NHL Game Night: 1-6-23 Lightning at Jets

Penalties and bad luck conspire against Tampa Bay to conclude roadie. TB-2WPG-4 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 19 shots for the loss. Two 5-on-3 goals can hardly be faulted, especially given he’s coming off a pretty bad bug that kept him out last night. First Period11:48 TB Cirelli (2), (Stamkos)19:28 WPG Dubois (18), (Connor, … Read more

AHL Game Night: 1-6-23 Senators at Crunch

Syracuse offense can’t capitalize on quality start by Lagace. BEL-3SYR-2 (SO) Max Lagace allowed two goals on 32 shot in regulation and OT before surrendering to both shooters in the penalty shot session for the SO loss. I feel like as much firepower as Syracuse has, they can’t waste a night when Lagace allows two … Read more

NHL Game Night: 1-4-23 Lightning at Wild

Weird night ends in resounding defeat. TB-1MIN-5 Brian Elliott was the surprise starter with Vasilevskiy out with illness and allowed four goals on 32 shots for the loss. First Period14:30 MIN Eriksson-Ek (13), (Addison, Foligno) Second Period7:09 MIN Kaprizov (21), (Boldy, Addison)(PP)9:27 MIN Addison (3), (Hartman, Boldy)13:37 TB Point (22), (Hagel, Kucherov)15:35 MIN Steel (7), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 1-3-23 Lightning at Blackhawks

Tampa Bay grinds out a win against outmatched Chicago. TB-4CHI-1 Brian Elliott allowed one goal on 26 shots for the victory. Had a lot of work to do in the First Period. Could’ve played in a hammock the final 40 minutes. First Period4:50 CHI Jones (2), (Raddysh, Domi)11:24 TB Maroon (2), (Hedman) Second PeriodNO SCORING … Read more

NHL Game Night: 12-31-22 Coyotes at Lightning

Lightning end 2022 by crushing Arizona. ARI-3TB-5 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 31 shots for the victory. First Period6:12 ARI Boyd (4), (Keller)6:46 ARI Fischer (7), (Ritchie, Hayton)10:53 TB Point (21), (Kucherov) Second Period10:44 TB Sergachev (6), (Point, Hedman)11:12 TB Stamkos (17), (Hedman, Kucherov)(PP)12:44 ARI Bjugstad (9), (Crouse)18:59 TB Killorn (11), (unassisted) Third Period4:26 … Read more

AHL Game Night: 12-30-22 Crunch at Rocket

Laval continues to be a house of horrors for Syracuse. SYR-1LAV-5 Jack LaFontaine allowed four goals on 27 shots for the loss. First Period10:23 SYR Carlile (5), (Walcott) Second Period1:06 LAV Harvey-Pinard (11), (Dello, Belzile)9:51 LAV Teasdale (5), (Trudeau, Abbandonato) Third Period8:03 LAV Pitlick (3), (Norlinder, Ylonen)(PP)10:57 LAV Belzile (5), (Ylonen, Pitlick)(PP)19:18 LAV Galipeau (2), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 12-29-22 Rangers at Lightning

Like a heavyweight fight that went the distance. NYR-1TB-2 (SO) Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed one goal on 46 shots before stopping four of five in the penalty shot session for the SO victory. He’s starting to get on a heater. First Period12:45 NYR Zibanejad (16), (unassisted) Second PeriodNO SCORING Third Period5:32 TB Point (20), (Stamkos, Kucherov) … Read more

NHL Game Night: 12-28-22 Canadiens at Lightning

Lightning dominate Habs in first game back from break. MTL-1TB-4 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed one goal on 26 shots for the victory. It’s a shame he couldn’t finish off the SO, which was the lone blemish on the night. First Period1:55 TB Killorn (10), (Hedman)14:09 TB Point (18), (Kucherov, Sergachev)(PP) Second Period16:00 Point (19), (unassisted) Third … Read more

AHL Game Night: 12-28-22 Crunch at Rocket

An inauspicious return to the ice for Max Lagace. SYR-3LAV-6 Lagace allowed five goals on 19 shots for the loss. He was relieved by Jack LaFontaine who allowed one goal on 14 shots in the final frame. First Period5:04 LAV Pitlick (2), (unassisted)10:01 LAV Teasdale (5), (Abbandonato, Bourque)16:36 LAV Schueneman (4), (Bourque, Teasdale) Second Period6:11 … Read more

NHL Game Night: 12-21-22 Lightning at Red Wings

Lightning blunder their way into holiday break. TB-4DET-7 Brian Elliott allowed five goals on 29 shots for the loss. He was bad tonight. I count two goals where he was grossly off positionally and there was of course one puckhandling gaffe that also led to a goal against. I don’t want to bag on the … Read more