Crimson Wings clean Lightning in marathon shootout By Reuters
Sam Gagner scored within the eighth spherical of a shootout to provide the Detroit Crimson Wings a 1-0 residence win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.
Tampa Bay outshot Detroit in regulation and additional time, 33-15, however could not put something previous Detroit goalie Thomas Greiss, who recorded his second consecutive shutout.
Tampa Bay began backup goalie Curtis McElhinney, who made 15 saves in what was his first begin since April 22 and eleventh of the season.
Ross Colton of Tampa Bay scored to begin the shootout, however Jakub Vrana of the Crimson Wings answered within the first spherical to tie the shootout at 1-1.
Brayden Level of Tampa Bay and Filip Zadina of Detroit scored within the second spherical of the shootout, however there weren’t any extra objectives till Tampa Bay’s Tyler Johnson scored within the seventh spherical.
Nevertheless, Valtteri Filppula of Detroit scored to drive an eighth spherical.
After Tampa Bay’s Yanni Gourde missed the online, Gagner lastly ended the sport.
Tampa Bay (34-14-3, 71 factors) had an enormous alternative with 6:04 remaining within the sport when it had a two-man benefit for 1:46, however the Crimson Wings (18-26-9, 45 factors) killed the possibility off, permitting simply two photographs and withstanding a tipped shot that went off of the crossbar.
The Lightning thought that they had taken the lead with 9:23 left within the third interval on a purpose off of some extent shot by Ryan McDonagh, however following a problem by the Crimson Wings, it was known as again as a result of goalie interference.
Ondrej Palat was dominated to have bumped with Greiss and threw him out of place because the puck sailed into the online.
Tampa Bay went 0-for-4 on the facility play, whereas Detroit went 0-for-3.
The Lightning noticed a four-game successful streak finish, whereas the Crimson Wings snapped a three-game dropping streak regardless of failing to attain a purpose in regulation for the second time in three video games.
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