10/9/14: Tampa Bay Lightning 3 Florida Panthers 2

1st Panthers Goal (Gudbranson), Even

  • Florida Contributions
    D. MacKenzie – wins a faceoff in the offensive zone back to Olsen at the right point
    D. Olsen – moves the puck over to Gudbranson at the middle of the blue line
    E. Gudbranson – takes a one-timer that gets under the arm of Bishop
  • Tampa Bay Faults
    A. Sustr – screens Bishop so he doesn’t pick up the shot until it’s too late to react

1st Lightning Goal (Johnson), Powerplay

  • Tampa Bay Contributions
    V. Filppula – retrieves a deflected pass near the left point of the offensive zone and passes it to Stralman at the middle of the blue line (cont.), gets the puck back from Stralman, then winds up for a shot, but passes to Johnson below the right faceoff dot instead
    A. Stralman – passes the puck right back to Filppula at the left point
    T. Johnson – takes Filppula’s pass and shoots the puck past Luongo’s glove as he sprawls trying to get across the crease
  • Florida Faults
    S. Bergenheim – in the penalty box for interference

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2nd Lightning Goal (Callahan), Powerplay

  • Tampa Bay Contributions
    B. Connolly – gets a rebound on the left side of the Panthers net and moves the puck up to the left point for Stamkos (cont.), passes the puck across the slot to the right faceoff circle for Hedman
    S. Stamkos – moves towards the middle of the ice and passes the puck back to Connolly
    V. Hedman – fakes a shot, skates closer to the slot, then passes the puck down to Filppula below the right faceoff circle (cont.), gets the puck from Filppula, moves towards the high slot, and passes back to Filppula at the bottom of the right circle
    V. Filppula – pulls the puck back to the right corner and send it back to Hedman at the right point (cont.), partially fans on a one-timer attempt on Hedman’s pass, which pushes the puck towards the net
    R. Callahan – gets the rebound off of Filppula’s shot and taps it over the goal line
  • Florida Faults
    S. Upshall – in the penalty box for hooking
    D. Olsen – in the penalty box for delay of game

2nd Panthers Goal (Huberdeau), Even

  • Florida Contributions
    A. Ekblad – retrieves a blocked shot in the Lightning zone at the right point and leaves the puck there for Campbell as they switch sides
    B. Campbell – makes a pass down to Huberdeau to the right of the goal
    J. Huberdeau – tries to pass the puck across the crease to Boyes, but the pass is stopped by Filppula, then puts the loose puck past Bishop’s left pad since he moved to the right anticipating Boyes
    B. Boyes – draws the attention of Filppula and Bishop, allowing Huberdeau to slide the puck past Bishop
  • Tampa Bay Faults
    R. Gudas – committed a tripping penalty earlier in the play, which gave Florida a 6-on-5 to work with on the delayed penalty for the goal

3rd Lightning Goal (Hedman), Powerplay

  • Tampa Bay Contributions
    B. Bishop – comes out to play the puck and makes a pass all the way to Hedman at the offensive blue line while Florida is changing
    V. Hedman – skates in 1-on-1 against Luongo and takes a wrist shot from the left faceoff circle that beats Luongo over his left shoulder
  • Florida Faults
    S. Upshall – in the penalty box for interference
    D. Bolland – is the last man to leave for a line change, which leaves the right side of the ice completely empty for the Lightning to score

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