November 23, 2001Lightning Shutout Devils 2-0
The New Jersey Devils were shut out 2-0 by the Tampa
Bay Lightning in Tampa Bay. Bad officiating hurt the Devils
in the game.
Jean-Francois Damphousse playing in his first career NHL
game had a rough start in goal for the Devils. He faced 3 Tampa
Bay Lightning power-plays (the Devils had none) in the first period -
he let no pucks get past him.
The first period ended with the game a scoreless tie, 0-0.
The Lightning outshot the Devils 8-7 in the period.
Modin beat Damphousse at 16:03 of the second period to
give the Lightning a 1-0 lead.
The second period ended with the Lightning leading the
game 1-0. Tampa Bay outshot New Jersey 10-7 in the period.
Prospal scored on the power-play for the Lightning at
13:38 to increase their lead to 2-0. This goal happened just
seconds after the officials neglected to call a penalty when Scott
Niedermayer was tripped by Dave Andreychuk of the Lightning.
The game ended with the Tampa Bay Lightning shutting out
the Devils 2-0. The Devils outshot the Lightning 15-4 and 29-22
in the game.
Sergei Brylin, Ken Daneyko, and Pierre Dagenais were
scratches for the Devils.
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