from Robert Tychkowski of the Edmonton Sun,
The Lightning scored three third-period goals, all of them going in off Edmonton players, to post a 3-2 decision and win their first game at Rexall Place since 2007.
Three own goals in a span of 13 minutes?
You had to see it to believe it. And even the people who saw it had trouble processing what happened.
“I’ve never seen three go in like that,” said a baffled Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. “We were kind of dictating the play for most of the game, so that was tough to swallow.”
Imagine being goalie Cam Talbot. With friends like these, he didn’t need any enemies on Friday.
“I’ve never seen anything like that,” sighed the losing goalie who stopped everything Tampa shot at him, just not everything Edmonton did.
“When the only goals that they score go off of our guys, there is nothing you can do in games like that. I thought we played well enough that we should have won that game, but they got the bounces and we didn’t.
“It’s extremely frustrating. Especially where we are in the standings. We need every point that we can get. When points slip away like that when you are doing the right things for most of the game, that is tough to swallow.”
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