Wild wacky crazy and zany.
The Tampa Bay Lightning found a way to overcome all of it Thursday night when Marty St. Louis scored 1:16 into overtime to give Tampa Bay a 6-5 victory against defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago in front of an announced crowd of 18820 at The Forum.
“It was like little mini games” Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. “It was just mountains of setbacks in the game where they could have folded but they didn’t and that says a lot about the guys in the room.”
Steven Stamkos scored twice giving him nine goals in seven career games against Chicago and ending with four points. Nate Thompson added a short-handed goal Victor Hedman and Matt Carle also scored and Ben Bishop made 38 saves as the Lightning improved to 6-3.
Tampa Bay knocked off Chicago for the second time in three weeks despite the Blackhawks again controlling much of the game finishing with a 43-25 shot advantage. In the two meetings both won by Tampa Bay past regulation the Lightning were outshot...