The Tampa Bay Lightning (37-15-6) fell to the Edmonton Oilers (32-23-4) 4-1 on Saturday night in Edmonton.
Connor McDavid scored the first two goals, including a power play goal with forty-five seconds to go in the second period, to give the Oilers a 2-0 lead. After Zach Bogosian scored midway through the third, the Lightning were unable to capitalize on a long 5-on-3 in the following moments.
After that Leon Draisaitl got an unassisted goal, before Edmonton added an empty net goal late from Kailer Yamamoto, as the Oilers would pick up a 4-1 win.
Brian Elliott got the start in the first game of a back-to-back, and saved 45 of the 48 shots he faced on net. Mikko Koskinen got the win in net for Edmonton, going 30-for-31 in net.
The Lightning now head to Vancouver where they will take on the Canucks in the second game of a back-to-back on Sunday night. Puck drop from Vancouver is set for 10:00 PM - pregame coverage begins at 9:30 PM on News Radio WFLA .
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