AHL Game Night: 4-2-21 Crunch at Americans

Restocked Crunch paste Rochester. SYR-6ROC-2 Samuel Montambeault allowed two goals on 27 shots for the victory. First Period8:24 SYR Morand (2), (M. Stephens, Green)(PP)14:00 SYR Denisenko (4), (Green, Semykin)18:57 SYR Ludvig (2), (Witkowski, Raddysh) Second PeriodNO SCORING Third Period1:03 ROC Murray (4), (Ruotsalainen, Oglevie)(PP)6:07 SYR Katchouk (5), (Day, Ludvig)12:07 ROC Ruotsalainen (4), (Smith, Oglevie)13:49 SYR … Read more

NHL Game Night: 4-1-21 Blue Jackets at Lightning

McDonagh returns as Lightning snap skid. CBJ-2TB-3 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed two goals on 38 shots for the victory. Made some key stops. Got some luck/help, too. First Period15:45 TB Point (14), (Stamkos, Hedman)(PP) Second Period9:04 CBJ Werenski (5), (Robinson, Domi) Third Period10:54 CBJ Robinson (5), (Domi, Werenski)14:49 TB Colton (3), (Maroon, Joseph)15:54 TB Point (15), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-30-21 Blue Jackets at Lightning

Lightning losing streak hits three is bizarre tilt. CBJ-3TB-1 Curtis McElhinney allowed two goals on 20 shots for the loss. Played well enough for a W on most nights. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period10:49 CBJ Bjorkstrand (13), (Werenski, Roslovic)19:28 CBJ Savard (1), (Texier, Foligno) Third Period4:12 TB Joseph (10), (Schenn, Borgman)18:29 CBJ Atkinson (13), (Foligno)(EN) … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-27-21 Lightning at Hurricanes

Short on D, Lightning again fall a goal short. TB-3CAR-4 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed four goals on 40 shots for the loss. First Period3:12 TB Coleman (7), (Rutta, Goodrow)5:41 TB Maroon (4), (Colton) Second Period2:24 CAR Paquette (4), (Necas, Pesce)3:26 CAR Aho (15), (Neiderreiter, Necas)15:44 CAR Necas (8), (Aho, Svechnikov)(PP) Third Period0:22 TB Joseph (9), (Maroon)16:07 … Read more

AHL Game Night: 3-26-21 Crunch at Americans

Crunch suddenly streaking. SYR-4ROC-3 (OT) Samuel Montambeault allowed three goals on 25 shots for the victory. First Period1:35 SYR Wilson (1), (Juulsen)5:07 ROC Biro (1), (Elie, Quinn)14:54 SYR Barre-Boulet (4), (Stephens, Thomas)15:17 SYR Katchouk (4), (Thomas)16:58 ROC Laaksonen (1), (Elie, Biro)(PP) Second PeriodNO SCORING Third Period8:47 ROC Biro (2), (Samuelsson, Fitzgerald) Overtime2:37 SYR Denisenko (3), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-25-21 Lightning at Stars

Lightning repeatedly shoot themselves in foot to snatch defeat at the finish line. TB-3DAL-4 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed four goals on 41 shots for the loss to snap his personal winning streak. He couldn’t fix the stupid in front of him tonight. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period2:46 TB Gourde (13), (Foote, Palat)5:58 TB Killorn (10), (Sergachev, … Read more

AHL Game Night: 3-24-21 Crunch at Penguins

Gemel Smith has a First Period for the ages. SYR-6WBS-3 Christopher Gibson allowed three goals on 26 shots for the victory. First Period3:23 SYR Smith (1), (McDonnell, Stephens)3:42 SYR Katchouk (3), (Smith, Barre-Boulet)4:52 SYR Smith (2), (Somppi)(PP)8:40 SYR Smith (3), (Schwindt)10:55 SYR Stephens (2), (Barre-Boulet, Smith)14:00 SYR Huntington (2), (Abbandonato, Thomas)(PP)17:28 WBS Schaller (5), (Drozg, … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-23-21 Lightning at Stars

Lightning defense holds a master class as Vasilevskiy sets franchise win streak record. TB-2DAL-1 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed one goal on 17 shots for his 13th consecutive victory. This might’ve been the easiest of the bunch, frankly. The total team defensive effort was impeccable. Head scratching they were able to pull it off without McDonagh in … Read more

NHL Game Day: 3-21-21 Panthers at Lightning

Lightning end busy week with gritty win to put little brother in their place. FLA-3TB-5 Curtis McElhinney, after a couple of pretty putrid starts, sparkled today allowing three goals on 32 shots for the victory. He did what you need your backup to do: just give the team in front of you a chance to … Read more

NHL Game Day: 3-20-21 Blackhawks at Lightning

Vasilevskiy raises the deflector shields to tie the franchise record winning streak for a goaltender. CHI-1TB-4 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed one goal on 31 shots for the win. Stopped multiple breakaways. The guy single-handedly took a game that should’ve been a high scoring knife fight and turned it into a laugher in favor of Tampa Bay. … Read more