The Pittsburgh Penguins were able to dominate from the second period on to defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2. Despite being scoreless in the first period Matt Murray made some great saves. Andrei Vaslievskiy made some great saves as well and it looked like the second period would also end scoreless. Carl Hagelin scored with 10 seconds left in the second period to give the Penguins 1-0 lead going into the third period.
Five minutes into the third period Phil Kessel increased the Penguins 2-0. and 14 seconds later Tyler Johnson scored to cut the lead to 2-1. Then on a power play Sidney Crosby scored to increase the Penguin lead to 3-1. Then Chris Kunitz scored unassisted to give them a 4-1 lead. Ondrej Palat scored a late goal for the Lightning to make the final score 4-2. The only concern is Patric Hornqvist leaving the game late with an injury. Game 4 is Friday night at Amalie Arena with face off at 8:00 P.M.