Game Recap – Tampa Bay VS Columbus: Blue Jackets Win 4-3

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Tampa Bay Lightning VS Columbus Blue Jackets Game Recap

First Period

Tampa Bay started off strong, establishing an early lead in the first period of the game. Kicking off the game, Alex Killorn scored the first goal of the night, unassisted on the play. Then, Anthony Cirelli scored a second consecutive goal with Cernak and Miller assisting on the play. Lastly, closing out the period, Yanni Gourde scored a third Lightning goal Sergachev and Rutta assisting on the play. The Lightning ended the period with a strong three-goal lead over the Blue Jackets.
End of the First Period: 3-0 Tampa Bay Lightning

Second Period

As the game went into the second period, the scoring slowed down drastically in the game. Only one goal was scored in the second. Nick Foligno scored the only goal of the period with Anderson assisting on the play, putting Columbus on the scoreboard for the game. By the end of the second period, the Tampa Bay Lightning still held a lead on the game by two goals.
End of the Second Period: 3-1 Tampa Bay Lightning

Third Period

With the game heading into the final period, Columbus picked up momentum. First, David Savard scored an unassisted goal, leaving Columbus only one goal behind Tampa. Then, Josh Anderson scored a goal with Jenner assisting on the play, bringing the game to a tie. Lastly, the game ended with Seth Jones scoring the final goal of the evening with Panarin and Werenski assisting on the play. The Lightning were unable to recover on their scoring deficit. Consequently, the game came to a close with a Tampa Bay defeat.
End of the Game: 4-3 Columbus Blue Jackets

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Daytona has worked in analytic reporting and content writing for over 2 years. She writes with factual data and statistics from reliable resources, using Sports News sources like ESPN and NHL.

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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