New Jersey Devils at Tampa Bay Lightning
Catch up on the first period here.
20:00 to go (0-0)
-Bernier with an early chance; Garon says no
17:30 to go (0-0)
-Another chance for Stamkos; Brodeur with the stop after a nice defensive play from Bryce Salvador.
-Still looking like this will be a high scoring affair.
-And I wasn’t kidding!
-SCORE! Devils take the 1-0 lead.
-Andrei Loktionov‘s 7th of the season.
-Assisted by Matt D’Agostini (first point as a Devil) and Andy Greene.
-Conacher tries to answer right off the ensuing face-off. Brodeur says no.
-Penalty shot awarded to Tom Kostopoulos. Yes, Tom Kostopoulos.
-SCORE! Devils take a 2-0 lead. Kostopoulos beats Garon for his first goal as a Devil.
-Action really picking up now
-SCORE! Tampa Bay cuts the lead in half. Stamkos gets his 24th of the season.
-Assisted by Keith Aulie and Martin St. Louis.
10:00 to go
-SCORE! Nate Thompson ties it up for the Bolts- scores on a break-away and a delayed penalty.
-His 7th goal of the season. Assisted by Richard Panik and Radko Gudas.
8:00 to go
TBL buzzing right now. NJD might want to use their time-out.
-Big hit by Thompson on D’Agostini. Thompson may hear from the league on this one. No Penalty called.
-Now the Devils head to the powerplay- high sticking call.
-SCORE! Andy Greene gives the Devils the lead again.
-Greene’s third goal of the season. Assists to D’Agostini and Zidlicky.
-Devils right back to the powerplay after a hooking call. Could’ve been another penalty shot or two penalties called.
-TBL kills the penalty. 5 on 5 action.
3:30 to go.
-Big chance for TB. Brodeur with the huge save.
-Stamkos called for a goalie interference penalty.
-Devils back to the PP
-TBL kill the penalty
-1:00 to go
-St Louis hits the post trying to tie the game at three.
Second Period Play Complete
NJD lead 3-2
SOG: NJD 17 TBL 13
Players of the Period:
Matt D’Agostini- NJD
Steven Stamkos- TBL
Lots of Action, Lots of Scoring, Expect More of the Same in the third period.
Check out my live blog for the third period here.