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Second Period Live Blog: New Jersey Devils at Tampa Bay Lightning

New Jersey Devils at Tampa Bay Lightning

 

Catch up on the first period here.

Second Period

20:00 to go (0-0)

Underway….

-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.

2-1 NJD

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.

2-2

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.

3-2 NJD

-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.

 

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