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Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - David Pastrnak recorded his second straight two-goal game and the Boston Bruins upended the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-3, at TD Garden. Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic also tallied for the Bruins, winners of four straight after losing three in a row. David Krejci and Torey Krug each posted a pair of assists while Tuukka Rask contributed 16 saves to the victory. Steven Stamkos tallied twice and Ryan Callahan once for the Lightning, who have lost back-to-back games for the first time since Dec. 19-20. Ben Bishop surrendered four goals on 34 shots in defeat. Pastrnak circled behind Bishop and potted a Krug rebound 90 seconds into the third to give Boston a 4-2 lead. The marker gave the 18-year-old four goals in his brief career, after his two-score effort in a 3-1 win at Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon. Tampa crept back to 4-3 with 5:42 on the clock, as Callahan was the last member of the Lightning to get his stick on a shot originating from Mark Barberio which deflected off Alex Killorn en route. Bishop was on the bench for most of the last minute-plus in regulation, but the visitors failed to find an equalizer. Stamkos got his stick on a cross-ice feed by Ondrej Palat and tipped it past Rask from the right side of the crease at 9:23 of the first period to open the scoring. Marchand evened things with 3:18 left before intermission with a wrister from a sharp angle on the right wing during a delayed penalty call. Stamkos once more put his club on top, this time with a short-side wrister in the left circle with 9:05 to play in the second. Pastrnak provided the Bruins first answer with 4:36 remaining, on a brilliant individual effort with a crossover from the left wing to the right side. There was only 53.2 showing when the hosts took a 3-2 lead, after Lucics backhander caromed off Bishop, then Bolts defenseman Anton Stralman before settling inside the net. Game Notes Boston extended its franchise-best win streak on home ice against the Lightning to nine consecutive games, since Tampa Bay claimed a 5-3 decision on March 25, 2010 ... Palat added two assists in the setback ... Both teams are in action on Thursday, as the Bruins host the Rangers and the Bolts welcome the Oilers. Wholesale Hurricanes Jerseys .C. Now hes squarely in the U.S. capital and helping the Washington Wizards playoff drive. John Wall scored 33 points, Gooden got 11 of his 21 in the final quarter and the Wizards overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 101-94 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Carolina Hurricanes Pro Shop . Less than 24 hours later, in the same arena, he tried to recreate the magic of his all-time favourite player. 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Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori and Nick Kyrgios are three next-generation players touted as serious Grand Slam contenders having all claimed ATP titles in recent years. So what about the rest of the pack? There are a number of highly-talented young stars who could potentially cause and upset or two on the red stuff at Roland Garros.Kei Nishikori Kei Nishikori lost the Barcelona final to Rafa Nadal Dynamic dark horse Kei Nishikori is a former US Open finalist and has the speed, agility and guile around the court to be regarded as the best outsider for the title.The Japanese trailblazer collected his fourth Memphis crown earlier this year to take his total career titles to 11 but world No 1 Djokovic and clay-court king Nadal have been a major obstacle for the swashbuckling 26-year-old from collecting a big win on the dirt.After losing out to the top-ranked Serb in the Miami final he was unable to retain his Barcelona crown against the Spaniard. Nishikori v Novak Djokovic in the final of the Miami Open A semi-final defeat to Djokovic in Madrid followed and he then took the 11-time Grand Slam champion to three gruelling sets in the last four of the Rome Masters, but once again came out second best.He had been plagued with injuries earlier in his career, and has been through physical wear and tear over the course of a major tournament before, which is one of the main reasons why he has failed to collect a major title.But with American legend Michael Chang in the corner of the former world No 4, Nishikori has the shot-making ability and battling qualities to be a real contender in Paris.Milos Raonic Highlights from Milos Raonic v Andy Murray Hard-hitting Canadian Milos Raonic laid down his French Open credentials with a blistering start to the year.He won his eighth ATP singles title at the Brisbane International but has recently suffered consecutive quarter-final exits in Monte Carlo and Madrid to Murray and Djokovic - yes, those two again! After losing coach Ivan Ljubicic to Roger Federer leading into 2016, the 25-year-old got one back on the 17-time major winner in Brisbane before embarking on an impressive run at the Australian Open. Highlights of the final at Indian Wells between Novak