A Tampa Bay Lightning fan holds a sign saying
A Tampa Bay Lightning fan holds a sign saying "I'll never let go, Jo" and "Come back!" with a picture of Montreal Canadiens Jonathan Drouin as Drouin skates by during the pregame warm up before taking on his former team at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning right wing J.T. Brown (23) gets off a shot as he battles to get around Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) during first period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning right wing J.T. Brown (23) gets off a shot as he battles to get around Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) during first period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) battles along the glass against Montreal Canadiens defenseman Karl Alzner (22) during first period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) battles along the glass against Montreal Canadiens defenseman Karl Alzner (22) during first period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) dos down hard while going to the net against Montreal Canadiens defenseman Karl Alzner (22) and Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) during first period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) dos down hard while going to the net against Montreal Canadiens defenseman Karl Alzner (22) and Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) during first period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) grabs the puck and prepares to exit the crease as the sticks come up during second period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) grabs the puck and prepares to exit the crease as the sticks come up during second period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
With the crowd on their feet, Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates his goal along with Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86), who got the assist, and center Vladislav Namestnikov (90) after Stamkos beat Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) as the Lightning tie the score 1-1 in the final seconds of the second period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
With the crowd on their feet, Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates his goal along with Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86), who got the assist, and center Vladislav Namestnikov (90) after Stamkos beat Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) as the Lightning tie the score 1-1 in the final seconds of the second period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) keeps the pressure on in front of the net against Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) moments before getting the assist on the go ahead goal by Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) (on left) in the first 30 seconds of the third period at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) keeps the pressure on in front of the net against Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) moments before getting the assist on the go ahead goal by Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) (on left) in the first 30 seconds of the third period at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) (center) celebrates his go ahead goal just 30 seconds into the third period beating Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) (center) celebrates his go ahead goal just 30 seconds into the third period beating Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) beats Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) and left wing Paul Byron (41) as the Lightning tie the score 1-1 in the final seconds of the second period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) beats Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) and left wing Paul Byron (41) as the Lightning tie the score 1-1 in the final seconds of the second period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) (center) celebrates his second goal of the game along with left wing Ondrej Palat (18) and center Vladislav Namestnikov (90), who picked up the assist, as the Bolts go up 3 to 1 against the Montreal Canadiens during third period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). On the left is Nikita Kucherov (86). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) (center) celebrates his second goal of the game along with left wing Ondrej Palat (18) and center Vladislav Namestnikov (90), who picked up the assist, as the Bolts go up 3 to 1 against the Montreal Canadiens during third period action at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). On the left is Nikita Kucherov (86). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) raises his stick as he is named the number one star of the game, with two goals, as the Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 3 to 1 at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) raises his stick as he is named the number one star of the game, with two goals, as the Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 3 to 1 at Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday evening (12/28/17). DIRK SHADD | Times