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0.9: WOOD SEALS IT AGAIN! Miles Wood scores an empty-net goal to seal it. | NJ 3, TB 1
2:12: Lightning pull their goaltender early.
6:17: Bratt broke in alone and tried a deke but just missed the net.
8:21: Nikita Gusev made an unbelievable play, scoring on a backhand but it was disallowed. Through a coach’s challenge, it was ruled that Blake Coleman had run goaltender interference.
13:58: Domingue made a big stop on Stamkos and coming back the other way, Miles Wood had a great chance and McElhinney denied him.
20:00: Period three has started.
0.0: After 40 minutes, shots on goal were 20-16 for Tampa Bay.
22.5: Gusev made a nice move after darting into the Lightning zone, drawing a slashing penalty on Kucherov.
1:12: Connor Carrick and Gourde each dropped the gloves for a spirited fight.
3:56: John Hayden gets sent to the box, giving the Bolts a power play late in the second period to try and get back on even terms.
10:06: ZAJAC TIPS IT! Travis Zajac tipped a Nikita Gusev point shot in front to put the Devils in the lead. | NJ 2, TB 1
16:50: THE CAPTAIN! Andy Greene’s blast from the left point beat McElhinney to get the Devils back on even terms. | NJ 1, TB 1
19:03: A long range shot by Sami Vatanen took a weird bounce and went off the post.
19:23: Tyler Johnson was all alone in front of the net and fired it blocker side on Domingue to put the Bolts up by one. | TB 1, NJ 0
20:00: Period two has started.
0.0: After one, shots on goal were 11-9 for the Lightning.
2:26: Devils went back to the PP after Ondrej Palat dumped Nico Hischier.
7:24: Nikita Kucherov got a shot off on a partial break and Louis Domingue was sharp in making the stop. Andy Greene hooked him a little and it was enough to draw a two-minute minor and Tampa Bay’s first power play of the night.
10:27: Anthony Cirelli was called for roughing to send the Devils back to the man advantage.
15:28: Devils did not score but did pepper four shots at Lightning goaltender Curtis McElhinney.
17:28: Yanni Gourde took a penalty for high-sticking, giving the Devils the game’s first power play.
20:00: Tonight’s game is now underway.
Zacha – Hischier – Bratt
Coleman – Zajac – Gusev
Wood – Hughes – Simmonds
Boqvist – Rooney – Hayden
Greene – Subban
Severson – Vatanen
Butcher – Carrick
OUT: Palmieri (Injured), Blackwood (Injured), Street (Injured), Mueller