The Tampa Bay Lightning edged the Chicago Blackhawks – barely – on Wednesday to leapfrog back over the St. Louis www.e666e.com/kevin-shattenkirk-jersey-c-1_29.html Blues for the top record in the NHL.
The Bolts capitalized on a power-play opportunity in overtime, with Brayden Point scoring the decisive goal in a 3-2 OT win. It was an exciting overtime period, with Point being stopped all in alone earlier in the OT, and the same happening to Patrick Kane on a breakaway.
Kane had been getting the best of the Lightning earlier in the game, scoring the first two goals of the contest in the first period. Not a lot of players can make plays like this off the rush:
Then again, few teams can score a goal this pretty, especially while shorthanded:
Steven Stamkos and Vladislav Namestnikov collected assists on Wednesday, but the top line (including Nikita Kucherov) failed to score a goal, though they created quite a few chances. The best – at least in regulation – came www.eraneta.com/jonathan-marchessault-c-1_15.html when Stamkos seized an opportunity against the Blackhawks, but Corey Crawford was game: