street. Paul, Minnesota – Caline Addison He had a goal and two assists, and the Minnesota Wild defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 at the Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday.
Addison is the first rookie defensive player in Wild history to have multiple three-point games in a single season (three assists against Colorado Avalanche on Oct. 17).
“I think she plays with confidence and gets my feet moving,” Addison said. “I’ve been trying to focus on just getting pucks, not necessarily over the net, but around the net and just creating chances for the players.”
Kirill Kaprizov He scored two goals to extend his home score streak to 14 games, and Poldy died He had two goals for Minnesota (22-13-2), and is 9-2-0 in his past 11 games.
“You always compare yourself to those teams that go to the end,” Captain Wilde said Jared Spurgeon He said. “They’ve been there for a while, so to be able to put in an effort like that, it’s great for us.”
Philip Gustafson He made 34 saves before leaving with 2:03 left in the third period due to an illness. replaced with Marc Andre Fleurywho did not face a single bullet.
(He) skated and [got sick]Wild coach Dean Evason said “I don’t know about anything else. They’re obviously evaluating it. I don’t know at this point. That was all I was told.”
Brayden Point Scored for Tampa Bay (24-12-1), who were playing their second straight game following their 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday.
Brian Elliottwho started both games with him Andrey Vasilevsky He was out due to an illness, and made 28 saves.
“It’s his job,” Lightning coach John Cooper said of Elliott. “That’s probably why he’s been in the league for so long, because he can handle things like that. He’s a real professional. He did everything for us tonight, we didn’t score enough goals.”
Joel Erickson Ek He gave Minnesota a 1-0 lead at 14:30 of the first period. Addison’s shot from the point went wide, but the rebound was deflected wide of the goal to Eriksson Eyke, who lost control of the puck as he attempted a forehand but redirected it off the skate. Nick Burbix.
Kaprizov made it 2-0 at 7:09 of the second period when he redirected a slapping Boldy pass into the power play.
“It was kind of a second-to-last play,” said Boldy. “I didn’t see much. I just tried to put him anywhere near him. The first thing I said to him was, ‘That was so crazy.'” Just to kind of get it, I don’t know if he went behind his back with the tip or what he did. It’s impressive.”
Addison extended the lead to 3-0 at 9:27, moving through the point before scoring with a slap through the traffic.
Cuts the point to 3-1 at 13:37 with a power play goal. He has eight points (six goals, two assists) over six straight.
“It was a good start in the second half, a lot of time in the area, a lot of good looks, but that power play and they scored two minutes later,” Tampa Bay defense Victor Hedman He said. “Difficult to come back down 3-0.”
Sam Steele He made it 4-1 at 15:35 in the second when Spurgeon’s point shot was redirected off his left leg.
Kaprizov fired into an empty net at 17:57 of the third period for the final 5-1. He has 25 points (10 goals, 15 assists) during his home run scoring streak, which tied Marian Gaborik (2007-08) for the longest in Wild history.
“They’ve got a good team,” Captain Lightning said Stephen Stamkos He said. “A big, strong, heavy team. We had to make everything work for us tonight and it didn’t.”
Notes: Minnesota has won 10 straight home games against Tampa Bay. … Stamkos remains two shy of the 500th goal in his career. … point has 12 goals in his past 13 matches.