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Tampa Bay's Dwayne Roloson stopped several good scoring chances in first, including shots from Alex Ovechkin and Mike Knuble. He made a second-period glove save on Mike Green, who whacked his stick on the glass in frustration.
Neuvirth stopped a shot from the slot by Stamkos, and rookie J.T. Brown's in-close chance during the second.
NOTES: Stamkos added an assist, giving him three assists and 11 points during a six-game point streak. ... Semin, who also had an assist, has 23 goals and 43 points in 39 games against Tampa Bay. ... Purcell snapped his 11-game goal drought, dating to March 8 against the Capitals. ... Washington G Tomas Vokoun is out with a groin strain. He has played just once -- for 18 minutes last Thursday -- in the last nine games. ... Lightning C Nate Thompson earned his first assist in 26 games when he helped set up Hedman's goal.
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