Tampa – Victor Hedman Breaking the tie within the third interval, the Tampa Bay Lightning ended the Boston Bruins’ six-game successful streak with a 3-2 victory over Amalie Area on Thursday.
Bryden Level He had a objective and two assists, and Nikita Kucherov He had three assists for the Lightning (31-15-1), who tied their report with their eleventh consecutive residence win. Andrey Vasilevsky Made 37 saves.
“It was a fast-paced recreation. It felt like a playoff,” stated the Tampa Bay ahead. Anthony Cirelli He stated. “Particularly with the group coming in. It was a very good two groups, and we have been fortunate sufficient to return out on prime.”
Video: BOS @ TBL: Vasilevskiy saves on Pastrnak
Brad Marchand And Pavel Zacha report f Linus Ullmark Made 32 saves for the Bruins (38-6-4), who received seven straight on the highway.
“I assumed [Ullmark] Boston coach Jim Montgomery stated, “It was a terrific efficiency. I feel he made quite a lot of the balls look simple. He was in a very good place. Vasilevskiy performed nice, too. He made quite a lot of high quality saves. It was a playoff.”
Video: BOS @ TBL: Hedman buries a slap shot to take the lead
Hedman made it 3-2 at 13:19 with a one-timer from the left standoff circle previous a Bruins defenseman. Brandon Carlow I unintentionally knocked over Allmark, leaving a part of the web open. Hedman stated he observed the goalkeeper fell.
“Yeah, I am certain of that, I did not know who [made contact with him]”I knew if he had been our man, they might have blown the whistle,” Hedman stated. “Very fortunate.”
With Allmark pulling within the additional striker, David Pasternak Had an opportunity to hook it up with one timer from the left circle, however Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev The shot was blocked 4 seconds in the past.
“These final two video games tied up rather well within the third interval and we managed to get them out and shut them down on the finish,” stated Tampa Bay coach John Cooper. “That is a very good signal for us. We dig deep when a recreation is on the road and it is late.”
Video: BOS @ TBL: Kucherov hits one at a rating
Brandon Hagel He gave the Lightning a 1-0 lead with an influence play objective at 10:42 of the primary interval after Kucherov discovered it open to the web.
Marchand tied the sport at 1-1 at 16:58 of the second half with a wrist shot from the left circle to the far submit from a cross. Connor Clifton.
“I simply rode [the ice]So that they have been drained, Clifton stated. “I heard Mars yell for it, so get it. It was backwards and forwards all night time. They’re clearly a very good crew, and I am certain we’ll see them sooner or later.”
The Lightning went again to a 2-1 lead 58 seconds into the third when Kucherov’s snap shot from the left circle was deflected into Level’s skate.
“I feel these final two video games, issues are transferring in the appropriate route,” Cirelli stated of Tampa Bay, which was victorious 4-2 over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday. “We’re enjoying with extra construction, type of limiting our spin. Once we do this, I feel we’ll be good.”
Video: BOS @ TBL: Hagel buries PPG in entrance of the community
Zaka tied it 2-2 at 2:24 from the appropriate circle from a lane David Krejci.
transformation earlier than [that] “We scored a objective, so I wished it again so badly,” Krejci stated. We have been attempting to create some possibilities.”
Bruins Defenseman Charlie McAvoy He appeared to injure his shoulder after hitting the boards early within the third interval, however he got here again after a couple of shifts and Montgomery stated he was nice.
“He is a warrior, glad he is again,” Montgomery stated. “I feel that is the most important optimistic of the sport. He is are available actually robust on these boards and he is wholesome, in order that’s good.”
Notes: The Lightning additionally received 11 straight residence video games from December 23, 2019, to February 15, 2020. … Kucherov had 9 factors (two objectives and 7 assists) throughout a five-point streak. … Level has three multi-point video games in its previous 5 video games. … Vasilevskiy performed his four-hundredth recreation within the Nationwide Hockey League. … Marchand has 9 factors (three objectives and 6 assists) in seven straight factors. … Allmark is 3-6-0 in opposition to Tampa Bay.