Another short-handed goal dooms Bolts

by Gary Shelton on November 9, 2022

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Hagel tied the game at 1-1./TIM WIRT

Wednesday, 4 a.m.

For the Tampa Bay Lightning, it is an opportunity to exert their power.

For crying out loud, they have the opposition outnumbered. They are home, and their stars are itching to shoot.

And time after time, it blows up in their face.

For the third time in four games, the Tampa Bay Lightning gave up a short-handed goal Tuesday night. Eventually, it was the difference in a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.

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Killorn scored on a re-direct./TIM WIRT

"We're just giving up one too many goals," Bolts' coach John Cooper said. "You're not going to score four every night."

The Oilers added two power play goals on three shots (it would have been three if a goal was not disallowed).

The Bolts scored on goals from Brandon Hagel and Alex Killorn. Pat Maroon scored what seemed to be the winning goal in the third period, but replay determined the puck did not cross the goal.

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy fell to 4-4 on the season, stopping 26 of 29 shots.

The Bolts play at the Washington Senators on Friday night at 7 p.m.

Maroon had the tying goal erased./TIM WIRT


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