Hurricanes hold Lightning without shot on goal in 2nd period

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The mighty Tampa Bay Lightning offense was no match for the Carolina Hurricanes in the second period of Sunday's contest, as the home side held the Bolts without a single shot on goal in the middle frame.

The Canes outshot the Lightning 17-0 in the second. It was the first time Carolina's held an opponent to no shots on goal in a period since 2004, according to Hurricanes PR.

Conversely, it also marked the first time Tampa Bay failed to record a shot on goal in a single period since 2013, according to Bryan Burns of the team's website.

It was a dominant showing in the second for the Hurricanes, who recorded 85% of the period's shot attempts, 93% of the scoring chances, and 95% of expected goals at five-on-five, according to Natural Stat Trick.

Carolina outshot Tampa Bay 44-13 for the contest and recorded a 70-26 advantage in five-on-five attempts. The Hurricanes ultimately won the game 4-3 in overtime, marking the club's first 3-0 start since the 1995-96 season.

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