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Bolts Defeat Panthers 3-2 In Third Overtime Game Of Preseason

By: Brian Alward (Twitter: @balward)

The Tampa Bay Lightning trailed the Florida Panthers 2-0 early, came back and won 3-2 in overtime.

Jonathan Huberdeau did his job in the first two periods scoring both of the Panthers' goals.

Tyler Johnson answered in the second period with a goal of his own with the assists coming from Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov. This cut the deficit to one goal, Lightning down 2-1.

Richard Panik tied the game at the 6:30 mark in the third period with a shorthanded goal which would force overtime.

Kucherov scores a goal in overtime at the 4:04 mark to win the game for the Lightning.

The Lightning face these same Panthers again in the final preseason game in Sunrise. The game is scheduled for 7 P.M. with a 6:30 P.M. pregame on 970WFLA.

 

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