NHL Game Night: 11/27/10 Panthers at Lightning
I hate shootouts, but not as much as I hate the Panthers.
Dan Ellis allowed 3 goals on 27 shots before giving up 1 goal on 4 attempts for the shootout loss. One of Ellis' goals allowed was on a penalty shot.
10:21 TB Purcell (5), Stamkos (18), Malone (10)(PP)
10:12 TB Tyrell (3), Ritola (3), Downie (11)
12:22 FLA Dvorak (5), unassisted (SH)(PS)
03:08 FLA Kulikov (1), unassisted
08:31 FLA Matthias (4), Santorelli (3)
13:15 TB Bergenheim (4), Purcell (12), Malone (11)
Teddy Purcell and Dana Tyrell were the game's second and third stars. Florida got the bounces they needed to hang around in the game and ended up stealing two points. The effort level was much improved from the Washington debacle, at least.
Mattias Ritola had an assist and two shots in 7:26. Tonight, his softness officially became a liability, when he got beat on Kulikov's goal.
Tyrell had a goal and was +1 with 3 shots, 2 hits, and 3 blocked shots in 12:22.
Blair Jones was -1 with 1 shot and 1 hit in 2:37.