NHL Playoff Game Night 4/20: Lightning at Devils

And now the Lightning will be swimming against the current in Game Six.

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Johan Holmqvist allowed 2 goals on 13 shots. Yes, just 13 shots. The Lightning trounced Jersey in shots by a 31-14 margin. However, the bounces were not going the Lightning's way tonight and Brodeur's confidence seems to be growing. It's hard to get angry about how the team played. They outplayed the Devils by all objective measures. Shots. Scoring chances. Zone time. They all favored the Lightning greatly. Still, the team finds itself behind the eight ball trailing 3 games to 2 going into Sunday.

The good news is, the Lightning have survived this test before. Recall, the team rallied from a 3-2 series defecit to defeat Calgary for the cup in '04. The Lightning have some experience to draw on. But they need to get back to finishing their chances.

Game sheet from NHL.com.

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13 shots

i think from seeing the first goal that Holmer should have stopped it, I did not see the second and of course the 3rd was an eng. If they do not play with more passion and push the puck up the ice instead of back and forth in their own end and take advantage of their strengths then they are playing NJ's game. I like Holmer but only 13 shots -wow- I think that says it all.

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