Lightning beat Kings 5-2 for twelfth straight residence win
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Level had a objective and an help, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Saturday night time for a franchise-record twelfth consecutive residence win.
Victor Hedman, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Corey Perry and Ross Colton additionally scored for Tampa Bay, which has received three in a row general. Nick Perbix had three assists, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 26 saves.
The Lightning surpassed the franchise mark of 11 straight residence wins set in 2019-20 and defeated the Kings for the seventh straight time at Amalie Area. The Lightning have not misplaced at residence since Dec. 6 in opposition to Detroit.
Los Angeles had received three in a row. Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Phillip Danault scored for the Kings, and Jonathan Fast made 20 saves.
Tampa Bay went forward to stick with two targets in a 79-second span within the first interval.
Level scored at 5:02 on a fast shot from Fast’s doorstep. Nikita Kucherov arrange Level’s twenty ninth objective when he picked up a foul go behind the web and made a fast centering feed.
Bellemare made it 2-0 at 6:21 with a wrist shot from the excessive slot after a giveaway by Kings defenseman Sean Durzi.
The Kings obtained one again at 10:12 when Anderson-Dolan’s shot from the highest of the left circle hit Vasilevskiy’s glove and snuck between his pads. However Perry made it 3-1 at 15:57, beating Fast from the decrease left circle.
Colton scored on a rebound of Perbix’s shot at 15:20 of the second. However Danault obtained credit score for his 14th at 19:08 when his go from the appropriate nook was deflected into the web by Lightning defenseman Ian Cole.
The Lightning went greater than 16 minutes and not using a shot within the third interval earlier than Hedman’s one-timer from the left level beat Fast.
Kings: Full a six-game street journey at Carolina on Tuesday.
Lightning: Off till they go to Florida on Feb. 6.