Tampa Bay Lightning VS Detroit Red Wings Recap
The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Detroit Red Wings in an incredible high-scoring comeback victory of 5-4.
Starting off the game, the first period was controlled by the Detroit Red Wings. Just over 2 minutes into the game, Detroit scored the first goal of the night. Madison Bowey scored the goal with Ehn and Rasmussen assisting. Then, Darren Helm followed up with an unassisted goal for Detroit. The first period ended with a two-goal lead for the Red Wings.
End of the First Period: 2-0 Detroit Red Wings
Opening the second period, Justin Abdelkader scored a third consecutive Detroit goal with Glendening assisting on the score. Finally, Tampa Bay got a score on the board with a goal from Steven Stamkos. The goal was assisted by Miller and Kucherov. The second came to a close with Detroit still holding a two-goal lead.
End of the Second Period: 3-1 Detroit Red Wings
As the third period began, the Lightning came alive. Starting the third off, Braydon Point scored a goal less than 2 minutes into the period. Stamkos and Kucherov assisted on the goal. Then, Nikita Kucherov scored a goal with Hedman and Point assisting. Tyler Johnson came in with another Lightning goal with assists from Cernak and Palat. Finally, closing out the Lightning goals for the night, Nikita Kucherov scored his second goal of the game, as well as the fifth consecutive Lightning goal, with Point assisting. Kucherov ended the night with 4 more points towards his season total. Just before the end of the game, Michael Rasmussen scored one more goal for Detroit. However, the Red Wings were not able to make a comeback before the end of the game.
End of the Game: 5-4 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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