Colton Tames the Panthers

Game 2 of the series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Florida Panthers took place today. In the first matchup, the Lightning would win it by a final score of 4-1.

Here is how the two teams would line up:

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In the first period, the visiting Lightning would get on the board first. The goal would come via the power play. The beneficiary of the goal would be Corey Perry, it would be his fourth goal of the playoffs. The assists on the play coming from Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman. The Lightning would take a 1-0 lead heading into the first intermission.

In the second period, the Panthers would tie up the game. The goal coming from Eetu Luostarinen, it would be his first goal of the playoffs. The assists on the play coming from Gustav Forsling and Claude Giroux. The game would remained tied heading into the second intermission.

The game looked like it would be heading into overtime, but the Lightning would get a buzzer beater. The goal coming from Ross Colton, his fifth goal of the playoffs. The assists on the play would come from Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat. The Lightning would win Game 2 by a score of 2-1, and take a commanding 2-0 series lead heading back to Tampa Bay.

Three Stars:

Ross Colton
Andrei Vasilevskiy
Sergei Bobrovsky

Boxscore

Next Game:

The next game in the series will be on Sunday May 22, at 130p on TNT

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