Breaking News
0
Ad-Free Version. Upgrade your Investing.com experience. Save up to 40% More details

Red Wings blank Lightning in marathon shootout

Sports & GeneralMay 01, 2021 09:15PM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This article has already been saved in your Saved Items
 
2/2 © Reuters. NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings 2/2

Sam Gagner scored in the eighth round of a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 home win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.

Tampa Bay outshot Detroit in regulation and overtime, 33-15, but couldn't put anything past Detroit goalie Thomas Greiss, who recorded his second consecutive shutout.

Tampa Bay started backup goalie Curtis McElhinney, who made 15 saves in what was his first start since April 22 and 11th of the season.

Ross Colton of Tampa Bay scored to start the shootout, but Jakub Vrana of the Red Wings answered in the first round to tie the shootout at 1-1.

Brayden Point of Tampa Bay and Filip Zadina of Detroit scored in the second round of the shootout, but there weren't any more goals until Tampa Bay's Tyler Johnson scored in the seventh round.

However, Valtteri Filppula of Detroit scored to force an eighth round.

After Tampa Bay's Yanni Gourde missed the net, Gagner finally ended the game.

Tampa Bay (34-14-3, 71 points) had a big opportunity with 6:04 remaining in the game when it had a two-man advantage for 1:46, but the Red Wings (18-26-9, 45 points) killed the chance off, allowing just two shots and withstanding a tipped shot that went off of the crossbar.

The Lightning thought they had taken the lead with 9:23 left in the third period on a goal off of a point shot by Ryan McDonagh, but following a challenge by the Red Wings, it was called back due to goalie interference.

Ondrej Palat was ruled to have bumped with Greiss and threw him out of position as the puck sailed into the net.

Tampa Bay went 0-for-4 on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-3.

The Lightning saw a four-game winning streak end, while the Red Wings snapped a three-game losing streak despite failing to score a goal in regulation for the second time in three games.

--Field Level Media

Red Wings blank Lightning in marathon shootout
 

Related Articles

Add a Comment

Comment Guidelines

We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind: 

  • Enrich the conversation
  • Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed.
  • Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically.
  •  Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases.
  • NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and links within a comment will be removed
  • Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user.
  • Don’t Monopolize the Conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also believe strongly in giving everyone a chance to air their thoughts. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
  • Only English comments will be allowed.

Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.

Write your thoughts here
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
Post also to:
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Thanks for your comment. Please note that all comments are pending until approved by our moderators. It may therefore take some time before it appears on our website.
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Add Chart to Comment
Confirm Block

Are you sure you want to block %USER_NAME%?

By doing so, you and %USER_NAME% will not be able to see any of each other's Investing.com's posts.

%USER_NAME% was successfully added to your Block List

Since you’ve just unblocked this person, you must wait 48 hours before renewing the block.

Report this comment

I feel that this comment is:

Comment flagged

Thank You!

Your report has been sent to our moderators for review
Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.
Continue with Google
or
Sign up with Email