It appears goals will be hard to come by in this series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Montreal Canadiens. You know, if the first two periods of Game 1 are any indication.
Not much of a surprise, really, that this has turned into a goalie duel. Ben Bishop and Carey Price have both come up with big saves, resulting in the two teams going into the second intermission in a scoreless tie. Both goalies had each gone five consecutive periods without allowing a goal.
Here’s an example of Bishop’s work this evening, as he stacks the pads and denies Tomas Plekanec with the glove on a short-handed two-on-one rush in the second period, keeping it 0-0.