Dallas Stars Win Game 5 in 2OT, 3-2 to Stave off Elimination

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Dallas Stars14-9-0Anton Khudobin1.35 / .951Tampa Bay Lightning15-5-1Andrei Vasilevskiy2.02 / .909 TDLR: IT’S NOT OVER YET! The Dallas Stars hold on thanks to one goal from Pavelski, and two goals from Perry, including the double-overtime game winner. In Game 5, the Tampa Bay Lighting had the chance to Finish the Fight win their second … Continue reading Dallas Stars Win Game 5 in 2OT, 3-2 to Stave off Elimination

Lightning win Game 3 by a Score of 5-2, Take a 2-1 Series lead

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Dallas Stars13-8-0Jake Oettinger0.00 / 1.00Tampa Bay Lightning14-4-1Andrei Vasilevskiy2.07 / .913 TLDR: Tampa captain Steven Stamkos makes a short-lived return to play, and Stars’ backup goaltender Jake Oettinger came in as relief for Khudobin. Despite shifts in momentum, it was the Lightning that would win a 2nd straight game to take Game 3 by … Continue reading Lightning win Game 3 by a Score of 5-2, Take a 2-1 Series lead

Lightning Advance to Stanley Cup Final

Tampa looks to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2015 while the Isles look to stay alive in Game 6 tonight. In Game 5, the Isles won 2-1 in double OT. Game 6 Tale of the Tape *Graphic is the property of the NHL, NHL Public Relations, New York Islanders, … Continue reading Lightning Advance to Stanley Cup Final

Tampa One Win Away with 4-1 Victory

Tampa Bay Lightning v. New York IslandersTB Leads 2-1Game 4 Lineups Tampa Bay Lightning Ondrej Palat -- Brayden Point -- Nikita Kucherov Alex Killorn -- Yanni Gourde -- Blake Coleman Barclay Goodrow -- Anthony Cirelli -- Tyler Johnson Pat Maroon -- Cedric Paquette Victor Hedman -- Kevin Shattenkirk Ryan McDonagh -- Zach Bogosian Mikhail Sergachev … Continue reading Tampa One Win Away with 4-1 Victory

Islanders win 5-3, snap Bolts’ six-game win streak

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Tampa Bay Lightning10-3-0Andrei Vasilevskiy4.14 / .886New York Islanders12-4-3Semyon Varlamov3.05 / .919 TLDR: Despite a third-period push from Tampa, early goals from New York sets the stage for the Islanders to win their first game of the series, and snap the Bolts six-game win streak. In a potentially tide-changing Game 3, the New York … Continue reading Islanders win 5-3, snap Bolts’ six-game win streak

Kucherov Scores Game Winner, Down Isles 2-1

New York Islanders projected lineup  Anders Lee -- Mathew Barzal -- Jordan Eberle Anthony Beauvillier -- Brock Nelson -- Josh Bailey Andrew Ladd -- Jean-Gabriel Pageau -- Leo Komarov Matt Martin -- Casey Cizikas -- Cal Clutterbuck Adam Pelech -- Ryan Pulock Devon Toews -- Scott Mayfield Nick Leddy -- Andy Greene Semyon Varlamov Thomas Greiss Scratched: Derick Brassard, Ross Johnston, Otto Koivula,  Tom Kuhnhackl, Michael Dal Colle, Sebastian Aho, Johnny Boychuk, Noah Dobson, Thomas Hickey, Christopher Gibson Unfit to play: None  Tampa Bay Lightning projected … Continue reading Kucherov Scores Game Winner, Down Isles 2-1