Lightning defeat Canadiens in OT in first NHL game after damage

Lightning defeat Canadiens in OT in first NHL game after damage

TAMPABrayden Level scored twice in his return from injury and Ondrej Palat scored 36 seconds into beyond ordinary time for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 5-4 take in opposition to the Montreal Canadiens at Amalie Enviornment on Tuesday within the principle NHL game after the hasten back and forth damage.

Victor Hedman gathered a free puck within the offensive zone and sent a pass to Palat for the shot that beat Canadiens goalie Sam Montembeault.

Corey Perry scored with 20 seconds final within the third duration for the Lightning (21-6-4), who accumulate obtained seven straight at home. Maxime Lagace made 27 saves in his first NHL begin since Would perchance seemingly 8 for the Pittsburgh Penguins when he shut out the Buffalo Sabres.

“I ponder both teams conducted successfully at cases and both teams potentially left some play and a few day day within the market they potentially desire help,” acknowledged Lightning assistant Derek Lalonde, who filled in with coach Jon Cooper lacking his second game in COVID-19 protocol. “For us it used to be indubitably within the principle, the principle half of the principle and the principle half of the third.

“In the tip, as I told the fellows, a credit for them to receive a technique, like we accumulate now completed all yr lengthy … inserting in there and executing on the goalie pull on the tip.”

Video: MTL@TBL: Palat nets winner within the 1st minute of OT

Rafael Harvey-Pinard and Kale Clague each and every scored his first NHL purpose for the Canadiens (7-21-4), who accumulate misplaced six straight. Montembeault made 32 saves.

“Evidently or no longer it is frustrating; on top of it, that is the second time they’ve completed this to us, they did it to us on the Bell Centre final time,” Monteambeault acknowledged. “However it indubitably’s mostly frustrating because or no longer it is took do so yr the achieve we had been down within the game by moderately bit and we came out for the third duration without a energy. 

“However this time we did the opposite; we conducted an gorgeous third duration. That’s why it hurts even more. We wished to hasten earn that take. However unfortunately they tied it with 19 seconds left and it genuinely damage us.”

Lukas Vejdemo gave the Canadiens 1-0 lead at 10: 45 of the principle duration when he gathered a free puck in entrance of the crease and scored within the begin catch.

Level, who overlooked 14 games with an better-physique injury, tied it 1-1 at 11: 38 when he made a circulate on a 2-on-1 breakout and chipped in a shot from the slot. He gave the Lightning a 2-1 lead at 14: 10 with a tip in off a pass from Alex Killorn.

“The game would no longer alternate, however among the timing used to be moderately off,” Level acknowledged. “Little bit off within the early parts of the game, however I more or much less felt better as the game went on.”

Video: MTL@TBL: Level nets 2 nifty aims internal minutes

Harvey-Pinard tied it 2-2 at 2: 05 of the second duration when he poked within the puck from discontinuance fluctuate off a pass from Sam Niku.

Ross Colton gave the Lightning a 3-2 at 8: 11 with a one-timer off a unfriendly-ice pass from Steven Stamkos.

Clague tied the game 3-3 at 6: 11 of the third duration with a shot from the left circle that scored off the some distance post.

David Savard save the Canadiens forward 4-3 at 13: 09 of the third duration with a shot from the slot for his first purpose of the season.

“Little things can win a difference in giving you success and those property you protect watch over,” Canadiens coach Dominique Ducharme acknowledged. “I believed tonight we did that and we accumulate now obtained to repeat it every night.”

Video: MTL@TBL: Harvey-Pinard chips home puck for his 1st

Perry tied it 4-4 with 20 seconds left within the third. The Lightning pulled Legace for an additional attacker and Perry jammed within the puck from discontinuance fluctuate all the scheme through a lag in entrance of the catch.

“I believed we had good execution, we had been transferring the puck around,” Perry acknowledged. You true stick with it. They broke a stick, needed to hasten to the bench and earn a brand fresh one. The guy used to be boring coming help, and I figured out out I used to be all by myself.”

NOTES: It used to be the principle NHL game since the Lightning defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 on Dec. 21. … The Canadiens conducted for the principle time since a 5-2 loss to the Penguins on Dec. 14. … Savard scored his first purpose in 63 games, and second in his previous 158 games. His final purpose used to be March 30 as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets in opposition to the Lightning. He used to be traded to the Lightning on April 10 and helped them take the Stanley Cup. He signed with the Canadiens as a free agent on July 28. … Niku had an serve in his first game since Nov. 29 (COVID-19 protocol). … Lightning defenseman Sean Day used to be minus-1 with two hits in 6: 42 of ice time in his NHL debut. … Hedman had two assists and has scored six points (two aims, four assists) in his previous four games. … Montembeault stopped Lightning forward Alex Killorn on two breakaways within the second duration. … Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher used to be minus-2 with two photos on purpose in his first game since Nov. 29 (COVID-19 protocol). … Killorn had two assists and has scored six points (purpose, 5 assists) in his previous six games. … Lagace used to be known as up from Syracuse of the American Hockey League on Monday with goalies Andrei Vasilevskiy and Brian Elliott in COVID-19 protocol.

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