Hockey – NHL – Fall three for Pierre-Édouard Bellemare and Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Lightning and its French striker Pierre-Édouard Bellemare lost heavily on Sunday night with the New York Rangers (0-4). Their third loss in a row. After their great winning streak in December which brought them to the top of the NHL standings, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Pierre-Édouard Bellemare are eating their black bread. Sunday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, they conceded their third loss in a row (0-4), the second in three days against the New York Rangers. As much that of New Year’s Eve in Florida had been tight (3-4 after tab), it will have been indisputable. Deprived of their Russian star, Artemi Panarin, in Covid protocol, the New Yorkers were carried by Mika Zibanejad, author of a hat-trick, and their goalkeeper Igor Shesterkin, who signed a shutout with 38 saves. The Lightning recovered their goalkeeper Andrei Vasilevskiy after twelve days of isolation, but the latter was clearly rusted: only 17 saves out of 21 shots. read also All the news of ice hockey Bellemare framed 4 shots and managed 2 bodychecks in 13’19 but he still suffered in his faceoffs (only 29% won). Still leader of the Atlantic Division, Tampa Bay is however overtaken in the general classification of the League by Washington, which took a point in its loss against New Jersey on an overtime goal from Nico Hischier (3-4 AD). Double treble for the Penguins In the other matches of the evening, Pittsburg dominated San Jose on a river score (8-5) with two trebles signed Evan Rodrigues and Bryan Rust (also author of two assists). The Penguins scored six times in the first half but only sealed their victory in the dying minutes after allowing their opponents to come down to 6-5.
The Winnipeg Jets, for their return after two weeks of Covid shutdown, surprised Vegas (5-4 ap). Boston heavily beat Detroit (5-1) and Colorado dismissed Anaheim (4-2).

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