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Highlight reel: Lightning 4 / Jets 3 (OT)

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The big picture

Another full house, another night when downtown Winnipeg is alive. Forget the score for a moment because Saturday night was more about putting the finishing touches on what was a sensational return of the NHL to our burg. And like every other night this season, the MTS Centre was alive and the fans were just as much the story as the game itself.

 

The little picture

OK, now that we've served up a healthy dose of schmaltz, the goods on the Jets, Coles-Notes version: Fell behind -- again -- and registered just three shots in the first period. Too many defensive breakdowns cost this team Saturday night, just as it has many times this season.

 

Game breaker

Teddy Purcell's third of the night came 68 seconds into OT, killing any notion of a dream ending in the final game.

 

Summary

FIRST PERIOD

1. Tampa Bay, Purcell 22 (Lecavalier) 17:49

Penalties -- Stuart Wpg (tripping) 7:41, Clitsome Wpg (tripping) 13:40.

SECOND PERIOD

2. Tampa Bay, Purcell 23 (Lecavalier, Brown) 1:12

3. Winnipeg, Antropov 15 (Miettienen, Kane) 8:53

Penalty -- Brewer TB (hooking) 6:46.

THIRD PERIOD

4. Tampa Bay, Stamkos 60 (St. Louis, Lee) 3:29

5. Winnipeg, Slater 12 (Clitsome, Enstrom) 4:59

Penalties -- Malone TB (hooking) 13:13, Little Wpg (holding) 15:18.

OVERTIME

7. Tampa Bay, Purcell 24 (Hedman) 1:08

Penalties -- None.

Shots on goal by

Tampa Bay84101--23

Winnipeg315121--31

 

Goal -- Tampa Bay: Roloson (W,13-16-3); Winnipeg: Pavelec (L,29-29-8).

Power plays (goals-chances) -- Tampa Bay: 0-3; Winnipeg: 0-2.

Referees -- Steve Kozari, Tim Peel. Linesmen -- Mike Cvik, Brad Lazarowich

Attendance -- 15,004 (15,004)

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 9, 2012 C3

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