Lightning gets lucky bounces in win over Carolina

by Gary Shelton on December 12, 2014 · 0 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Lightning

Kucherov hits the daily double/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Kucherov hits the daily double/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Friday, 12:30 a.m.

TAMPA

Some games, you win by skill. Some games, you win by smarts. Some games, you win by muscle.

Then there are games like this one, which you find lying in a field of four-leaf clovers.

This time, money fell from the sky, and winning lottery tickets floated by on the breeze. This time, the angels smiled at the leprechauns. This time, the Lightning found horseshoes attached to pucks.

It was 2-1, and Tampa Bay has this to say:

Thanks.

There has rarely been a break as big as the Lightning got to score its second goal, and that one was bigger than the one it got on its first. Together, they had to have the Carolina Hurricanes wondering if the Lightning's next goal was going to drop from the rafters, bounce off someone's skull and wind up in the net.

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