NHL Game Night: 4-22-21 Blue Jackets at Lightning

At long last, Tampa Bay is finally done with Columbus. CBJ-1TB-3 Curtis McElhinney allowed one goal on 25 shots for the win. Didn’t have a ton of work, but made a handful of key situational saves when called upon. Good rebound for a guy who got roughed up a couple of times recently. First Period9:36 … Read more

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

Rochester shanks the extra point. SYR-7ROC-6 Spencer Martin allowed three goals on 5 shots before getting the First Period hook, giving way to Samuel Montambeault, who allowed three goals on 15 shots the rest of the way for the wild victory. First Period1:12 ROC Smith (3), (Gates Jr., Mersch)5:32 ROC Warren (1), (Franco, Hawkins)5:51 ROC … Read more

NHL Game Night: 4-20-21 Hurricanes at Lightning

Hurricanes out-Lightning Tampa Bay to edge out two game set. CAR-4TB-1 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 35 shots for the loss. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period7:48 CAR Niedderreiter (16), (Trocheck, Necas)8:13 CAR Staal (14), (Hamilton, Niedderreiter)16:45 CAR Lorentz (2), (Geekie, Paquette)17:03 TB Point (20), (Palat, McDonagh) Third Period19:57 CAR Martinook (3), (Aho, Fast)(EN) Both … Read more

NHL Game Night: 4-19-21 Hurricanes at Lightning

After a month of struggle, the real Lightning finally show up. CAR-2TB-3 (OT) Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed two goals on 27 shots for the victory. First Period14:42 TB Killorn (12), (Johnson, Cirelli) Second Period2:08 TB Point (19), (Palat, Hedman)(PP)10:03 CAR Svechnikov (13), (Hamilton) Third Period1:08 CAR Skjei (2), (unassisted) Overtime2:50 TB Gourde (16), (Killorn) Yanni Goude … Read more

AHL Game Night: 4-19-21 Comets at Crunch

Crunch give their rivals a case of the Mondays. UTI-2SYR-6 Spencer Martin allowed two goals on 28 shots for the victory. After a somewhat lackluster 2019-2020 campaign, Martin’s posted a fairly respectable .910 save percentage through eight appearances this season. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period2:31 SYR Morand (4), (McDonnell)3:06 SYR Somppi (7), (Carlsson, Raddysh)10:03 SYR … Read more

AHL Game Night: 4-17-21 Penguins at Crunch

Katchouk and Raddysh ride on. WBS-1SYR-4 Spencer Martin allowed one goal on 25 shots for the victory. First Period9:29 SYR Raddysh (7), (Somppi, Day)15:04 SYR Somppi (5), (Bowlby, Fortier) Second Period7:37 WBS Schaller (8), (unassisted)8:22 SYR Katchouk (9), (Raddysh, Somppi) Third Period17:10 SYR Somppi (6), (Raddysh)(EN) Otto Somppi, Boris Katchouk, and Taylor Raddysh were the … Read more

NHL Game Night: 4-17-21 Panthers at Lightning

Better play does not yield a winning result. FLA-5TB-3 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed four goals on 31 shots for the loss. The team in front of him played far better tonight, but absent another special performance from Vasilevskiy they didn’t get the result this time. First Period8:41 FLA Montour (6), (Bennett)12:31 FLA Hornqvist (14), (Barkov, Gusev)(PP)13:40 … Read more

NHL Game Night: 4-15-21 Panthers at Lightning

Vasilarcenous. FLA-2TB-3 (OT) Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed two goals on 38 shots for the victory. Damned near single handedly beat the Panthers. First Period15:13 FLA Hornqvist (13), (Wennberg, Nutivaara) Second Period13:28 TB Killorn (11), (Vasilevskiy)(PP) Third Period7:13 FLA Duclair (5), (Huberdeau, Nutivaara)9:57 TB Colton (8), (Sergachev, Coleman) Overtime0:54 TB Hedman (8), (Killorn) Vasilevskiy and Victor Hedman … Read more

AHL Game Night: 4-14-21 Crunch at Comets

Crunch fall despite more Katchouk/Raddysh magic. SYR-2UTI-3 Spencer Martin allowed three goals on 40 shots for the loss. He gave his club a chance in a game where they were outshot 40-18. First Period11:22 SYR Raddysh (6), (Katchouk) Second Period0:45 UTI Stevens (2), (Rathbone, Focht)(PP)6:51 UTI Jasek (2), (Anas, Bartschi)(PP) Third Period8:50 UTI Woo (1), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 4-13-21 Lightning at Predators

Alright. It’s time to hit reset. TB-2NSH-7 Curtis McElhinney allowed seven goals on 22 shots for the loss. Horrible. Yes, the team in front of him played poorly and gave up some pretty prime odd man rush and breakaway opportunities. But, “two out of three ain’t bad” is not a sentiment that should ever apply … Read more