Lightning's Corey Perry suffers nasty cut in pregame warmups, teken eerste doel van Game aan 2 teen. Panthers

Perry was besig om op te warm sonder 'n helm toe 'n skut wat hy geskiet het die dwarslat van die doel getref en in sy gesig geskiet, laat hom met 'n sny oor sy oog.

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Tampa Bay Lightning right winger Corey Perry (10) celebrates with center Steven Stamkos (91) after scoring against the Florida Panthers during the first period in Game 2 of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at FLA Live Arena May 18, 2022.

Tampa Bay Lightning right winger Corey Perry (10) celebrates with center Steven Stamkos (91) after scoring against the Florida Panthers during the first period in Game 2 of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at FLA Live Arena May 18, 2022. (Sam Navarro/USA Today Sports)

Minute later, the game started, and the veteran was in the so-called zone.

He scored the first goal of the game at the 12:06 mark and put the Lightning up 1-0 over the Panthers.

It was a power-play goal for the Lightning, who have reaped the rewards of the man advantage against the Panthers in this series. Thursday night was no exception.

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Corey Perry (10) of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against the Florida Panthers in Game 2 of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at FLA Live Arena May 19, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla.

Corey Perry (10) of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against the Florida Panthers in Game 2 of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at FLA Live Arena May 19, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images)

It was Perry’s fourth goal of the playoffs. He had a goal and assist in Tampa Bay’s 4-1 victory over Florida in Game 1. He scored two goals against the Toronto Maple Leafs in their first-round series.

Perry played all 82 games for the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions this season. He joined Tampa Bay after a season with the Montreal Canadiens.

Corey Perry (10) of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against the Florida Panthers in Game 2 of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the FLA Live Arena May 19, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla.

Corey Perry (10) of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against the Florida Panthers in Game 2 of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the FLA Live Arena May 19, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images)

He posted 19 goals and 21 assists with Tampa Bay.

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