Tamp Bay Lightning VS Montreal Canadiens
The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Montreal Canadiens both came into the face off ready to fight for the win. Both teams were tight on defense in holding the opposing team to a scoreless period. Offensively, neither team could make much happen with Montreal only getting 7 shots on goal and Tampa only getting 8.
End of the First Period: 0-0 Tie
The battle continued into the second period with neither team budging defensively or making any leeway offensively. While there were definitely more shots on goal this period with Montreal having 9 shot attempts and Tampa having 12, none of the attempts amounted to a score for either side o the ice. Thus, leaving the game scoreless.
End of the Second Period: 0-0 Tie
Finally, thunder struck in the third period as the Lightning took the ice by storm. First, making offensive progress for Tampa was Kucherov. Nikita Kucherov scored the first goal of the night just over 2 minutes into the third. Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat assisted on the score. Then, Yanni Gourde followed up with a second Lightning goal with Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point assisting. Then, Tyler Johnson closed out the night with the final goal of the game with Steven Stamkos and Onrej Palat assisting. Wrapping up, the game ended with a 3-0 shutout win for the Lightning. This makes their second consecutive shutout win and fifth consecutive overall win.
End of the Third Period: 3-0 Tampa Bay Lightning Win