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

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