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25 Aoû 2017 à 12:17pm

TAMPA, Fla. This Stanley Cup Final, just as much as it is po sible to predict might be found, appeared like it turned out destined to be a one, and Game 1 didn't make a great deal of a disagreement against that po sibility.

The Lightning left the initial period dictating enjoy a 1-0 lead. The Blackhawks pushed back, managing shot attempts (45- Delanie Walker Jersey 35) and scoring chances (20-17, via war-on-ice.com), and scoring late to find a 2-1 win.

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Neither team played the full game. The Blackhawks got away using it.

"Coming outside of that first period (Wednesday), I don't want to overstate it or anything, but we knew happening 1-0 became a good situation for many people with the fact it would likely happen to be worse," Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said.

The Lightning decided not to.

"You waken in the am, you will be a little bit of angry, a touch pi sed off," Lightning forward Brian Boyle said.

Saturday's Game 2 is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. ET in Tampa. TV: NBC in the usa, CBC and TVA Sports in Canada.

If Lightning players don't need to get up on Sunday pi sed off and down 2-0 read on Chance Warmack Jersey for some things that must happen:

Return within the Triplets: It's not that will disparage Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat. Heading in the series, among the combined for 28 of one's Lightning's 55 playoff goals. Johnson leads the playoffs with 12. They just don't score all the games. Lightning coach Jon Cooper sees that quite as good as anyone.

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"It's a huge compliment while they get asked that question because meaning they've scored so frequently and done this many great things," Cooper said. "The fact they don't do it once, it's alarming."

"They've proven over and over again they can be kept away from the scoresheet a game here, a sport there, however are not attending stop them off for lengthy. Those kids will discover a way."

They must. No Lightning forward away from top six has above two points or positively impacts puck po se sion. Tampa Bay, over Chicago, needs offense from the top guys.

Good Bishop: Ben Bishop's postseason, in totality, is fine a .919 save percentage 's what it can be. However, the problem for Bishop is how the .919 number has come from. You will discover three five-goal games combined in there out of your Eastern Conference finals alone, as well as two other sub-.800 games from earlier inside playoffs. It's tough to understand Bishop bring over a given night.

Ironically, Bishop was solid on Wednesday. Not great, not terrible. Given just how the Eastern Conference finals unfolded, that is the surprise additionally, the Ropati Pitoitua Jersey Lightning be inclined fine by using it.

All that zone time Chicago generated didn't caused a wide range of quality shots; a lot of its 21 shots were from your perimeter. Bishop, generally, did well; of his 19 saves, via NHL.com, 14 were on clean shots. The goals he allowed were for the screen with a tip, and his rebound control was good.

Hopefully to the Lightning, that's his low-water mark with the series; five-goal meltdowns contrary to the Blackhawks aren't planning to work.

Paquette vs. "Captain Everything": We said earlier the fact that Lightning need offense using top two lines. That's true, neverthele s it's also not suitable disparage the tasks in the other guys. Cedric Paquette, especially, was impre sive in Game 1; he led a line that has been equated largely against Toews, Patrick Kane and Brandon Mike Martin Jersey Saad.

Cooper didn't tell Paquette he was drawing that matchup until immediately prior to the game."I want to avoid him thinking, 'Oh, my gosh, I am about to really need to check Captain Everything,'" Cooper said.

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A couple hours later, the Blackhawks' first-line players Captain Everything included were minus-7 in even-strength shot attempts together four scoring chances between them. That rarely happens. When the Lightning makes a practice of that hoo, boy.

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"Our thinking was our world can neutralize that line with (Paquette), (Ryan Callahan), and if (J.T. Brown) or (Alex Killorn), whoever prevails, that will give our other guys hopefully a small amount better ability to score," Cooper said.

Be themselves: The Lightning dug their solution of two previous Game 1 lo ses, including against the Rangers. That alone should stop them from losing it. Both Cooper and Stamkos said thatwhen they reviewed the playback quality, they saw more good than bad.

"We learned our le son pretty quick here. Like I said, we are not worried. We're anxious about the belief that we did a whole lot of positive things," Stamkos said.

"That's something to develop on. Here is the two best teams with the league for your reason. We believe in ourselves."


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