Tampa Bay Lightning knock out Bruins, advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Tampa Bay Lightning knock out Bruins, advance to Eastern Conference Finals

I hear Tampa is lovely in late May. They're the favourites now. The penalty kill had been a Lightning problem all season.

Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins is escorted to the penalty field through the second interval of a match towards the Tampa Bay Lightning, in Boston, Could 2, 2018.

"There is absolutely no place in our game for that". When you're not doing that, you're not fueling the other team's offense. It ended up influencing the game big-time and allowing them to come back and win. So they're in sync. Goals, great puck handling, big hits and the occasional fight but one thing everyone would least expect is one player licking another player. Bruins forward Brad Marchand was minus-1 with one shot attempt and no shots on goal.

It's not every day, that you hear about a player licking another player during a game. The first-line winger has four goals and 13 assists in this postseason. The 34-year-old would not return. Then he passed the puck to Steven Stamkos on a silver platter and boom the game was tied. "If it was, I'm probably not finishing that game". "And there wasn't an ounce of doubt in my mind or any of his teammates' [minds] that he wasn't going to come through this".

"I hope the league looks at it", Callahan said after the game, a 4-3 Lightning victory in overtime.

Pastrnak did fire eight pucks on net on Sunday, Bergeron three. "Of course they weren't going to give up that game just like that. I mean he's been good".

All this left the Lightning with a straightforward task that is anything but simple: Hold a one goal lead and eliminate a hockey team in a playoff format. "Preferably by scoring some goals, that would be the best way". Proving their clear superiority over both Toronto and Boston as a defense, Tampa consistently patrolled the net-front area and mostly made life easy for goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, and it hit a crescendo on Sunday.

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Miller, who was acquired from the New York Rangers at the trade deadline, showed off his all-around game in Tampa's two-goal second period that turned the tide of the contest.

"[Kucherov's] timing sets the whole thing up", Miller said. "That's hard to come by, even on the power play. And I thought we did a good job of it".

Apparently he's just been put on notice, and that's enough for now. "Obviously it worked out really well". Today, they are headed home for summer vacation. After dropping Game 1 of the series, the Lightning won four straight to seal the series.

When Tampa lost to Chicago in the 2015 Stanley Cup final, it ran out of gas.

"I saw the directive from the league", Cassidy said. "Insane stuff goes on and you have to keep a level head". "I'm not saying you can just flip a switch, but we could use it". As much as the Bruins needed a shakeup in Game 4, Brian Gionta was not the answer and should have been nowhere near playoff ice. Tampa surged out of the gates to start this season and built up a huge lead in the Presidents' Trophy race.

Cassidy hadn't yet decided on his forward lines. "I talked to Marchy about it (and said), 'That's what the league's asked for and we need you on the ice, we need you playing.' So zip it, or whatever term you used". We will know who their opponent will be no later than Wednesday night.