ANAHEIM, Calif. —
J.T. Brown scored the tiebreaking aim within the third interval, main the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Geese on Sunday for his or her fourth straight win.
Vladislav Namestnikov additionally scored for Tampa Bay and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 photographs to assist the Lightning avenge one among their solely two regulation losses this season.
Jakob Silfverberg scored Anaheim’s lone aim and John Gibson completed with 35 saves.
Brown put the Lightning forward at 7:18 of the third together with his first of the season.
The Geese thought they tied the sport almost two minutes afterward their solely energy play of the night time on a shot by Brandon Montour. The puck was trapped beneath the left-leg pad of Vasilevskiy. His leg might have slid over the road with the puck, however after a prolonged evaluate officers dominated there was no clear proof.
Trailing 1-zero, the Geese lastly broke by way of towards Vasilevskiy three:forty eight into the third interval when Silfverberg knocked in a rebound off Chris Wagner’s shot. It was Silfverberg’s fifth objective of the season, however third in two video games.
Tampa Bay was regularly the workforce making use of the strain early and it lastly paid off on the 9:12 mark of the second interval.
The Lightning was in an influence play when ahead Nikita Kucherov’s shot from eight ft out was deflected by Gibson however proper to Tampa’s Namestnikov.
Namestnikov flicked within the rebound for his ninth aim of the season.
Tampa Bay continued to dominate puck possession within the second interval, outshooting the Geese 12-7 for an general 29-14 benefit.
NOTES: The Lightning outshot the Geese 17-7 in a scoreless first interval. … Anaheim had defeated the Lightning four-1 in Tampa on Oct. 28.
Lightning: Host Dallas on Thursday night time..
Geese: Host Boston on Wednesday night time within the fourth of 5 consecutive residence video games.