Charlie Coyle delivered a clutch one-timer behind the net by James van Riemsdyk, giving the Bruins a 4-3 lead at 16:09.
Reflecting on the game, Coyle expressed disappointment at not being able to secure the win. He emphasized the importance of maintaining leads in the third period and stressed the need for the team to play strategically, especially when ahead.
Tanner Jeannot put the Lightning in the lead with a goal at 6:39 of the first period, displaying his agility and skill as he lifted a rebound over Swayman’s pad.
Pavel Zacha swiftly tied the game at 1-1 at 9:55 with a perfectly executed side net shot off a pass from Pastrnak after a successful turnover on the forecheck by Boston.
Nicholas Paul contributed to Tampa Bay’s lead with a power-play goal at 19:30 of the second period, redirecting a shot from Mikhail Sergachev.
Talking about his team’s effort, Cooper commended the players for their hard work and highlighted the rewarding results of their recent games, acknowledging that perfection isn’t always attainable but expressing satisfaction with the team’s performance.
Pastrnak leveled the score at 2-2 at 6:26 of the third period with a goal from the point, skillfully navigating through traffic and landing the puck past Johansson’s glove side.
John Beecher elevated the Bruins to a 3-2 lead at 7:47, showcasing resilience and determination as he scored from the high slot after forcing a turnover.
Montgomery expressed his admiration for the team’s resilience and unwavering belief in their ability to win the game, highlighting the persistent effort exhibited on the bench.
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