Tampa Bay Lightning VS Calgary Flames Game Recap
The Tampa Bay Lightning came out ready to strike tonight. They got straight to the point with Brayden Point scoring the Lightning’s first goal of the night. He was assisted by J.T. Miller and Nikita Kucherov on the goal. Following this was a second Lightning goal by Cedric Paquette, assisted by Danick Martel and Ryan Callahan. Then, Nikita Kucherov scored an impressive third consecutive Lightning goal still in the first period of the game, with Anton Stralman and Brayden Point assisting. Finally, the Calgary Flames managed to get a point on the board before the end of the first with a goal from Mark Giordano, assisted by Elias Lindholm and Johnny Gaudreau. The two teams ended the first period with the Lightning leading by 2.
End of the First Period: 3-1 Tampa Bay Lightning
The Calgary Flames kicked things off with the first goal in the second period, scored by Sean Monahan, with Elias Lindholm assisting. However, it was their only goal of the second as the Lightning dominated the ice. Anthony Cirelli came back with his first goal and the Lightning’s fourth goal of the night. Nikita Kucherov and Yanni Gourde assisted. Then, Yanni Gourde followed up with a goal of his own with assists from Steven Stamkos and Braydon Coburn. Wrapping things up in the second, the Calgary Flames now trailed by 3 goals.
End of the Second Period: 5-2 Tampa Bay Lightning
With the game heading into the third, the Lightning added one more goal to their already impressive lead with a score by Steven Stamkos. He was assisted by Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov (totaling in 4 points for Kucherov tonight). The Calgary Flames attempted a comeback in the third. They managed one more goal by Sean Monahan that was assisted by Elias Lindholm and Johnny Gaudreau. However, this was the last goal of the night leaving the Lightning victorious.
End of the Third Period: 6-3 Tampa Bay Lightning
Born and raised in Louisiana, a major sports state, Daytona was always a sports fan. Over the last 15 years, she watched, played, and even coached in sports, including football, basketball, and softball. It wasn't until the last 5 years that she was introduced to hockey, but she was instantly hooked on the game and thunderstruck by Tampa Bay Lightning.
A factual, analytic-style writer and avid sports fan, she took to TBL writing instantly. She focuses her blogs on pre-game comparisons between the Tampa Bay Lightning and opposing team statistics and post-game highlight recaps.
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