Game Recap – Tampa Bay VS Montreal: Canadiens Win 4-2

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Tampa Bay Lightning VS Montreal Canadiens Game Recap

First Period

Starting off the game, the Tampa Bay Lightning struck quickly, scoring the first goal of the night less than 3 minutes into the game. Steven Stamkos scored the first goal of the game, unassisted on the play. However, Montreal followed with a goal of their own. Nate Thompson scored the first goal of the night for the Canadiens with Byron and Benn assisting on the play. The period came to an end with a tied game of 1.
End of the First Period: 1-1 Tied

Second Period

As the game went into the second period, Tampa Bay and Montreal were held at a tie game with 1 goal each. Early into the second, Cedric Paquette scored a goal with Erne and Cernak assisting on the play, achieving a Tampa Bay lead on the game. However, the lead was short-lived. Joel Armia scored a goal with Tatar and Danault assisting on the play, bringing the game back to a tie.
End of the Second Period: 2-2 Tied

Third Period

Heading into the final period of the game, the Lightning and the Canadiens were still held at a tie game. However, Montreal began to take over the game in the third. Artturi Lehkonen scored a goal with Mete and Shaw assisting. Then, Max Domi scored the final goal of the night with Lehkonen and Benn assisting on the final scoring play. The Lightning were unable to recover from the deficit. Consequently, the game ended in a loss for Tampa Bay.
End of the Game: 2-4 Montreal Canadiens

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