Ryan Hartman's goal helps Wild top Lightning

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Field Level Media
29 Nov 2021, 13:40 GMT+10

Ryan Hartman scored the go-ahead extremity midway done the 3rd play to assistance the Minnesota Wild to a 4-2 triumph implicit the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning connected Sunday day successful Saint Paul, Minn.

Nick Bjugstad, Victor Rask and Marcus Foligno besides scored for Minnesota, which won its 3rd crippled successful a row. Foligno scored his extremity successful the last infinitesimal connected an empty-netter.

Corey Perry and Alex Killorn each scored for Tampa Bay, whose three-game winning streak ended.

Wild goaltender Cam Talbot stopped 28 of 30 shots to amended to 12-5-0.

Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turned speech 33 of 36 shots but dropped to 10-4-3.

Hartman scored the decisive extremity for the Wild with 10:45 remaining successful the 3rd period. He took a walk from Kirill Kaprizov and finished disconnected a rotation determination with a wrist changeable that bushed Vasilevskiy for his team-leading 12th goal.

The series gave Hartman 5 goals successful his past six games and 12 points (eight goals, 4 assists) successful his past 12 contests.

Minnesota opened the scoring astatine 11:03 of the archetypal period. Bjugstad skated successful from the close ellipse and lifted a changeable implicit Vasilevskiy's near enarthrosis for his 3rd goal.

Forty-eight seconds later, Tampa Bay pulled adjacent astatine 1-1. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare zipped a walk to Perry, who settled the puck and fired a wrist changeable past Talbot for his 2nd goal.

Minnesota regained a 2-1 pb with 3:32 remaining successful the archetypal period. Rask notched his 3rd extremity aft helium got the puck successful beforehand of the nett and snapped a rising changeable conscionable nether the crossbar.

Tampa Bay scored the lone extremity of the 2nd play to unit a 2-2 tie. After the Lightning won a faceoff successful their violative zone, Killorn patiently carried the puck from the close ellipse to the near ellipse earlier releasing a wrist changeable for his eighth goal.

Wild guardant Mats Zuccarello did not play due to the fact that of an upper-body injury.

--Field Level Media

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