Lightning And Jets Tied 2-2 At 2nd Intermission

Ondrej Palat Scores To Tie Game & Franchise Rookie Mark For Points In Seven Consecutive Games

The Jets and Bolts are tied 2-2 at intermission and thus far special teams have kept the Jets into the game.  The Jets have scored on two out of three power play opportunities while stopping the Lightning in each of their three power play attempts. 

The Winnipeg Jets jumped out to a 2-1 lead with their second power play goal of the contest at the 4:45 mark when Dustin Byfuglien scored his 1oth goal on the season.

Ondrej Palat scored his eighth goal of the season to tie the game at the 15:37 mark with assists to Nikita Kucherov (3) and Alex Killorn (15).

It was Palat’s seventh consecutive game with scoring a point which ties the franchise record for rookies held by Brad Richards (January 29, 2001 through February 13, 2001) and is the longest of the season for any rookie. He was tied with Steven Stamkos (March 12, 2009 through March 24, 2009) and Cory Conacher (February 16, 2013 through February 26, 2013).

When the Lighting are tied after 2-periods they have a record of 5-1-4 while the Jets are 7-5-2.

The Lightning outshot the Jets 11-7 in the second period and have a 16-9 advantage through two periods.

 

 

 

 

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