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

AHL Game Night: 3-19-21 Crunch at Penguins

Crunch thump Pens to claw back to .500. SYR-5WBS-2 Christopher Gibson, down from the Lightning practice squad, stopped 39 of 41 for the victory in yet another game where the Crunch won, but the shot totals were lopsidedly in favor of the Penguins. First Period9:06 SYR Fortier (4), (Barre-Boulet)14:38 SYR Day (1), (Noel) Second Period3:30 … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-16-21 Lightning at Stars

Two the hard(er) way. TB-4DAL-3 (SO) Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 27 shots before stopping two of three in the penalty shot session for the SO victory. First Period3:55 TB Point (11), (Palat, Cirelli) Second Period9:05 DAL Heiskanen (3), (Pavelski, Robertson)(PP)14:20 TB Joseph (7), (Maroon, Colton) Third Period11:49 TB Stamkos (14), (Hedman, Point)(PP)17:54 DAL … Read more

NHL Game Day: 3-15-21 Predators at Lightning

Let’s ban 4 pm games. NSH-4TB-1 Curtis McElhinney allowed three goals on 25 shots for the loss. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period3:58 NSH Tolvanen (6), (Johansen, Jarnkrok)9:14 NSH Arvidsson (4), (Haula, Jarnkrok)(PP)11:46 NSH Jarnkrok (7), (Ekholm, Rinne)(SH) Third Period10:03 TB Stamkos (13), (Gourde, Killorn)19:40 NSH Ekholm (5), (Fabbro, Jarnkrok)(EN) Yanni Gourde was the game’s third … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-13-21 Predators at Lightning

Lightning double up overmatched Nashville. NSH-3TB-6 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 31 shots for the victory. First Period6:55 TB Johnson (6), (Cernak, Coleman)18:35 TB Joseph (6), (Cernak, Stamkos) Second Period2:24 TB Killorn (7), (Palat, Hedman)(PP)12:02 NSH Trenin (2), (Arvidsson)18:48 TB Point (10), (Sergachev) Third Period3:17 NSH Carrier (1), (Trenin, Olivier)5:03 NSH Haula (3), (Jarnkrok, … Read more

AHL Game Night: 3-13-21 Penguins at Crunch

Montembeault frustrates Penguins in big victory. WBS-0SYR-3 Samuel Montambeault stopped all 37 shots he faced for the SO victory. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period11:30 SYR Walcott (1), (Thomas, Noel)16:10 SYR Somppi (4), (Ludvig, Noel)17:18 SYR Thomas (1), (Huntington, Smith) Third PeriodNO SCORING Ben Thomas and Otto Somppi were the game’s second and third stars. Somppi … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-11-21 Lightning at Red Wings

At end of road swing, Lightning goaltending gives out. TB-4DET-6 Curtis McElhinney allowed five goals on 22 shots for the loss. At the time of the fifth goal it was five on 14 shots. Hockey’s a very frustrating sport when the other team has to work half as hard to get goals as your team … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-9-21 Lightning at Red Wings

Lightning still own Detroit. TB-4DET-3 (OT) Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 23 shots for the victory. First Period3:04 DET Erne (3), (Zadina, Hronek)(PP)12:29 TB Point (8), (Palat, Hedman)(PP)13:04 TB Johnson (5), (Coleman, Cernak) Second Period6:58 DET Nemeth (2), (Gagner, Namestnikov)9:04 DET Larkin (5), (Fabbri, Hronek) Third Period9:40 TB Cernak (1), (Maroon) Overtime2:17 TB Coleman … Read more