NHL Game Night: 12-6-22 Red Wings at Lightning

Lightning can’t recover from unfocused start. DET-4TB-2 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed two goals on 24 shots for the loss. It’s the odd game where both teams scored the same number of goals when goalies were in net. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period1:54 DET Rasmussen (4), (Kubalik, Hronek) Third Period5:59 DET Berggren (3), (Maatta, Veleno)14:52 TB Stamkos … Read more

NHL Game Night: 12-3-22 Maple Leafs at Lightning

Lightning prevail in a game full of twists and turns. TOR-3TB-4 (OT) Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 39 shots for the victory. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period5:18 TOR Marner (9), (Kampf)(SH)7:40 TB Namestnikov (1), (Cirelli, Cernak)16:50 TOR Nylander (14), (Matthews, Bunting) Third Period1:51 TB Kucherov (11), (Stamkos, Perry)(PP)4:34 TB Colton (6), (Sergachev, Perry)(PP)11:55 TOR … Read more

AHL Game Day: 12-3-22 Crunch at Marlies

Mine eyes have seen the glory of Syracuse winning a low scoring game. SYR-3TOR-1 Max Lagace allowed one goal 27 shots for the victory. Full marks. The Crunch needed that. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period2:42 SYR Barre-Boulet (5), (Smith)(PP)9:24 TOR Steeves (7), (Shaw, Villeneuve)(PP) Third Period14:17 SYR Robert (10), (Element, Carlile)19:33 SYR Koepke (1), (Barre-Boulet, … Read more

AHL Game Night: 12-2-22 Crunch at Senators

If the Crunch had even a lick of defense and goaltending they’d be a juggernaut. If… SYR-4BEL-6 Hugo Alnefelt was back from injury and allowed five goals on 31 shots for the loss, dropping his season save percentage all the way back down to .900. First Period4:57 SYR Smith (7), (Raddysh, Fortier)11:53 SYR Thompson (3), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 12-1-22 Lightning at Flyers

Lightning dominate Philly on the night of Stamkos’ 1,000th point. TB-4PHI-1 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed one goal on 22 shots for the victory. He could’ve played most of this game in a hammock. First Period16:02 TB Paul (10), (Perry, Killorn)(PP) Second Period7:55 TB Paul (11), (Cole, Stamkos)19:56 TB Colton (5), (Perry) Third Period9:19 TB Cole (2), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 11-29-22 Lightning at Bruins

Lightning even strength offense fizzles in tightly contested matchup. TB-1BOS-3 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed two goals on 25 shots for the loss. He needed some goal support tonight, but they used it all up in Buffalo evidently. First Period1:07 BOS Hall (7), (Carlo, Frederic) Second Period18:20 TB Stamkos (13), (Kucherov, Point)(PP) Third Period2:49 BOS Hall (8), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 11-28-22 Lightning at Sabres

Madness reminiscent of a Crunch game. TB-6BUF-5 (OT) Brian Elliott allowed five goals on 37 shots for the OT win. He allowed two howling softies in the Third Period only to redeem himself on a breakaway in OT. Pure madness. First Period7:54 TB Point (9), (Kucherov, Hagel)(PP)16:48 TB Perry (3), (Stamkos)17:54 BUF Thompson (14), (unassisted)18:53 … Read more

AHL Game Day: 11-26-22 Bruins at Crunch

Syracuse almost returns the favor in rematch with the Bruins. PRO-6SYR-5 (OT) Max Lagace allowed six goals on 31 shots for the OT loss. His season save percentage is .874. I don’t make the news, I just report it. First Period8:16 PRO Toporowski (7), (Steen)13:11 PRO Toporowski (8), (Steen, McLaughlin)16:42 SYR Robert (8), (Finley, Thompson)(PP) … Read more

NHL Game Night: 11-25-22 Blues at Lightning

Tampa Bay looking good at the quarter post of the season. STL-2TB-5 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed two goals on 27 shots for the victory. First Period3:29 TB Point (7), (Hagel, Kucherov)3:57 TB Killorn (7), (Paul, Stamkos)8:04 TB Point (8), (Kucherov, Sergachev)(PP)16:50 STL Buchnevich (6), (Thomas, Kyrou)(PP) Second Period6:24 STL Kyrou (7), (Thomas, Buchnevich)6:42 TB Hagel (6), … Read more

AHL Game Night: 11-25-22 Bruins at Crunch

Winning streak ends as Third Period unravels. PRO-5SYR-3 Max Lagace allowed four goals on 40 shots for the loss. First Period6:16 SYR Walcott (7), (Finley)13:34 PRO Callahan (1), (Didier, Lysell)15:21 PRO Asselin (3), (Toporowski, Ahcan)(PP)16:38 SYR Smith (6), (Ryfors, Dumont)(PP) Second Period12:33 SYR Raddysh (8), (unassisted) Third Period2:04 PRO Brazeau (2), (Callahan, Beecher)3:32 PRO Toporowski … Read more