Tampa Bay Lightning VS St. Louis Blues Game Recap
Tonight’s game began with a slow start, with the first goal of the night not coming until 11 minutes and 30 seconds into the game. Robert Thomas scored the first goal of the night with Dunn and Bozak assisting on the play. Next, Alexander Steen scored a second consecutive Blues goal with Sanford assisting. Lastly, Vladimir Taransenko scored an impressive third goal within a minute and 30 seconds of the first goal of the night. O’Reilly and Schenn assisted on the play. The period came to a close with St. Louis holding a 3-goal lead over Tampa Bay.
End of the First Period: 3-0 St. Louis Blues
Starting off the second period, the Lightning finally got on the board with their first goal of the night just 27 seconds into the period. Alex Killorn scored the first Tampa goal with Cirelli assisting. Then, Brayden Point followed up with a second Lightning goal with McDonagh assisting. Last, Brayden Schenn scored the last goal of the period with Tarasenko and Barbashev assisting. The second period ended with the Blues still holding a two-goal lead on the Lightning.
End of the Second Period: 4-2 Tampa Bay Lightning
Trailing by 2, Tampa Bay took to the ice with needing to catch up. Early on, Steven Stamkos scored a third Lightning goal with Miller assisting. This left Tampa Bay down by only one. Then, in a particularly heartbreaking play, Steven Stamkos scored a second goal of the period that would have tied the game. However, this last goal was reversed due to an offside call. Tampa tried to recover from this but were unable to score another goal for the night.
End of the Game: 4-3 St. Louis Blues
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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