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Looking for that "surprise"



Tortorella has talked about needing to get that "surprise," a goal or performance from someone other than his big three of Brad Richards, Martin St Louis and Vinny Lecavalier....

The Lightning doesn't have much of a choice now - at least, for the opening couple minutes of the second period..

Both Vinny and Marty will start the second period, with Tampa Bay down 1-0, in the penalty box following late penalties in the first.

Lecavalier's penalty - cross checking - came on a crucial play. Playing down low midway through a Lightning power play, he tried to slam in a rebound off a Prospal shot. Brodeur made a big save, and Lecavalier cross checked a Devils player.

St. Louis picked up an unsportsmanlike call after speaking with officials; so did the Devils John Madden....

[Last modified: Sunday, August 16, 2009 4:37pm]


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