At 18:17 of the third period in the Canadiens/Lightning, the referee ruled on the ice that Tampa Bay forward Ted Purcell's clearing pass deflected off Victor Hedman and into the net in a legal fashion. Video review was inconclusive. Good Goal Tampa Bay.
It's a date that's been circled on my calendar, so it's kind of nice to have it here and get it over with (Thursday). This is a little bit of the closing of the book on the move. That's kind of how I'm looking at it.
— Stars forward Jason Spezza on returning to Ottawa for the first time to face the Senators