10/11/14: Ottawa Senators 3 Tampa Bay Lightning 2 (SO)

1st Lightning Goal (Hedman), Powerplay

  • Tampa Bay Contributions
    O. Palat – recovers a loose puck behind the Senators net and passes it out to the left boards for Filppula
    V. Filppula – drops the puck back to the middle of the blue line for Hedman
    V. Hedman – passes the puck to Stamkos at the top of the right faceoff circle (cont.), gets the puck from Stamkos and takes a slapshot that goes past Lehner glove-side
    S. Stamkos – takes the puck to the bottom of the faceoff circle and then passes it back to Hedman at the right point
    R. Callahan – sets a screen in front of Lehner so he doesn’t see the shot coming initially
  • Ottawa Faults
    E. Gryba – in the penalty box for tripping

1st Senators Goal (Karlsson), Even

  • Ottawa Contributions
    J. Cowen – gets the puck behind his own net and plays it up the boards for Ryan
    B. Ryan – runs into Gudas but still plays the puck to the middle of the defensive blue line, where Karlsson is skating through to pick it up
    E. Karlsson – carries the puck through the neutral zone and into the offensive zone on a 2-on-1, then passes the puck to the right for Chiasson (cont.), gets Chiasson’s pass just above the goal line to the left of the net, settles the puck down, and shoots it past Bishop who can’t get side to side
    A. Chiasson – gets the puck above the right faceoff dot and feeds it back through the slot for Karlsson
  • Tampa Bay Faults
    R. Gudas – gets caught in the neutral zone when he tries to hit Ryan and can’t recover as Karlsson takes the puck for a 2-on-1


2nd Senators Goal (Stone), Even

  • Ottawa Contributions
    C. MacArthur – ties up Stralman on a loose puck in the left corner of the Lightning zone so Turris can pick it up
    K. Turris – picks up the puck in the corner and quickly passes it to the slot, where Stone is all alone
    M. Stone – gets the pass, fakes to his backhand, pulls the puck back to his forehand, and slides the puck past Bishop’s left pad
  • Tampa Bay Faults
    O. Palat – doesn’t keep his stick down to cover the passing lane to the front of the net
    S. Stamkos – sees Stone moving to the slot and doesn’t try to stay with him

2nd Lightning Goal (Connolly), Even

  • Tampa Bay Contributions
    B. Boyle – steals the puck from Cowen along the boards and passes it to Connolly at the top of the right faceoff circle
    B. Connolly – takes a stride to the top of the right faceoff dot and takes a shot that beats Lehner’s glove
  • Ottawa Faults
    J. Cowen – turns the puck over to Boyle along the boards in the Senators zone
    K. Turris – focuses on Boyle with the puck and doesn’t notice Connolly skating right next to him to open up a passing lane

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