Listen: Blue Jackets rally from 3-goal deficit to beat Lightning 4-3
"In the first period, the lightning out shop the blue jackets? This is five on five eleven to five so two to one advantage pretty much goes with the narrative there. I mean, the lighting dominated the blue jackets in the first period. Everything went their way second period. The blue jackets eleven ten the five on five shots category in the third seven four in the five on five categories. So it's not just the blue jackets getting more opportunities five on five and playing better in their game progressing, but the blue jackets shutting down the lighting's opportunities as well. They only had fourteen five on five shot chances in the second and third period. And like you said it's gravy age. Team gets shorthanded goal. Blue jackets win on a power play goal late in the game. It's hard to come back from that. But you could see if you're looking at not just the eye test as into what you were witnessing tonight. But you know, the statistics as well it was slipping away you could see slipping away. You were hoping that they were able to grab control the wheel and get back on track here. But that wasn't the case. Again, the good news is and I remind people this is a best of seven series. This is a team in the lightning that has not blown a three game or three goal lead and lost since December eighteenth two thousand fifteen thanks to the statistics people who had those records hanging around there. And it's been awhile since we've seen something like this. It's been a while that players have dealt with this. But these are all issues that they're going to chew on for the next forty five or so hours, and it's going to be you know, a very important bounceback effort on Friday in game two. Of course, you have to make adjustments. Then you have to respond for for"