The Tampa Bay Lightning emerged victorious over the Boston Bruins in a heart-stopping overtime battle. The home team clawed their way back from the brink of defeat, securing a 5-4 victory after a grueling extra five minutes of play.
The Bruins held a commanding 4-3 lead with mere seconds left on the clock, but a clutch goal from Lightning captain Steven Stamkos tied the game with just five seconds remaining, forcing the contest into overtime. In the extra period, the tension was palpable as both teams fought tooth and nail for the winning goal.
After a minute and 19 seconds of intense overtime action, Brandon Hagel delivered the heroics for the Lightning, netting the game-winning goal. Both Hagel and Stamkos shone brightly for the Lightning, each tallying a goal and an assist.
For the Bruins, David Pastrnak matched the impressive performance of his Lightning counterparts, also recording a goal and an assist. The Tampa Bay Lightning next game is against the Winnipeg Jets on November 23.
Anze Kopitar Leads Kings to Victory
Slovenian national team member Anze Kopitar made his mark on the ice, contributing a goal to the Los Angeles Kings' convincing triumph over the Arizona Coyotes.
The Kings overcame an early deficit to secure a dominant 5-2 victory, with Kopitar's contribution adding to the team's impressive performance.
Florida Panthers Rally to Defeat Edmonton Oilers
The Florida Panthers staged a remarkable comeback, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 in a thrilling contest.
The Oilers held a commanding 2-0 lead and later extended it to 3-2, but the Panthers displayed unwavering determination, clawing their way back into the game and ultimately securing a valuable victory. The Scandinavian connection of Aleksander Barkov and Patric Hörnqvist proved instrumental in the Panthers' comeback.
Swedish forward Barkov recorded a goal and two assists, while Finnish defenseman Hörnqvist found the back of the net twice.
Other NHL Results
In other NHL action, the Dallas Stars defeated the New York Rangers 6-3, the Nashville Predators edged out the Colorado Avalanche 4-3, the Seattle Kraken fell to the Calgary Flames 3-4 in overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks emerged victorious over the San Jose Sharks with a 3-1 scoreline.