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08:20  21 december  2018
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Woodland, Hoffman shoot 64 for share of QBE Shootout lead

Woodland, Hoffman shoot 64 for share of QBE Shootout lead Gary Woodland and Charley Hoffman shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate-shot play Saturday for a share of the lead in the QBE Shootout. Woodland and Hoffman birdied the final three holes to match the teams of Emiliano Grillo-Graeme McDowell and Brian Harman-Patton Kizzire at 19-under 125, with a better-ball round left at Tiburon Golf Club. Grillo-McDowell and Harman-Kizzire, tied for lead with Bryson DeChambeau and Kevin Na at 59 after the first-round scramble, each shot 66. Na and DeChambeau were a stroke back after a 67.

Matthew Tkachuk scored and added the shootout winner, while Mike Smith made 28 saves for his 200th career win in the Flames ' 3-2 shootout win .

Matt Cullen scored the 250th goal of his career and Mikael Granlund scored the shootout winner in the Wild's 2-1 victory in Minnesota.

Lightning rally for shootout win over Flames© The Associated Press Tampa Bay Lightning's J.T. Miller (10) celebrates his shootout goal with teammates during an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/the Canadian Press via AP)

CALGARY, Alberta — J.T. Miller scored in the seventh round of the shootout, and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Thursday night.

Ondrej Palat, Steven Stamkos, Alex Killorn and Dan Girardi scored in regulation for the Lightning (27-7-2), who improved to 10-0-1 in their past 11 games. Louis Domingue made 34 saves, including seven in overtime.


Lightning attack hoping to strike again vs. Rangers

Lightning attack hoping to strike again vs. Rangers TAMPA, Fla. -- The explosive Tampa Bay Lighting offense hosts a New York Rangers team on Monday that struggles to keep the puck out of the net while away from home. Coming off a 7-1 dismantling of the Colorado Avalanche for a sixth consecutive victory, the Lightning lead the league with 122 goals scored, 13 more than anybody else. Tampa Bay has scored five or more goals in a game 12 times through 31 games. The Lightning have seven players with at least 20 points, five players who have reached double-digits in goals and 10 players with six or more goals.

DETROIT — Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Edward Pasquale gave up five goals in his NHL debut — and still won the game. Nikita Kucherov and defenceman Victor Hedman scored in a shootout to give the Lightning a 6-5 comeback victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. "I didn’t think I’d

Tampa Bay Lightning radio commentator Dave Mishkin calls highlights from the Bolts' 7-4 win over the Calgary Flames on 2/1/18. The Lightning overcame a

Nikita Kucherov added two assists. Tampa Bay is 16-0-0 when Kucherov records a multipoint game this season.

Johnny Gaudreau and Sam Bennett each had a goal and an assist for the Flames (22-11-3), who led 3-1 after one. Sean Monahan and Mikael Backlund also scored.

Making his fourth straight start, Calgary goalie David Rittich had 32 saves.

The Flames fell behind 3:38 into the first when Palat swatted a loose puck past Rittich. But they put together an impressive response.

Bennett tied it 51 seconds later with a tap-in goal of his own. Domingue got a piece of Bennett's first shot, but the puck trickled behind him and the Calgary forward adeptly followed up on the play.

Monahan put Calgary in front at 7:50 when he muscled his way into the slot past Tampa Bay defenseman Braydon Coburn and one-timed a pass from Elias Lindholm past Domingue.

Stamkos has 3 goals, Lightning beat Rangers 6-3

Stamkos has 3 goals, Lightning beat Rangers 6-3 TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos had three goals to become the first player from the 2008 draft to reach 700 points, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their seventh consecutive game by beating the New York Rangers 6-3 on Monday night. BOX SCORE: LIGHTNING 6, RANGERS 3 Stamkos scored power-play goals that tied the game in the first and second periods. The center completed his ninth hat trick and first since Oct. 13, 2014, from the slot at 10:41 of the third. The Lightning star, coming off a two-goal, two-assist outing in Saturday night's 7-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche, has 701 points in 696 career games.

Well, nobody will accuse the Wild of cowering to the Lightning on this particular night. Not after that effort. They were the better team for most of the game That was enough to keep the Wild motivated, and in the second period they took over the game. It culminated with Marcus Foligno getting loose on

Anze Kopitar sparked the Kings' two-goal rally in the 3rd, and delivered the lead in the shootout for a 3-2 home win against the Maple Leafs.

Backlund then was the beneficiary of some hard work by Bennett 12:25 into the first. Bennett fought hard behind the net to get the puck out front to Backlund, who backhanded his linemate's pass past Domingue.

Stamkos scored his 18th goal of the season at 3:19 of the second when his pass to teammate Adam Erne went off Calgary defenseman TJ Brodie and past Rittich.

Killorn then swatted a rebound in behind the Calgary goalie at 5:52, tying it at 3.

After Girardi blasted a point shot past Rittich at 15:35 of the third, Gaudreau backhanded a shot through Domingue's legs at 17:32 to tie things up once again.

NOTES: Playing in his 700th NHL game, Stamkos scored his 366th goal to pass Martin St. Louis for second on the club's career list. Stamkos trails just Vincent Lecavalier (383) for most goals in team history. ... Bennett and James Neal returned to Calgary's lineup after being sidelined by upper-body injuries. Bennett missed a pair of games, while Neal sat out on Saturday in Dallas when the Flames lost 2-0 to the Stars.


Lightning: Visit Edmonton on Saturday night.

Flames: Host St. Louis on Saturday.

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Lightning rally for shootout win over Flames

DeBrusk, Marchand lift Bruins over Flames 6-4.
Jake DeBrusk and Brad Marchand each had two goals to lift the Boston Bruins over the Calgary Flames 6-4 on Thursday night. Boston has won three in a row and six of eight. The Bruins built on their win over Chicago in Tuesday's Winter Classic by beating the top team in the Western Conference. Jaroslav Halak stopped 33 shots, and John Moore and David Pastrnak also scored. Mike Smith had 21 saves for Calgary, which has dropped five of eight. Michael Frolik, Elias Lindholm, Johnny Gaudreau and Mikael Backlund scored. Gaudreau scored from a tight angle with 9:27 left to cut Boston's lead to 4-3.

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