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Lightning top Coyotes 4-1 to clinch Presidents' Trophy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Lightning earned one trophy on Monday night. Starting next month, they'll be one of the favorites in the chase for the Stanley Cup.

The Lightning clinched the Presidents' Trophy for the top regular-season mark in the league with a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

The Lightning, who have 56 wins and 116 points, will try to become the ninth Presidents' Trophy winner to win the Cup. The Presidents' Trophy was first awarded by the NHL in 1985-86.

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Leaders
Points: N. Kucherov117
Plus/Minus: R. McDonagh36
Shots on Goal: N. Kucherov215
PIM: C. Paquette72
Win: A. Vasilevskiy34
Shutouts: A. Vasilevskiy6
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 277 (1)
Shots: 2337 (12)
PP%: 28.5% (1)
Penalty Minutes: 667 (7)
Assists: 484 (1)
SH Goals: 7 (12)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
x-Tampa Bay 55 13 4 114
Boston 43 20 9 95
Toronto 43 24 5 91
Montreal 37 28 7 81
Florida 32 28 12 76
Buffalo 31 32 9 71
Detroit 25 37 10 60
Ottawa 25 41 6 56
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 189 (28)
Shots Against: 2308 (12)
PK%: 85.6% (1)
Penalty Minutes: 675 (5)
Shutouts: 6 (10)
Sv%: 0.918 (3)
Injuries
Date Player Status
3/9 D. Girardi Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
3/8 A. Stralman Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/18 C. Gaunce Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
3/8 J. Rutta Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
3/1 J. Huntington Signed as Free Agent Three-year, entry-level contract
2/20 M. Joseph Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
2/20 J. Rutta Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
2/19 J. Rutta Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
2/19 M. Joseph Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
2/13 M. Joseph Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
2/13 J. Rutta Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
2/12 J. Rutta Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL