The Tampa Bay Lightning attacked the Carolina Hurricanes 6-4 at the Amali Arena on Saturday with 10 goals.
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Both teams are going through the second period as Lightning took a 1-0 lead, 20 minutes later thanks to Brighton Point.
The visitors started the second period with four of the opening five goals. Taiwo Tervainen and Jesper Fast gave themselves the lead at first, moving the strings 39 seconds. Lightning leveled the game briefly, thanks to Steven Stankos, but defender Dougie Hamilton returned his goal with a goal 41 seconds later. Jacob Slavin ended this push of “Cannes”.
However, the lantern was flashing three more times before returning to the lightning locker room. Nikita Kucherov first took advantage of the power play and defeated Peter Mrejek’s vigilance. Tyler Johnson scored the second goal of the game, with the advantage of one man, before looking at Steven Stankos.
“He scored eight goals! Probably the craziest playoff period you’ve ever seen, Stamcos said in a video conference after the game. Definitely exciting for tea enthusiasts, but I give a lot of credit to our guys. ”
Kucherov achieved another of his goals in the last twenty. Like his captain, the Russian finished the duel with three points.
“He played great games the whole game,” said Kucherov’s head coach Jon Cooper. I think he is the best player on the ice. When [Kucherov] What did he do tonight [samedi], Which is practically unstoppable. We need him so he’s good to see that. ”
Both goalkeepers had some trouble in front of their cage. In the winning camp, Andrei Vasilevsky pushed 21 of the 25 puckers that targeted him. At the other end of the ice, Mrojek gave up six of his 26 shots.
In Game 5, the Hurricanes face elimination, trailing 3-1 in the series.
“100%. If we play our style and stay off the penalty bench, I believe we will return to this series, ”said Jesper Fast.
The Florida company is likely to advance to the next round on Tuesday.