saves.

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