December 6, 2023


Tampa Bay Lightning gamers mob left wing Brandon Hagel after he scored the game-winning aim in opposition to the Boston Bruins in extra time an NHL hockey sport Monday, Nov. 20, 2023, in Tampa, Fla. AP Picture/Chris O’Meara

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored the tying aim with 4.8 seconds left in regulation and Brandon Hagel received the winner on a breakaway 1:19 into extra time because the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Jap Convention-leading Boston Bruins 5-4 on Monday night time.

Tanner Jeannot, Nicholas Paul and Austin Watson scored for the Lightning. Jonas Johansson turned apart 22 photographs.

Stamkos’ aim got here after Victor Hedman saved a clearing try within the Boston zone. Hedman additionally arrange Hagel’s aim.

Pavel Zacha, David Pastrnak, John Beecher and Charlie Coyle scored for Boston. Jeremy Swayman stopped 41 photographs because the Bruins dropped to 13-1-3 on the season.

Tampa Bay star Nikita Kucherov skated gingerly off the ice halfway via the second however returned for the third.

Pastrnak and Beecher scored 1:21 aside halfway via the third earlier than Watson pulled Tampa Bay even at 3-3 simply 57 seconds after Beecher’s aim. Coyle then put Boston up 4-3 with 3:51 remaining,

It’s simply the fourth time Boston has allowed greater than two objectives in a sport.

After failing to attain throughout a minute-long 5-on-3 power-play earlier within the second. Paul put the Lightning up 2-1 on a deflection of Mikhail Sergachev’s man-advantage shot with 30 seconds left within the interval.

Tampa Bay’s top-ranked dwelling energy play went 1 for six in opposition to the Bruins’ league-best penalty kill. Boston failed to attain on its two energy performs.

Pastrnak prolonged his level streak to seven video games with a nifty cross from the low slot to arrange Zacha’s aim that tied it at 1 halfway via an up-tempo first interval that Tampa Bay held a 19-12 shot benefit.

Brad Marchand additionally assisted on Zacha’s aim amd moved previous Lightning broadcaster Phil Esposito into fourth place in franchise historical past with 431 street factors. The left wing has a degree in six consecutive video games.


Bruins: At Florida on Wednesday night time.

Lightning: Host Winnipeg on Wednesday night time.