Djokovic and Raonic He looked to be on course for a place in the final after outplaying Murray for long periods. But leading two sets to one, he became increasingly hampered by an abductor injury, and struggled to push off and change direction. That resulted in a five-set defeat. Probably the most heartbroken Ive felt on court, Raonic said in his post-match press conference.The physical and mental hurt from coming so close to a major final will be etched in his mind, but with tennis legend Carlos Moya on his team, the 6ft 5in former Wimbledon semi-finalist will hope his fans will believe in the sleeve as he eyes his first major final and make up for his absence in Paris last year due to a foot injury.Nick Kyrgios Kyrgios executed the perfect between-the-legs shot If youre looking for excitement and controversy then look no further than Australias Nick Kyrgios.ddddddddddddThe 21-year-old Canberra star is regarded as the next big thing Down Under and has the ability to play an expansive style of game which involves a world-class serve, an easy motion when striking through the ball and accurate shot-making most of the time. He also has a brash attitude and has as many headlines for his on-court misbehaviour as his outlandish talent.The proud Australian of Greek and Malaysian heritage was involved in the infamous sledging incident against Stan Wawrinka when he received a suspended 28-day ban and a $25,000 fine for a vulgar comment he made towards the Swiss at the Rogers Cup in Montreal last year. Kyrgios questioned the integrity of an umpire... He began 2016 in eyebrow-raising fashion by answering his phone on court before a mixed doubles game at the Australian Open.But he seems to have put his past misdemeanors behind him and recently demonstrated why he has been tipped for stardom by winning his first ATP title at the Marseille Open in February. He has also reached three other semi-finals and took Nadal to three sets in Rome.Dominic Thiem Highlights of Dominic Thiem beating Roger Federer The final player on the list is budding Austrian talent Dominic Thiem. His game has been harnessed by Boris Beckers first coach, Gunter Bresnik. At the age of 22, he has risen up the rankings at a speed of knots - he is currently world No 15.At a rangy 6ft 1in and almost 13 stone, Thiem is a real athlete with a powerful forehand, a strong serve and nifty hands, although he admits needing to work more on his movement around the court.Nicknamed Dominator he demonstrated his versatility by winning in Buenos Aries, where he beat Nadal.Thiem, who also won three titles on clay in 2015, then went on to triumph on the hard courts of Acapulco before finishing as runner-up to Philipp Kohlschreiber in Munich this year.He heads to Paris having reached the quarter-finals in Rome where he put out Federer in the last 16 before falling to Nishikori in the last eight.Any more? Borna Coric leads the next generation With the best of the rest, dont discount 13th-ranked David Goffin who reached back-to-back semi-finals in Indian Wells and Miami earlier this year.Then theres teenage sensation Borna Coric who has finished as runner-up in Chennai and Marrakech in 2016.The final player to keep a close eye on is 19-year-old German star Alexander Zverev. Nicknamed Sasha, he likes to serve big and is aggressive on his ground strokes and return which is why is has already climbed into the world top 50.Who do you think will make a breakthrough at the 2016 French Open? Let us know your views by signing in with Facebook below and sending us a message.And the big guns? Djokovic and Murray are always in the hunt So far this year world No 1 Djokovic has been in awe-inspiring form after winning the Australian Open. Hes 37-3 for the season heading to Paris and has already collected five titles this year, including victory on the Madrid dirt.World No 2 Murray has proved he can dig deep against the very best once again. He mastered Djokovic for only the second time since his Wimbledon win by conquering Rome to put him in high spirits heading to Roland Garros.Then theres Nadal who seems to be reinvigorated and his vintage form and confidence has returned just in time for Paris as he aims to land an unprecedented 10th title.Then theres Wawrinka, who may find it tough to retain the title he won in such dramatic style against Djokovic last year. The Swiss world No 4 has suffered a dip in form. He has an 18-7 win-loss record so far this season, despite collecting early-season titles in Chennai and Dubai. On Clay his best effort was a quarter-final spot in Monte Carlo, but everyone knows he can produce his best on the big occasion.Check our news/reviews and features ahead of the French Open 2016 on skysports.com/tennis, our app for mobile devices and iPad and our Twitter account @skysportstennis. By purchasing a Sky Sports Day Pass for £6.99 or Sky Sports Week Pass for £10.99, you can enjoy access to all seven Sky Sports channels and watch on a TV with a NOW TV Box or on a range of devices. Also See: ATP schedule Tennis on Sky Latest scores Get a NOW TV pass Video ' ' '

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